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Fun at Anita Alta

Up in the mountains of western Caldwell County there is land that was once owned by Daniel Boone’s brother …

Summer isn't summer.

Summer Exploring Is Here!

Do you remember summers when you were a child? Maybe you went fishing, took hikes, went swimming and canoeing, …

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Horticulture Scholarships Offered

The Caldwell County Nurserymen Association is offering scholarships to college students. Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to students …

Spider Mite Outbreaks

Originally posted on ecoIPM.org Things are heating up and the twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae, thrives in hot dry weather. …

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Caring for Tomatoes

Tomatoes are the most popular summer vegetable grown in gardens. Whether your tomatoes are in the ground or still …

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This publication offers information on stepfamily relationships and dynamics.

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