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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

What’s Going on in the Landscape?

Read up on the latest trends and ideas for your home landscape.

More Color in Your Yard
Grow a Fall Vegetable Garden
Grow in Containers
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
Water-Wise Gardening