Catawba County Home Horticulture and Green Industry
Vision: To strengthen the economy and protect natural resources with increased knowledge of sustainable horticulture practices and profitable green industry systems.
- To provide CEU credits for Green Industry professionals by conducting classes that provide pesticide and landscape contractor credits
- To provide classes for the public in sustainable gardening techniques and home horticulture so that communities are enhanced and natural resources are conserved through thoughtful and knowledgeable landscape plantings and designs
- To support school and community gardens by providing expertise and curriculum building around plants and food production
- To provide science outreach to the community through public events and schools
Upcoming CEU Credits for Professionals:
Storm Damaged Tree Cleanup Training – ($20), June 25, Monroe, NC –
Upcoming Home Horticulture classes:
Meet Me in the Garden – Select dates/Weekly – June/July (free)
Fall Vegetable Gardening – July 16 (free)
What’s Going on in the Landscape?
Spring is upon us! Read up on the latest trends and ideas for your home landscape.
Crape Myrtle Bark Scale – a New Pest for Our County
Grow Some Veggies on Your Balcony
Help the Pollinators This Year
Grow Some Seeds Indoor This Year
Brighten Your Home with a Houseplant
Add More Sustainability to Your Landscape
Fall is a Great Time to Add a Pollinator Garden
Reap the Rewards of Repeat Bloomers
Add Some Fall Color to Your Yard
Are you interested in volunteering within the community with gardening but don’t have a huge chunk of time? I’m looking for anyone interested in volunteering sporadically, as opportunities become available. Fill out this form to add your name to the list, and I will contact you when opportunities arise. Thank you for volunteering your time to help our community!