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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.

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