Category Archives: Previous Events

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

Planting Gardens to Attract Butterflies: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 9:30 am

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

Free and open to the public!

Planting Gardens to Attract Butterflies

May 15, 9:30 am

Refreshments and Club meeting to follow

Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
S. Main St., Weaverville, NC

A representative from Reems Creek Nursery will teach us everything weneed to know to attract butterflies to our gardens.
*They will also have some interesting plants for sale.

All Garden Club of Weaverville programs and business meetings are FREE and open to the public.  Programs start at 9:30 AM the second Tuesday of each month in the Community Room of the Weaverville Town Hall, 30 South Main Street, Weaverville, NC unless otherwise noted on our website or member email.

We are a non-profit co-ed service organization open to everyone. For membership and donation information click on the About page on the top menu. To join, click on and download a Membership Form in the top right of the home page and follow directions.

Browse our site for more gardening tips on native plants, roses, pollinator gardening, climate resilient gardening, companion planting, herbs, biodynamic vegetable gardening and other expert advice from previous presentations.