REEMS CREEK NURSERY

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Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair

Join us at Reems Creek Nursery
Bring the kids…the Alpacas are coming! 

Sat. Dec. 3, 2022

10 am – 2 pm

Bring the kids…Artists, live Alpacas, and Leisa’s Kettle Corn Food Truck will be here Sat, Dec. 3 from 10-2!

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Pop-Up Art/Craft Show + Music

Pop-Up Art/Craft Show + Music

Six Artists/Crafters
Old-time music by the Tater Patch String Band
Sat. Dec. 3
10AM-2PM

Art show! Join us on Saturday, Dec. 3 for an Art/Craft Show featuring six creative artists/crafters – Alicia, Joel Cole, Jayne Harnett-Hargrove, Tanya LaCorte, Meghan Martin, and Claire Simpson Jones. Pop in for a chance to see their work and to purchase works

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Holiday Wreath Make & Take

Holiday Wreath Make & Take

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Dec. 3, 2022
10 – 11:30 am
With Rachel Brownlee

You’ll create a fresh and fragrant Holiday Wreath with instruction from floral artist Rachel Brownlee. Step by step, Rachel will lead us through the process of crafting a Holiday Wreath using a mix of fresh-cut greenery and pinecones…

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Nov. 19
10 am – 2 pm

Join us for our festive Holiday Open House!

We’ll be serving complimentary refreshments and raffling off Gift Cards to Reems Creek Nursery every half hour. Our local Fraser fir Christmas trees will have just arrived, along with our Holiday wreaths, swags, garland…

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Holiday Wreath Make & Take

Holiday Wreath Make & Take

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Nov. 19, 2022
10 – 11:30 am
With Rachel Brownlee

You’ll create a fresh and fragrant Holiday Wreath with instruction from floral artist Rachel Brownlee. Step by step, Rachel will lead us through the process of crafting a Holiday Wreath using a mix of fresh-cut greenery and pinecones…

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Holiday Bow – Make & Take

Holiday Bow – Make & Take

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Nov. 12 at 2 pm
With Alicia

Learn to make your own holiday bows! We’ll make two styles!

Alicia makes gorgeous bows for occasions throughout the year. In this workshop we’ll be making two fabulous Holiday bows. Both types result in beautiful bows…

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Pruning Workshop

Pruning Workshop

Sat, Nov. 12, 2022 
10-11 AM
With Chris Davenport

Wondering how, why, when, and where to prune your trees and shrubs? Chris will discuss all of this and more! Pruning considerations will include proper techniques, suitable tools, pruning time, type of pruning cut…

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Kids Pumpkin Party

Kids Pumpkin Party

Fun with Miss Cristi Bloch
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Oct. 15
10-11 AM

Miss Cristi loves crafting with kids! Join us for this fun fall activity.

Miss Cristi will start off by reading a short seasonal story to the kids…

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Creating Gorgeous Fall Containers

Creating Gorgeous Fall Containers

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Oct 1, 2022 at 10 AM
With Mardi Dover Letson

Garden designer, Mardi Dover Letson, will demonstrate how to put together a beautiful container garden to celebrate the season!

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Terrarium Workshop – A Fun Make & Take!

Terrarium Workshop – A Fun Make & Take!

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Sept. 17, 2022
10-11:30 am
With Marie Elliott

Have a great time and let your imagination run wild! Build an enchanting terrarium using three 2” plants of your choice, a variety of mosses, rocks & pebbles, soil, and other materials…

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Summer Bouquet-Making Workshop

Summer Bouquet-Making Workshop

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Aug. 6, 2022
10 – 11:30 AM
With Rachel Brownlee

Local florist Rachel Brownlee will demonstrate the basic principles of summer flower arranging and more!

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Water Gardening Workshop – CANCELLED

Water Gardening Workshop – CANCELLED

CANCELLED
Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, July 30 at 10 am
With Marc Montell

Water gardening expert, Marc Montell, will discuss the importance of water in the landscape, and the beneficial physical effects and emotional power of water features.

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Garden Tour of Joel Cole’s Garden

Garden Tour of Joel Cole’s Garden

Joel Cole’s Faer Hill Cottage Garden
Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 pm
Weaverville

This Garden Tour will be in the cool of the evening at 6:30 pm.
 
Joel Cole is an artist, gardener, beekeeper, and world traveler. In 1983, Joel started Faer Hill Cottage Garden for his grandmother, Bessie Garrison…

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Pollinator Garden Tour

Pollinator Garden Tour

Sat, July 9 at 10 AM
Reems Creek Nursery
With Tanya LaCorte and Ruth Gonzalez

Pollinator Garden Tour – we’ll have a casual discussion of our favorite pollinator plants including design considerations for your garden.

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Grow Your Own Mushrooms

Grow Your Own Mushrooms

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, June 25 from 10 -11 am
With Jesse Cerrato & Travis Hansen

Grow your own edible mushrooms! From sterile mushroom cultivation, to open-air, low-cost techniques, we will discuss readily-available resources…

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Plant A Pollinator Garden

Plant A Pollinator Garden

Reems Creek Nursery
Saturday, June 18
10:00 am – 11:30 pm
With Tanya LaCorte and Ruth Gonzalez

Bee sweet to our pollinators! Whether you are planting porch pots or entire yards…just get planting. Create a smorgasbord of beautiful blooming plants and butterfly host plants that provide much-needed habitat…

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Spring Into Beauty

Spring Into Beauty

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, April 30, 2022
2 – 3:30 pm
With Tanya LaCorte & Chris Davenport

New to gardening or ready to reimagine your garden spaces?

This class will include essentials like soil prep, plant-happiness techniques, and bringing delight to each season. Tanya & Chris will discuss design basics and creating lush layers of garden color…

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Spring Into Beauty

Spring Into Beauty

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, April 30, 2022
10 – 11:30 am
With Tanya LaCorte & Chris Davenport

New to gardening or ready to reimagine your garden spaces? 

This class will include essentials like soil prep, plant-happiness techniques, and bringing delight to each season. Tanya & Chris will discuss design basics and creating lush layers of garden color…

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Permaculture for the Backyard Landscape

Permaculture for the Backyard Landscape

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, April 23, 2022
10 – 11:30 AM
With Laura Ruby

Get the lowdown on Permaculture and get started in your yard!

Have you heard of permaculture but you’re still not sure what it is exactly? Are you interested in how permaculture can help you make your landscape more sustainable and regenerative? Then this is the class for you!

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Organic Vegetable Gardening 101

Organic Vegetable Gardening 101

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. April 9, 2022
10-11:30 AM
With Ruth Gonzalez

Grow delicious homegrown veggies! No matter what size garden you have – balcony, front yard, back yard, or bigger – we’ll talk about tips and techniques…

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Mushroom Workshop

Mushroom Workshop

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, April 2
2-3 PM
With Jesse Cerrato & Travis Hansen

Grow your own mushrooms!

From sterile mushroom cultivation, to open-air, low-cost techniques, we will discuss readily-available resources to create reliable and repeatable cultivation approaches.

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Mushroom Workshop

Mushroom Workshop

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, April 2
10-11 am
With Jesse Cerrato & Travis Hansen

Grow your own mushrooms!

From sterile mushroom cultivation, to open-air, low-cost techniques, we will discuss readily-available resources to create reliable and repeatable cultivation approaches.

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Seed Starting Workshop

Seed Starting Workshop


Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. March 5, 2022
10 – 11:30 AM 

Seeds are magic! Growing your own vegetable & flower seedlings is fun and economical AND gives you a jump-start on the gardening season!

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Holiday Family Fun

Holiday Family Fun

Sat. Dec. 18, 2021
9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Have a mini-adventure this Holiday season. Bring the kids to see some seriously cute & festive alpacas…plus delicious snacks and hot drinks are available from Leisa’s Kettle Corn Food Truck…and Santa!

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Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair

At Reems Creek Nursery

Sat. Dec. 4, 2021

10 am- 2 pm

Bring the kids…the Alpacas are coming!

Bring the kids…Artists, live Alpacas, Leisa’s Kettle Corn Food Truck, and Santa will be here Sat, Dec. 4 from 10-2…

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Pop-Up Art Show

Pop-Up Art Show

Featuring Artists from the Reems Creek Nursery Staff
Sat. Dec. 4
10-2

Art Show! Join us on Sat, Dec. 4 for a mini-art/craft show featuring four creative staff members at Reems Creek Nursery…

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Book Signing

Book Signing

Devotion, Dairy of an Appalachian Garden 
with author Mignon Durham
Sat, Nov. 20
2-4 pm

In her book Devotion, Dairy of an Appalachian Garden, published in 2021, Mignon Durham takes us on her “joyous adventure” of transforming her once neglected overgrown property into an oasis she calls Devotion.

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Sat. Nov. 20, 2021
10 am – 4 pm

It’s that warm and cozy time of year.

Join us for our annual Holiday Open House!

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Holiday Wreath Workshop- Dec. 4

Holiday Wreath Workshop- Dec. 4

Sat, Dec. 4, 2021
10 – 11:30 am
With Rachel Brownlee

You’ll create a fresh and fragrant Holiday Wreath with instruction from floral artist Rachel Brownlee. Step by step, Rachel will lead us through the process of crafting a Holiday Wreath using a mix of fresh-cut greenery and pinecones…

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Holiday Wreath Workshop- Nov. 20

Holiday Wreath Workshop- Nov. 20

Sat, Nov. 20, 2021
10 – 11:30 am
With Rachel Brownlee

You’ll create a fresh and fragrant Holiday Wreath with instruction from floral artist Rachel Brownlee. Step by step, Rachel will lead us through the process of crafting a Holiday Wreath using a mix of fresh-cut greenery and pinecones…

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A Songbird in Your Garden

A Songbird in Your Garden

Zoom Online Workshop
Sat. Oct. 16 at 10 am
With Chris Davenport on Zoom

Songbirds fill the garden with life and beauty. One garden at a time, let’s create environments that nurture and sustain them!

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Make a Garden Bouquet

Make a Garden Bouquet

Zoom Online Workshop
Sat, Sept. 11 at 10am
With Rachel Brownlee

Join us for a virtual workshop on the basic principles of flower arranging with local floral artist Rachel Brownlee of Mountain Floral.
From her garden cottage via Zoom, Rachel will discuss and demonstrate tips for growing, harvesting and arranging flowers…

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Pollinator Garden Tour

Pollinator Garden Tour

Sat, June 26  
Two sessions: 10 am & 2 pm
With Tanya LaCorte & Ruth Gonzalez

 
In a very small space, Reems Creek Nursery has created a beautiful garden that supports pollinators throughout the growing season. During this Pollinator Garden Tour…

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Plant a Pollinator Garden ZOOM Workshop

Plant a Pollinator Garden ZOOM Workshop

Zoom Online Workshop

Sat, June 19 at 10 am

With Ruth Gonzalez


Bee sweet to our pollinators, butterflies, and hummingbirds by creating a smorgasbord of beautiful blooming plants and butterfly host plants that provide much-needed habitat for pollinators…

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Warm Season Vegetable Gardening

Warm Season Vegetable Gardening

Zoom Online Workshop
Sat. April 24, 2021
10 – 11 am, plus Q & A
With Lisa Wagner

A vegetable garden can be a lovely addition to home landscapes by attention to design and plant selection, even incorporating edibles into landscape beds. In late spring and summer, warm season vegetables and herbs bring on a different character to the vegetable garden than the leafy greens of early spring cool season plantings…

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iNaturalist Tutorial

iNaturalist Tutorial

Zoom Online Workshop

iNaturalist Tutorial
Sat. April 10, 2021
10 -11 am plus Q & A
With Bryan Tompkins

Connect to nature and tap into your inner naturalist!

Not sure what kind of plant or animal you see? iNaturalist is one of the best tools available for species identification, collecting data, and preserving species information. iNaturalist describes itself as “an online social network of people sharing biodiversity information to help…

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Digging Deeper into Gardening

Digging Deeper into Gardening

Zoom Online Workshop
Sat, March 6, 2021
10-11 am, plus Q & A
With Ruth Gonzalez

Let’s dig in…During the last year many of us have discovered the hidden benefits of gardening and the myriad ways nature lifts our spirits. In this talk we will discuss some of those benefits…

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Seed Starting Zoom Online Workshop

Seed Starting Zoom Online Workshop

Zoom Online Workshop
Sat, Feb. 27, 2021
10 -11 am – plus Q & A
With Ruth Gonzalez

Seeds are magic! Growing your own seedlings is fun and economical AND gives you a jump-start on the gardening season!

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ALPACAS and Small Business Saturday!

ALPACAS and Small Business Saturday!

Saturday after Thanksgiving
Sat. Nov. 28, 2020
10 am- 2 pm

Bring the kids…Alpacas are coming!
Last Penny Farm will be visiting Reems Creek Nursery with their alpacas…and they are the CUTEST! Last year the Alpacas were a huge hit. Come on out for…

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Sat. Nov. 21, 2020
10 am- 2 pm

Time to get festive!

Refreshments, Door Prizes – every half hour!, Local Artists 10-6, Fun Shopping, Christmas Ornaments and more!

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Holiday Swag Workshop

Holiday Swag Workshop

Zoom Hands-On Creative Crafting Online/2 Ticket Options
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 from 2 – 3:30 pm
With Ruth Gonzalez

Kick off the Holiday season with your friends and family safely – no matter where they are!

Make your own Holiday Swag using fresh & fragrant natural materials. In this hands-on online workshop, Ruth Gonzalez will demonstrate, step-by-step, how to make your swag and help you create a beautiful holiday decoration that will add a warm…

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Traditional Holiday Wreath Workshop

Traditional Holiday Wreath Workshop

Zoom Hands-On Creative Crafting
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 from 10 – 11:30 am
With Rachel Brownlee

Create your own fresh and fragrant Holiday Wreath with local floral artist Rachel Brownlee. Rachel will lead us through the step-by-step process of creating a welcoming wreath using a mix of fresh-cut greenery, pinecones, and natural embellishments perfect for your front door this holiday season.

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Holiday Swag Workshop

Holiday Swag Workshop

Zoom Hands-On Creative Crafting

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 from 2 – 3:30 pm
With Ruth Gonzalez

Make your own Holiday Swag using fresh & fragrant natural materials. In this hands-on workshop, Ruth Gonzalez will demonstrate, step-by-step, how to make your swag and help you create a beautiful holiday decoration that will add a warm welcome to your home throughout the holiday season.

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Modern Grapevine Wreath Workshop

Modern Grapevine Wreath Workshop

Zoom Hands-On Creative Crafting

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020
10 – 11:30 am
With Rachel Brownlee

Kick off the Holiday season with your friends and family – no matter where they are!

Create your own modern grapevine wreath with a Boho flair! Step-by step, local floral artist Rachel Brownlee will lead us through crafting a welcoming contemporary wreath. We will embellish the rustic…

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Cool Season Container Gardens

Cool Season Container Gardens

Zoom Online Workshop

Sat, Oct. 17, 2020
10 – 11 am with Q & A
With Mardi Letson

Landscape designer, Mardi Letson, will cover tips for selecting, planting, and caring for cool season containers and plants, as well as including lots of inspirational photos to spark your creativity! We will get a glimpse into…

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Whole Yard Habitat for Butterflies

Whole Yard Habitat for Butterflies

Zoom Online Workshop

Sat, Sept. 19, 2020
10-11am – Plus Q & A
With Pete Dixon

Discover the dazzling array of butterflies found in our area with farmer and naturalist, Pete Dixon. Pete will discuss the intricate relationship between…

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Fall Veggie Gardening

Fall Veggie Gardening

Zoom Online Workshop

Sat, Sept. 12, 2020
10 -11 am – plus Q & A
With Ruth Gonzalez

Enjoy a second spring harvest!

Fall gardens feature many of the same vegetables we enjoy in early spring – delicious salads, greens, carrots and more! With proper planning…

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If you sign up, but are unable to attend please call to let us know. 828-645-3937