Forsyth Extension Gardener
Welcome, gardeners! Please see the resources and links below of information to help you grow a successful garden in Forsyth County.
Check out the Forsyth Extension Gardener Playlist on Youtube.
Answers to Common Gardening Questions:
I’m just getting started with my garden. Where do I learn more? A good place to start is our Landscaping Basics resource page.
What should I plant in my yard? This is a complicated question, and the answer will be unique to you. Check out the Selecting Landscape Plants page for some help.
- What should I think about when adding perennial plants to my yard? Find out information about perennial plants on the Your Perennial Border page.
How can I garden to support bees and other pollinators? This is a really great thing to do in your yard! See our information about native plants for bees.
I have questions about pruning – how do I prune, when should I prune, etc. Check out this article about pruning trees and shrubs in the landscape.
I want to use pesticides safely in my backyard. How can I make sure I’m doing that? See our homeowner pesticide resource page.
I have lots of weeds in my garden! What are they and how do I control them? A good place to start is our publication, Identifying and Managing Landscape Weeds.
I planted something in my yard, and now we’re expected to get a late spring frost. What should I do? Watch this video for tips on how to protect the garden from frost in the spring.
I have boxwoods in my landscape and I’m concerned about boxwood blight. What should I do? Read this article about boxwood blight for information about symptoms and management of this plant disease.