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Gardening for Small Spaces Series

Ridgeview Branch Library Gardening for Small Spaces Series Join us for a new gardening topic each month! Topics: January 24 – Houseplants February 21 …

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Bulb Forcing Workshop

Are you interested in learning how to force bulbs to bloom indoors so that you can enjoy beautiful flowers …

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2018 Farm-City Banquet

November 20, 2018, $15 Tuesday, 6-9 p.m., doors at 5:30 p.m. Catawba County Country Club 1154 Country Club Rd., Newton, NC 28658 Tickets …

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Turf Weed Management Class

This is a one-hour presentation on turf weed management, covering general weed biology and ecology, weed identification, and cultural and …

Gardening Q & A

Time continues to fly. With the sweet potatoes dug, the last of the bush beans canned, and the final …

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Lawn & Garden Q & A

September and October are active times in the lawn, garden, and landscape. We have had some great questions coming …

N.C. Cooperative Extension Mini Course

Free program! For the first time the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center is offering its own mini course! This five-week …

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Add Some Fall Color to Your Yard

Pumpkins, gourds, decorative corn, and straw bales are all great ways to bring color and interest to your home …

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2019 Market Gardener Class

Registration is now open for this hands on class for anyone wanting to sell their produce. To register please …

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You can attract the many butterflies found throughout North Carolina to your backyard by following …

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This pesticide factsheet covers the use and characteristics of the herbicide, glyphosate.

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Brown Soft Scale

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