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The Magical World of Moss Gardening

DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA, WE ARE MOVING THIS PROGRAM TO:
Wednesday
September 20th
 at 7:00 p.m.
We hope to see you there!

Annie Martin, nationally-recognized moss landscape designer and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening (Timber Press, 2015), introduces the joys and environmental benefits of gardening with eco-friendly mosses. This free event is sponsored by The Garden Club of Weaverville  on Tuesday, September 12th at 7 p.m. open to the public.  Join us at The Weaverville Town Hall Community Room, 30 South Main Street in Weaverville.

Inspirational photographs, moss specimens for ID and essential how-to tips will help you get started on your own moss gardening projects. Annie Martin (aka Mossin’ Annie), owner of Mountain Moss Enterprises in Brevard, NC and Timber Press author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening, provides valuable insights on how to transform your garden or lawn into a serene retreat and eco-friendly landscape showcasing the world’s oldest living land plants – mosses! Martin will be available for a book signing after the lecture.

For more about Mountain Moss’ specialized landscape services or to choose shade or sun moss species from the exclusive selection of live mosses for sale, visit www.mountainmoss.com.

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

October 13, 2015 Meeting – Shade Perennials

We enjoyed a delightful presentation on shade-loving perennial plants suitable for our area. Our presenter was Tanya LaCorte from Reems Creek Nursery.

Shade Perennials for color, structure, ground covers
Shade Perennials for color, structure, ground covers

We met at Community Room at the Town of Weaverville Town Hall at 30 South Main Street Asheville.  We began at 9:30 a.m. with the presentation, and had a short break with light refreshments. Member business meeting followed.

Click here for list of Shade Perennial Selections discussed.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here to find out more.  We always welcome new members!

 

September 8, 2015 Meeting – Success with Roses

The public was welcomed to join us for our 1st meeting for the 2015-2016 year.    Our guest experts will be Jim Tucker and Christine Gum from The Asheville- Blue Ridge Rose Society.  They shared with us how to select and successfully grow roses in our area.  Click here for Jim’s handout.

Jim Tucker
Jim Tucker
Learn about cultivating a rosey garden!!
Learn about cultivating a rosey garden!!

Forty people met in the Community Room at the Town of Weaverville Town Hall at 30 South Main Street beginning at 9:30 a.m.

helpmefind.com/roses

Roses Unlimited  seller of own-root roses in Laurens, SC. – and many other mail order sellers of roses

davidaustinroses.com  David Austin is a breeder and seller of English roses with an excellent mail order business.

millsmix.com – seller of fertilizers and other rose products.

Biltmore rose garden – a good place to see a wide variety of roses growing under conditions in this area.


If you are interested in becoming a member, please click here to find out more.  We always welcome new members!

Past Program Topics

Presentations

  • Best Tools for Your Garden … and Keeping them in Shape  by Paul Cremer, from Meadow Cove Farm and Evergreen Landscaping
  • Miniature Gardens by Laura Carter, of Thyme in the Garden 
  • Organic Gardening by Ruth Gonzalez of Reems Creek Nursery
  • Using stones in the garden by Joe Roberts, a local stonemason

Tours

  • Member Gardens
  • Asheville Botanical Gardens