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Catawba County Horticulture

Catawba County Horticulture is dedicated to serving Catawba County’s green industry and homeowners. Adam Smith is the Catawba County Horticulture Agent and the Catawba County Master Gardener Coordinator. Whether you’re a homeowner or a professional landscaper, we offer expert consultation and a wide variety of programming to help you with your landscaping needs.

Ask Adam a Question!

Do you have a question regarding your turf, ornamentals (shrubs, flowers, etc.), trees, or gardens? Email Adam at

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 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.