Garden Help Directory

Explore resources from NC State Extension to help you garden better. 

Contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension Center in your county for help with your gardening questions. 

NC State Extension Master GardenerSM volunteers connect people to the benefits of gardening through research-based information, educational programming, and community outreach that empowers North Carolinians to cultivate healthy plants, landscapes, ecosystems, and communities. Help grow our future! Support the NC State Extension Master Gardener program.


Alamance

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

askanemgee@gmail.com 

PHONE

336-570-6740 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

alamance.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK @alamanceemgees 

Alexander

CONTACT

Cari Mitchell, agent

EMAIL

clmitch4@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-632-4451 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

alexander.ces.ncsu.edu

Alleghany

CONTACT

Aaron Tompkins, agent 

EMAIL

artompki@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-372-5597 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

alleghany.ces.ncsu.edu

Anson

CONTACT

Aimee Colf, agent

EMAIL

aimee_colf@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

704-694-2915 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

anson.ces.ncsu.edu

Ashe

CONTACT

Blake Williams, agent

EMAIL

abwill22@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-846-5850 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

ashe.ces.ncsu.edu

Avery

CONTACT

Jerry Moody, agent

EMAIL

jerry_moody@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-733-8270 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

avery.ces.ncsu.edu

Beaufort

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

beaufortcomg@gmail.com 

PHONE

252-946-0111 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

beaufort.ces.ncsu.edu

Bertie

CONTACT

Edward Godfrey, agent

EMAIL

eegodfre@ncsu.edu

PHONE

252-794-5317 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

bertie.ces.ncsu.edu

Bladen

CONTACT

Jacob Barber, agent

EMAIL

jrbarber@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-862-4591 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

bladen.ces.ncsu.edu

Brunswick

CONTACT

Krystyna Ochota, EMG coordinator

EMAIL

kochota@ncsu.edu

PHONE

910-253-2610 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

brunswick.ces.ncsu.edu

Buncombe

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

buncombemg@gmail.com

PHONE

828-250-4878 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

buncombe.ces.ncsu.edu

OTHER WEBSITE

buncombemastergardener.org
FACEBOOK 

Burke

CONTACT

Matt Rodriguez

EMAIL

mcrodri3@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-764-9480 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

burke.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Cabarrus

CONTACT

Payton Berry, agent

EMAIL

ppberry@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

704-920-3310 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

cabarrus.ces.ncsu.edu

Caldwell

CONTACT

Sarah Christas, agent

EMAIL
scadams2@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-757-1290 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

caldwell.ces.ncsu.edu

Camden

CONTACT

Austin Brown, agent

EMAIL

austin_brown@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-331-7630 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

camden.ces.ncsu.edu

Carteret

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

carteretmastergardeners@gmail.com

PHONE

252-222-6352 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

carteret.ces.ncsu.edu

Caswell

CONTACT

Matt Solomon, agent

EMAIL

mrsolomo@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-694-4158 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

caswell.ces.ncsu.edu

Catawba

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

catawbamastergardeners@gmail.com

PHONE

828-465-8240 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

catawba.ces.ncsu.edu

Chatham

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

chathamemgv@gmail.com 

PHONE

919-545-2715 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

chatham.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Cherokee

CONTACT

Doug Clement, agent

EMAIL

doug_clement@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-837-2210 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

cherokee.ces.ncsu.edu

Chowan

CONTACT

Kellie Binnicker, agent

EMAIL

keluton@ncsu.edu

PHONE

252-482-6585 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

chowan.ces.ncsu.edu

Clay

CONTACT

Tyler Osborn, program assistant

EMAIL

tosborn@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-389-6305 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

clay.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Cleveland

CONTACT

Julie Flowers, agent

EMAIL

julie_flowers@ncsu.edu

PHONE

704-482-4365

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

cleveland.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Columbus

CONTACT

Bruce McLean, agent

EMAIL

bruce_mclean@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-640-6605 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

columbus.ces.ncsu.edu

Craven

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

252-633-1477 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

craven.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Cumberland

CONTACT

Allen West, agent

EMAIL

wawest@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-321-6860 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Currituck
CONTACT

Chris Blaha, agent

EMAIL

ctblaha@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-232-2262 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

currituck.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Dare

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

greenlineobx@gmail.com 

PHONE

252-473-4290 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

dare.ces.ncsu.edu

Davidson

CONTACT

Sam Boring, agent

EMAIL

stboring@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-242-2091 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

davidson.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Davie

CONTACT

Susan Hawkins, agent

EMAIL

smhawkin@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-753-6100 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

davie.ces.ncsu.edu

Duplin

CONTACT

Tom Hroza, agent

EMAIL

tom_hroza@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-296-2143 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

duplin.ces.ncsu.edu

Durham

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

mastergardener@dconc.gov 

PHONE

919-560-0528

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

durham.ces.ncsu.edu

OTHER WEBSITE
FACEBOOK 

INSTAGRAM

EBCI

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

828-359-6939 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

ebci.ces.ncsu.edu

Edgecombe

CONTACT

Spencer Thomas, agent

EMAIL

scthoma7@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-641-7827 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

edgecombe.ces.ncsu.edu

Forsyth

CONTACT

Leslie Rose, agent

EMAIL

extension@forsyth.cc 

PHONE

336-703-2850 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

forsyth.ces.ncsu.edu

Franklin

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

919-496-3344 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

franklin.ces.ncsu.edu

Gaston

CONTACT

Julie Flowers, agent

EMAIL

julie_flowers@ncsu.edu

PHONE

704-922-2138 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

gaston.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK  

Gates

CONTACT

Kellie Binnicker, agent

EMAIL

keluton@ncsu.edu

PHONE

252-482-6585 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

gates.ces.ncsu.edu

Graham

CONTACT

Randy Collins, agent

EMAIL

randy_collins@ncsu.edu

PHONE

828-479-7979 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

graham.ces.ncsu.edu

Granville

CONTACT

Johnny Coley, agent

EMAIL

johnny_coley@ncsu.edu

PHONE

919-603-1350 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

granville.ces.ncsu.edu

Greene

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

252-747-5831 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

greene.ces.ncsu.edu

Guilford

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

guilfordmg@gmail.com 

PHONE

336-641-2404 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

guilford.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Halifax

CONTACT

Justin Burkhead

EMAIL

jeburkhe@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-583-5161 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

halifax.ces.ncsu.edu

Harnett

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

mastergardener@harnett.org

PHONE

910-893-7530 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

harnett.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Haywood

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

haywoodemgv@gmail.com

PHONE

828-456-3575 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

haywood.ces.ncsu.edu

Henderson

CONTACT

Steve Pettis, agent

EMAIL

sdpettis@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-697-4891 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

henderson.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK 

Hertford

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

contact by phone

PHONE

252-358-7822 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

hertford.ces.ncsu.edu

Hoke

CONTACT

Ashley Grubb, agent

EMAIL

avgrubb@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-875-3461 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

hoke.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Hyde

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

beaufortcomg@gmail.com 

PHONE

252-946-0111 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

hyde.ces.ncsu.edu

Iredell

CONTACT

Melinda Roberts, agent

EMAIL

mdrober2@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

704-873-0507 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

iredell.ces.ncsu.edu

Jackson

CONTACT

Minda Daughtry, agent 

EMAIL

minda_daughtry@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-586-4009 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

jackson.ces.ncsu.edu

Johnston

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

jcemastergardener@gmail.com 

PHONE

919-989-5482 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

johnston.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK 

Jones

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

252-448-9621 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

jones.ces.ncsu.edu

Lee

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

lcemgvol1@gmail.com 

PHONE

919-775-5624 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

lee.ces.ncsu.edu

Lenoir

CONTACT

Paige Petticrew, agent

EMAIL

plherrin@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-527-2191 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

lenoir.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Lincoln

CONTACT

Trevor Reese, agent

EMAIL

tdreese@ncsu.edu

PHONE

704-736-8461

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

lincoln.ces.ncsu.edu

Macon

CONTACT

Christy Bredenkamp, agent

EMAIL

christine_bredenkamp@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-349-2046 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

macon.ces.ncsu.edu

Madison

CONTACT

Peyton Duckett

EMAIL

peyton_duckett@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-649-2411 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

madison.ces.ncsu.edu

Martin

CONTACT

Lance Grimes, agent

EMAIL

lance_grimes@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-789-4370 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

martin.ces.ncsu.edu

McDowell

CONTACT

Molly Sandfoss, agent

EMAIL

Molly_Sandfoss@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-652-8104

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

mcdowell.ces.ncsu.edu

Mecklenburg

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

help@mastergardenersmecklenburg.org 

(preferred method)

PHONE

980-314-1409

Please leave a voicemail message

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

mecklenburg.ces.ncsu.edu

OTHER WEBSITE

mastergardenersmecklenburg.org
FACEBOOK

Mitchell

CONTACT

Shane Biddix, agent

EMAIL

sabiddix@ncsu.edu

PHONE

828-688-4811 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

mitchell.ces.ncsu.edu

Montgomery

CONTACT

Owen Washam

EMAIL

owen_washam@ncsu.edu

PHONE

910-576-6011 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

montgomery.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Moore

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

910-947-3188 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

moore.ces.ncsu.edu

Nash

CONTACT

Colby Griffin, agent

EMAIL

colby_griffin@ncsu.edu   

PHONE

252-459-9810 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

nash.ces.ncsu.edu

New Hanover

CONTACT

Matt Collogan, agent

EMAIL

mecollog@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-798-7660 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

newhanover.ces.ncsu.edu

Northampton

CONTACT

Justin Burkhead

EMAIL

jeburkhe@ncsu.edu   

PHONE

252-534-2831 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

northampton.ces.ncsu.edu

Onslow

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

onslowplantclinic@gmail.com 

PHONE

910-455-5873 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

onslow.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Orange

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

ocmgardeners@gmail.com 

PHONE

919-245-2061 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

orange.ces.ncsu.edu 

OTHER WEBSITE

theorangegardener.org
FACEBOOK 

Pamlico

CONTACT

Daniel Simpson, agent

EMAIL

daniel_simpson@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-745-4121 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

pamlico.ces.ncsu.edu

Pasquotank

CONTACT

Grace Atkins, agent

EMAIL

gemanzer@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

252-338-3954 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

pasquotank.ces.ncsu.edu

Pender

CONTACT

Tiffanee Boone, agent

EMAIL

tiff_conrad@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-259-1235 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

pender.ces.ncsu.edu

Perquimans

CONTACT

Kellie Binnicker, agent

EMAIL

keluton@ncsu.edu

PHONE

252-482-6585 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

perquimans.ces.ncsu.edu

Person

CONTACT

Johnny Coley, agent

EMAIL

johnny_coley@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-599-1195 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

person.ces.ncsu.edu

Pitt

CONTACT

Matt Stevens

EMAIL

matt_stevens@ncsu.edu   

PHONE

252-902-1700 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

pitt.ces.ncsu.edu

Polk

CONTACT

Scott Welborn, agent

EMAIL

scott_welborn@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-894-8218 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

polk.ces.ncsu.edu

Randolph

CONTACT

Cody Craddock, agent

EMAIL

cjcraddo@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-318-6000 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

randolph.ces.ncsu.edu

Richmond

CONTACT

Kinsey Watkins, agent

EMAIL

kinsey_watkins@ncsu.edu

PHONE

910-997-8255 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

richmond.ces.ncsu.edu

Robeson

CONTACT

Mack Johnson, agent

EMAIL

mack_johnson@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-671-3276 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

robeson.ces.ncsu.edu

Rockingham

CONTACT

Kathryn Holmes, agent

EMAIL

kathryn_holmes@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-342-8230 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu

Rowan

CONTACT

Amy-Lynn Albertson, agent

EMAIL

amy_albertson@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

704-216-8970 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

rowan.ces.ncsu.edu

Rutherford

CONTACT

Laura Ponder, agent

EMAIL

lponder@ncsu.edu  

PHONE

828-287-6015 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

rutherford.ces.ncsu.edu

Sampson

CONTACT

Brad Hardison, agent

EMAIL

brad_hardison@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-592-7161 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

sampson.ces.ncsu.edu

Scotland

CONTACT

Ashley Grubb, agent

EMAIL

avgrubb@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

910-277-2422

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

scotland.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Stanly

CONTACT

Andrew Pfeifer

EMAIL

ajpfeife@ncsu.edu   

PHONE

704-983-3987 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

stanly.ces.ncsu.edu

Stokes

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

336-593-8179 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

stokes.ces.ncsu.edu

Surry

CONTACT

Joanna Radford, agent

EMAIL

joanna_radford@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336.401.8025 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

surry.ces.ncsu.edu

Swain

CONTACT

Minda Daughtry, agent

EMAIL

minda_daughtry@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-488-3848

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

swain.ces.ncsu.edu

Transylvania

CONTACT

Bart Renner, agent

EMAIL

bart_renner@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-884-3109 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

transylvania.ces.ncsu.edu

Tyrrell 

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

beaufortcomg@gmail.com 

PHONE

252-946-0111 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

tyrrell.ces.ncsu.edu

Union

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

ucmgwebsite@gmail.com

PHONE

704-283-3822

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

union.ces.ncsu.edu

OTHER WEBSITES

mastergardenersunioncountync.org

FACEBOOK @UnionCountyNCMasterGardeners

Vance

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

252-438-8188 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

vance.ces.ncsu.edu

Wake

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

mgardener@wake.gov 

PHONE

919-250-1084 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

wake.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK

Warren

CONTACT

Extension Center

EMAIL

Contact by phone

PHONE

252-257-3640 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

warren.ces.ncsu.edu

Washington 

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

beaufortcomg@gmail.com 

PHONE

252-946-0111 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

washington.ces.ncsu.edu

Watauga

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

watagamastergardener@gmail.com

PHONE

contact by email 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

watauga.ces.ncsu.edu

FACEBOOK

Wayne

CONTACT

Jessica Strickland, agent

EMAIL

jessica_strickland@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

919-731-1520 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

wayne.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK @wayne.county.gardener 

Wilkes

CONTACT

Matthew Clay, agent

EMAIL

mhclay@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-651-7333 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

wilkes.ces.ncsu.edu

Wilson

CONTACT

Master Gardener Volunteers

EMAIL

wilsonemgv@hotmail.com

PHONE

(252) 237-0111

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

wilson.ces.ncsu.edu
FACEBOOK @wilsonmastergardener 

Yadkin

CONTACT

Kellee Payne, agent

EMAIL

kpayne4@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

336-849-7908 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

yadkin.ces.ncsu.edu

Yancey

CONTACT

David Davis

EMAIL

dhdavis2@ncsu.edu 

PHONE

828-682-6186 

EXTENSION CENTER WEBSITE

yancey.ces.ncsu.edu