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Join us for the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal event!

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

This is a FREE residential household hazardous waste one-day collection event for Caldwell County residents! You can safely dispose of …


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SOLD OUT- 2022 Edible Plant Sale

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2022 Master Gardener Class

Join a network of passionate gardeners across the state who are dedicated to learning and sharing research-based information, enhancing …

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Managing Your Landscape for Birds

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Grow Your Own Asparagus

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) is a unique crop. It grows unlike any other vegetable you may have in your garden. …

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