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Gardening With Native Shrubs & Perennials, Tuesday, November 13th at 9:30 am

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our November Meeting
Program Topic: Gardening With Native Shrubs & Perennials

Tuesday, November 13th at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room

Shelby Jackson, of Carolina Native Nursery in Burnsville, will present a program on Gardening with Native Shrubs and Perennials. Some native grasses will be included in the talk. Shelby will be sharing information regarding the environmental importance of gardening with native plants and what specific plants will do best in your mountain gardens.

Her presentation will open with some big picture facts about native plants and how they affect our environment, the birds, and our pollinators. She’ll talk about the evolution of native plants and how they make our world what it is today and how native plants are necessary to feed our native bird population and they also host a multitude of native insects and pollinators.

Native plants will be available for purchase (with cash or check).

Shelby is a University of Tennessee Horticulture alumnus. She has extensive knowledge of native plants, as they are one of her passions. In addition to managing sales operations at large nurseries and garden centers, her experience includes, horticultural research in the field and the laboratory, landscape design, and consulting. She is an N.C.N.L.A. Certified Plant Professional and has served on the Hendersonville Tree Commission, and the Horticulture Technology board at Blue Ridge Community College.

The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club visit our website.

GARDENING ON A SLOPE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2018, 9:30 AM

Please Join The Garden Club of Weaverville for Our October Meeting
Program Topic: Addressing the Challenges of Gardening on a Slope

 

Tuesday, October 9th at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room

The abundant slopes in our mountainous home present a number of gardening challenges. Nina Shippen will share her knowledge, tips and techniques for successfully gardening on a slope. She has previously spoken on this topic at OLLI and the NC Arboretum.  

Nina practices residential landscape and garden design through her company Gardeniña, which focuses on coupling the principles of healing gardens with sound ecologic practices to create satisfying gardens for her clients. A graduate of the landscape design program at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, she has lived and gardened in Transylvania County since 2005.
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The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club visit our website.

Growing Lavender & Hydrangeas TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018, 9:30 AM

Please Join The Garden Club of Weaverville for Our September Meeting
Program Topic: Growing Lavender & Hydrangeas

 

The 1st meeting of our 2018-2019 season is on
Tuesday, September 11th at 9:30 a. m.
In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room

Two of the garden Pros from Reems Creek Nursery will be speaking on the selection and successful cultivation of lavenders and hydrangeas in our area.

Tanya Lacorte, their Perennial Buyer, will cover Lavenders:

  • Choosing the best varieties for your site
  • Cultivation tips
  • How and when to harvest/prune

Matt Timmer, their Green Goods Manager, will cover Hydrangeas:

  • Choosing the best varieties for your site
  • Soil amending for color and plant health
  • Light requirements for each of the 4 main types of hydrangea:
  • Smooth, Oakleaf, Mophead, and Panicle
  • Pruning tips for each variety

The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club visit our website.

A Members Only Guided Tour of the NC Arboretum – Tuesday, June 12 at 10:30 am

Join The Garden Club of Weaverville for Our June Program and Meeting

A Members Only Guided Tour
of the NC Arboretum
Tuesday, June 12 at 10:30 am

 

Sign up (by June 4th!): If you have not already signed up & plan to attend, contact Lenore Baum.

Meet at :

  • 9 a.m. at the Weaverville Town Hall to car-pool, or
  • in the lobby of the Arboretum’s Baker Exhibit Center by 10:15am

There is no parking fee.

Each driver needs to let the Gatekeeper know that you are taking the 10:30 a.m. tour with the Weaverville Garden Club.

Directions: https://www. ncarboretum.org/plan-a-visit/hours-directions-prices/

Cost: $5 (to be given to Lenore Baum)

Lunch: At the Arboretum’s Bent Creek Bistro (we will pay individually)

Business Meeting: A brief business meeting will follow lunch.

The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club, CLICK HERE