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HOLIDAY WREATH Make & Take

HOLIDAY WREATH Make & Take

Sat, Dec. 2, 2023
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…perfect for a festive front door this holiday…

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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Nov. 18, 2023
10 am – 2 pm

Bring the kids! Live Alpacas, goats, and more.

Fun farm animals, a Mexican Food Truck, Hot Chocolate, and a Holiday Wreath Workshop! Join us to welcome the holiday season. Our fresh Fraser fir Christmas trees and wreaths will have just arrived and we’re feeling festive!

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Holiday Wreath Make & Take

Holiday Wreath Make & Take

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Nov. 18
10-11:30
With Ruth Gonzalez

full of color and texture to brighten your holidays. We’ll embellish a fresh Frasier fir wreath with a beautiful mix of greenery, berries, and pinecones that will welcome in the season with cheer and style. Ruth will lead us step-by-step through the process…

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Welcome to Gardening in WNC

Welcome to Gardening in WNC

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Nov. 11
10-11:30 AM
With Ruth Gonzalez

New to the area? New to gardening? This workshop will introduce you to gardening in Western North Carolina with tips and tricks for success in these beautiful mountains.

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Native Plants in the Home Landscape

Native Plants in the Home Landscape

Native Plants in the Home Landscape
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Nov. 4, 2023 at 10 am
With Libby Oswalt

Come learn about the beauty and importance of native plants in our home landscapes!

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter

Preparing Your Garden for Winter

Preparing Your Garden For Winter
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Oct. 28, 2023
10 -11:30 am
With Dave Penland

Now that you’ve invested in your garden this spring, summer & fall, how should you prepare your new (and established) trees, shrubs and perennials for winter?

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Gardening on Slopes

Gardening on Slopes

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Oct. 21, 2023
10 – 11 am
With Denise Anthes

Gardening on a slope can be a real challenge! Depending upon the terrain, it can even be a safety issue.
Denise will help you assess site considerations…

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Houseplants 101

Houseplants 101

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Oct. 7, 2023 at 10 am
With Kira Hammonds

A beginners guide to cultivating an indoor jungle:

Welcome to the basics. Want to learn more about houseplants? Have a bad track record of killing plants? Not sure how to care for different types of plants? Things that will be covered: basics of watering, beginner plants, fertilizing, plant placement…

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Growing Fruit 101

Growing Fruit 101

Saturday, September 30
10 – 11am

at Reems Creek Nursery

Explore the delicious world of fruit! 

Join us for a lighthearted romp through the many tasty possibilities that await your Western NC garden. Whether you’re serious about self-sufficiency or just want a snack-filled backyard, we’ll cover site selection, growing basics and care…

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Summer Bouquet Workshop – Make & Take

Summer Bouquet Workshop – Make & Take

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Aug. 5 from 10-11:30
with Rachel Brownlee

Floral designer Rachel Brownlee will start with some basic guiding principles for harvesting and arranging flowers, along with tool suggestions, and tips on growing cut flowers and greenery in your own yard. Then she will lead us…

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The Wonder of Trees

The Wonder of Trees

Reems Creek Nursery
Saturday, July 29
10:00 am
With Dave Penland

Did you ever have a favorite tree as a child? Whether you sat under the canopy or climbed the branches, I hope you had a favorite! Trees have much to offer…

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Plant a Pollinator Garden

Plant a Pollinator Garden

Reems Creek Nursery
Saturday, July 1
10:00 am – 11:30 pm
With Tanya LaCorte and Ruth Gonzalez

Create a smorgasbord of beautiful blooming plants and butterfly host plants that provide a nurturing, delightful habitat for pollinators.

Bee sweet to our pollinators! Whether you are planting porch pots…

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Plant A Pollinator Garden

Plant A Pollinator Garden

Reems Creek Nursery
Saturday, June 24
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…plant it and they will come! Create a smorgasbord of beautiful blooming plants and butterfly host plants that provide much-needed habitat…

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Garden Tour – Sue Vrooman’s Laughing Crow Gardens

Garden Tour – Sue Vrooman’s Laughing Crow Gardens

Thursday, June 29 at 6:30 pm (previously scheduled for June 22)
Weaverville, NC

Hosted by Reems Creek Nursery

Sorry, this event is already full!

This Garden Tour will be in the cool of the evening at 6:30 pm.
Laughing Crow Gardens – Reems Creek Garden Tour June 22, 2023
Laughing Crow Gardens embraces an acre bursting with ornamental plants, both native and introduced, in over 600 varieties from Abelia ‘Radiance’…

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Joel Cole’s Faer Hill Cottage Garden

Joel Cole’s Faer Hill Cottage Garden

Thursday, June 15 at 6:30 pm
Weaverville, NC

Hosted by Reems Creek Nursery

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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Exploring Native Habitats for Earth Day + a Turtle Visit

Exploring Native Habitats for Earth Day + a Turtle Visit

Sat. April 22 from 10-2
With Diana Godfrey

 
Visit Diana’s tent on Earth Day to chat about the benefits of native plants and see Daedalus the 60 pound turtle!
 
Diana Godfrey, an enthusiastic and budding backyard regenerationist, will be at Reems Creek Nursery on Earth Day to connect and network with neighbors interested in transforming their outdoor spaces into native habitat.

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Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Class 4: Summer Garden Management and Preservation
Saturday, April 1 at 2 pm

Location: held at Reems Creek Nursery
This OGS series is sponsored by Reems Creek Nursery

We will reconvene at Reems Creek Nursery for our final workshop.

We will close with a session to discuss succession plantings for summer, summer weed, pest management, and preserving the harvest

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Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Class 3: From Lawn to Garden
Saturday, March 25 at 2 pm

Offsite Location: Held at Laura’s garden in West Asheville
(location provided upon registration)
This OGS class is sponsored by Reems Creek Nursery, **but Class 3 will be held at Laura’s garden in West Asheville

We will meet in Laura’s garden for our third class together.

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Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Class 2: Soil Management and Care
Saturday, March 18 at 2 pm

Location: held at Reems Creek Nursery
This OGS series is sponsored by Reems Creek Nursery

In this class, we will dive into soil management. We will talk about the principles of healthy soil and how to amend your soil naturally and affordably

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Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series

Class 1: Garden Planning and Preparation
Saturday, March 11 at 2 pm

Location: held at Reems Creek Nursery
This OGS series is sponsored by Reems Creek Nursery

We will discuss what goes into garden planning through setting priorities, observation, mapping, budgeting, and succession planting.

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Welcome to Gardening in WNC

Welcome to Gardening in WNC

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Feb. 18
10-11:30 AM
With Ruth Gonzalez

New to the area? New to gardening? This workshop will introduce you to gardening in Western North Carolina with tips and tricks for success in these beautiful mountains. We’ll discuss WNC soil,

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Landscaper Meet & Greet

Landscaper Meet & Greet

Hosted by Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. February 4, 2023
10 AM – 2 PM

Are you looking for a landscaper to help you with your next outdoor project? 

Reems Creek Nursery is hosting a “Meet & Greet” where local landscapers will be on hand to connect with area homeowners who need help with their landscapes.

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Digging Deeper Into Gardening

Digging Deeper Into Gardening

Sat, Jan. 28, 2023
10 AM
With Ruth Gonzalez

Let’s dive into the myriad ways nature lifts our spirits, explore garden design, and ponder how to maximize the enjoyment of our outdoor spaces.

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Terrarium Workshop – A Fun Make & Take!

Terrarium Workshop – A Fun Make & Take!

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Dec. 10, 2022
2 – 3:30 pm
With Marie Elliott

Holiday fun with your bestie, your kids, or for yourself! Build an enchanting terrarium from start to finish with guidance from Marie!

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…

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Kids’ Holiday Ornament Workshop

Kids’ Holiday Ornament Workshop

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Dec. 10, 2022
10-11 AM
With Miss Cristi Bloch

Join us for a kids’ fun Holiday activity with Miss Cristi!

First, Miss Cristi will read a short Holiday story to the kids. Then we’ll make two special ornaments – a personalized Reindeer Bell and a Santa’s Wish List Scroll….

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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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Please provide your phone number & email address so we may notify you in unforeseen circumstances or when the class has already filled prior to your registration.

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