Category Archives: Meetings

All Club meetings are open to the public.

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.

Upcoming 2019-2020 Programs

Please join us for our 2019-2020 Season!

Preliminary Program Topics/Speakers Include:

September – Garden Tour Host Tips & Insights 

October – Dividing Perennials 

November – Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation

December – Bird Friendly Gardening

January – FEAST – Promoting Healthy Food 

February – Alternatives to Herbicides and Pesticides 

March –  Beneficial Insects

April – Saving Garden Seeds

May – Field Trip 

June – An Edible Garden/Foraging/Mushrooms

Growing & Using Culinary Herbs with Phil Roudebush – TUESDAY, MAY 14TH AT 9:30 AM

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our April Meeting
Program: Growing & Using Culinary Herbs
with Phil Roudebush

Tuesday, May 14th at 9:30 am

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

Herbs are commonly grown in gardens and containers for a variety of uses. This presentation will provide general information about growing and using herbs with a focus on those used for culinary purposes. Ideas about how to process and use culinary herbs year-round will also be discussed including recipes for making various types of herb pesto, vinegar, butter, rubs, and oils.

Phil is a native of Indiana and is a retired veterinarian. In the past, Phil enjoyed maintaining a large vegetable garden, herb garden, pumpkin patch, water garden, and a 30-acre native grass hay pasture. He was an Extension Master Gardener in Shawnee County, Kansas before moving to Asheville four years ago and is an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer in Buncombe County.

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.

Meadow Gardening a la Carte with Randy Burroughs – Tuesday, April 9th at 9:30 AM

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our April Meeting
Program: Meadow Gardening a la Carte
a slide show and discussion with Randy Burroughs

 

Tuesday, April 9th at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room

The art of combining your favorite wildflowers and grasses into a living tapestry is now possible as never before. We’ll look at what meadowing is historically, artistically and ecologically; and discuss the nuances of nature-based gardening. You’ll learn to design, prep the site, buy plants and install your meadow. Birds & butterflies will thank you.

Randy Burroughs is a horticulturist, NC landscape architect and meadow gardener practicing from deep in the mountains above Asheville.  His work experience includes the UGA Botanical Gardens, City Horticulturist at Greenville SC, Arbor Engineering Inc., and Native Garden Manager at the Botanical Gardens at UNCA.  Since 2001 Randy has been in private practice doing site work & native landscape design.  He is an earnest student of natural systems and their uses in civilized landscapes.

* Please print this Meadow Guidelines document & bring it to the meeting if you would like to have a hardcopy *

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.