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Caldwell County
Farmers Markets

Caldwell County Farmers Market Saturdays, 7am to 1pm, May through December Caldwell County Public Library parking lot 120 Hospital Ave. NE Lenoir, NC 28645 Contact: Randy Vance, 828-728-7033 or 828-221-0223 Sawmills Farmers Market Tuesdays, 3-6:30 pm, May-September Across from Sawmills Fire Department (Hwy 321A) Contact: Regina Winebarger, 828-493-3363, rwinebarger3672@gmail.com, farmersmarket@townofsawmills.com Lenoir Downtown Farmers Market Wednesday-Friday, 10am-6pm Saturdays- 10am-4pm 904 West Ave Lenoir, NC 28645 Contact: Contact: Jeff Crane, 828-729-7020 or 828-221-4935

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Want to stay informed about what is happening at the Caldwell Extension Center? Want to be informed about home gardening, farming, 4-H youth development, and other educational events?  If so, then follow the link below to be included on our mailing list. Mailing List Form

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Nurserymen's Association Scholarship Application 2015-2016

The Purpose of the CCNA Scholarship is to identify and reward ornamental horticulture and landscape students who exemplify scholastic aptitude, positive attitude, and industry potential. Work experience within the industry, leadership ability, and financial need will also be considered. The scholarship is open to any student who will be enrolled in the Landscape Gardening Program at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute for the 2015-2016 term. Please click below for more information. Caldwell County Nurserymen's Association scholarship

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Red headed flea beetles

This week Cliff Ruth told me they were finding red headed flea beetle adults and larvae in mountain nurseries. They became active in Raleigh a couple weeks ago around when Magnolia grandiflora were MORE » – from   Entomology

Ambrosia beetles slow down

This week did not find many ambrosia beetles in our traps this week (there will always be a few) and did not get any attacks on our experimental trees. So we may be MORE » – from   Entomology

Bagworm larvae active

If you have conifers or other plants that seem to have grown weird, dangling pinecones, look again because you have bagworms. Bagworms have been hatching for the last week or so. You can MORE » – from   Entomology

local produce stand

Caldwell County Farmers Markets

Caldwell County Farmers Market Saturdays, 7am to 1pm, May through December Caldwell County Public Library parking lot 120 Hospital Ave. NE Lenoir, NC 28645 Contact: Randy Vance, 828-728-7033 or 828-221-0223 Sawmills Farmers Market MORE »

attached photo taken August 2014 by Darlene Berry at Grayson Highlands State Park, VA

Preparing for Summer

Each season is special and unique; summer is no exception.  The Caldwell County 4-H Youth Development office has been a flurry of excitement as parents enroll their children in Summer Exploring day camps. MORE »

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May Gardening Chores

Modern lifestyles can be completely independent from the seasons. However, gardening is a great way to reconnect our lifestyles with nature. Knowing what gardening tasks to perform this month will help keep your MORE »

white fluff (adelgi) on tree

Invasive Pests in Caldwell County

Invasive pests are a real problem in Caldwell County. These invasive pests can be insects, plants, plant diseases, and animals. Invasive pests are are not part of our natural ecosystem. The problems they MORE »

Hosta Donut

April Gardening Chores

Now that the dogwoods and azaleas have bloomed, it is time to get serious about gardening. The timing of certain gardening tasks can be the difference between success and failure. Read on for MORE »

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Thank You 4-H Volunteers!

National Volunteer Week was established by executive order in 1974.  The week was dedicated to those who give their time to charity.  This week is currently sponsored by Points of Light Institute and MORE »

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EVENTS View All
Closed for Memorial DayMon May 25 - Mon May 25, 2015 - ALL DAY— 17 hours away
Hands-On Backyard Stream Repair WorkshopThu May 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Kernersville Public Services, Garage Conference Room 720 Mckaughan St, Kernersville, NC 27284
— 4 days away
Hands-On Backyard Stream Repair WorkshopFri May 29, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Where:
Kernersville Public Services, Garage Conference Room 720 Mckaughan St, Kernersville, NC 27284
— 5 days away
Caldwell 4-H Adult Volunteer/Parent Advisory MeetingMon Jun 15, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave. Lenoir, NC, Meeting Room 2
— 3 weeks away
Master Gardener's AssociationTue Jun 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Library Meeting Rooms, 120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 3 weeks away
Caldwell Beekeepers AssociationThu Jun 18, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 4 weeks away
Closed for Independence Day.Fri Jul 3 - Fri Jul 3, 2015 - ALL DAY— 1 month away
Caldwell Beekeepers AssociationThu Jul 16, 2015
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
120 Hospital Ave., NE, Lenoir, NC 28645
— 2 months away
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