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Bird-Friendly Gardening – Tuesday, December 10 at 9:30 am

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our December Meeting

Program: How to be a Bird-Friendly Gardener 

Tuesday, December 10 at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
[30 South Main Street]

Chris Davenport, from Reems Creek Nursery will share his experience and insights regarding how to make your garden a year-round haven for birds.  He will  discuss the types of plants and habitats that will attract beneficial birds to your garden, and how to create and maintain a bird-friendly environment.

Before joining Reems Creek Nursery Chris spent fourteen years with Head-Lee Nursery in Seneca, SC; five years with Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA; and two years with the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Chris is an avid home gardener and bird watcher. He loves to travel with his family to view cultivated gardens and explore untrampled wilderness.

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.

Protecting & Preserving the Blue Ridge Parkway – Tuesday, November 19 at 9:30 am

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our November Meeting

Program: Protecting & Preserving the Blue Ridge Parkway 

Tuesday, November 19 at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
[30 South Main Street]

Carolyn Ward, CEO of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation (https://www.brpfoundation.org) will share information about Foundation projects and programs to help ensure the Blue Ridge Parkway is protected now and into the future.

Carolyn’s distinguished career has spanned three decades from field interpreter at Hungry Mother State Park to CEO of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. She was born in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Southwestern Virginia, graduated from Emory and Henry College, and received her Master’s degree and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Forestry. She is a decorated professor, award-winning researcher and author whose life’s work has been dedicated to building bridges and making connections.

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.

Dividing & Transplanting Perennials – Tuesday, October 8 at 9:30 am

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our October Meeting
Program: Dividing & Transplanting Perennials 

Tuesday, October 10 at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
[30 South Main Street]

Tanya LaCorte will share her knowledge about when and how to divide and transplant garden perennials. She will also demonstrate plant division techniques.
Tanya has worked for Reems Creek Nursery for the past 10 years and specializes in perennials. She started gardening on her grandparents’ farm in Ireland and has been an avid gardener since age 5.

 

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.

Garden Tour Hosts Share Tips & Insights – Tuesday, September 10 at 9:30 am

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our September Meeting
Program: Garden Tour Hosts Share Their Tips & Insights  

Tuesday, September 10 at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
[30 South Main Street]

At the first meeting of our new season, five of the hosts/owners of the outstanding gardens on our June 29th Weaverville Gardens Galore Tour will share their gardening wisdom and insights about their gardens.
A sampling of topics includes:
  • Specific aspects of the development of their gardens
  • Challenges and opportunities they faced in transforming their spaces
  • Why they chose their particular garden style or theme
  • Unique garden features
  • Garden development and maintenance insights

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.