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A hand holding a blooming rose still attached to the bush.

May 9, 2023

The Promise of a Rose Garden

With proper planning, even novice gardeners can produce beautiful blossoms. Tune in for expert advice that'll have your garden coming up roses in no time! 

A row of flower pots hanging from the ceiling of a commercial greenhouse operated by Rockwell Farms, with hundreds of colorful flowers arranged in columns on the ground, all waiting to be transported and sold at local retailers across North Carolina.

Jun 1, 2022

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue… Farmers Grow Flowers Too!

Have you ever wondered where all of the beautiful plants and flowers we purchase come from? Go behind-the-scenes and explore the roots of one of the largest ornamentals industries in the nation. 

Overhead view of yellow fresh-cut flowers in a white vase

Jan 24, 2020

Keep Your Cut Flowers Fresh for Longer

There’s something about fresh flowers that makes any occasion or setting more special. Check out our expert tips that will help make your flowers last longer! 

Oct 11, 2019

Growing Bright and Beautiful Daylilies

Daylilies are popular perennial flowers known for their vivid colors. They’re resilient, easy to grow and will brighten any garden bed — lets get started! 

Pink rhododendron flowers

May 23, 2019

Growing Rhododendrons in North Carolina

Rhododendrons grace the mountains with colorful flowers, but new heat-tolerant varieties make it possible to grow this garden beauty across North Carolina. 

A hand holding a Tahitian Treasure Rose on the bush as a demonstration for a Homegrown video from NC State Extension.

Oct 24, 2018

Growing a ‘Treasure’ of a Rose

True to its name, the Tahitian Treasure rose is a wonder to behold. Grab your gardening gloves, because we have the expert tips and tools for growing this treasure of a rose in your own backyard! 

A woman kneeling and picking yellow flowers in a garden.

Aug 15, 2018

N.C. Farm School is Helping a Flower Business Bloom

More and more people are taking an interest in agriculture, like Hannah Ross and her budding flower shop in Raleigh. Join us as we explore how Extension's farm school is helping Hannah and others pursue their dreams.