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Class 2: Pollinator-Friendly Pest Management

Class 2: Pollinator-Friendly Pest Management

Organic Grower School Gardening Series
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, July 20, 2024
10 AM – 12 NOON
With Jill Jacobs & Brannen Bashem

In this class, participants will learn about the pollinators, predators, prey, and pests found in the environment and methods to work with the ecosystem rather than…

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Class 1: Landscaping with WNC Native Plants

Class 1: Landscaping with WNC Native Plants

Organic Growers School Gardening Series
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, July 13, 2024
10 – 11:30 AM
With Drew Lathin

Discover how incorporating natives into your outdoor spaces benefits the environment and enhances a garden and your well-being by creating resilient…

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Shade Gardening for Pollinators

Shade Gardening for Pollinators

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, June 29, 2024
10-11:30 am
With Julie Wynne

This introduction into pollinator planting for shade will discuss different varieties of shade plants including native species, their pollinators, and building a healthy…

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Introduction to Pollinators

Introduction to Pollinators

At Reems Creek Nursery
Wed, June 19, 2024
10:00 – 11:30 am
With Athena Anderson Ph. D, M. Ed.

Meet our Local Pollinators! Learn about pollination, who the pollinators are, and the most common pollinators in WNC – plus simple steps to help pollinators thrive.

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Plant a Pollinator Garden

Plant a Pollinator Garden

Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, June 15, 2024
10:00 -11:30 am
With Julie Wynne and Ruth Gonzalez

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

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Get Buzzy for Pollination Celebration- June 2024

Get Buzzy for Pollination Celebration- June 2024

 Reems Creek Nursery is proud to sponsor Bee City-Asheville’s 2024 Pollination Celebration!June is Pollinator Month, and Bee City-Asheville celebrates pollinators with an entire month packed full of pollinator-related events.A little background: Did you know that Bee...

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Companion Planting in the Vegetable Garden

Companion Planting in the Vegetable Garden

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. June 1, 2024
10 – 11:30 am
With Kira Hammonds

Calling all gardeners! Ever wondered can I plant this next to that? Or does this grow well next to this? Find out in this informative workshop where we will discuss companion planting within the vegetable garden.

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Cut Flower Garden

Cut Flower Garden

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. March 16, 2024
10 – 11:30 am
With Libby Oswalt

Flowers bring so much joy and beauty into our lives – both in the garden and in our homes! Join us for an introductory workshop to growing a cut flower garden in your own backyard.

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Fruit Pruning Workshop

Fruit Pruning Workshop

At Reems Creek Nursery
Tues. Feb. 27, 2024
10 – 11:30 AM
With Randal Pfleger

During this workshop, we will focus on fruit trees (apples, pears, peaches, plums, cherries, figs, mulberries, elderberries, and hazelnuts) in our yards, landscapes, and backyard orchards.

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Welcome to Gardening in WNC

Welcome to Gardening in WNC

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. March 2, 2024
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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The Layered Garden – Garden Design, Feb. 29

The Layered Garden – Garden Design, Feb. 29

At Reems Creek Nursery
Thurs. Feb. 29, 2024
10 – 11:30 am
With Mardi Dover

Winter is for garden dreaming! Do you dream of a garden full to overflowing with lush plantings? A garden that provides a succession of colors, forms, and textures throughout the year?

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The Layered Garden – Garden Design

The Layered Garden – Garden Design

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Feb. 24, 2024
10 – 11:30 am
With Mardi Dover

Winter is for garden dreaming! Do you dream of a garden full to overflowing with lush plantings? A garden that provides a succession of colors, forms, and textures throughout the year?

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Fruit Pruning Workshop

Fruit Pruning Workshop

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Feb. 17, 2024
2 – 3:30 PM
With Randal Pfleger

During this workshop, we will focus on fruit trees (apples, pears, peaches, plums, cherries, figs, mulberries, elderberries, and hazelnuts) in our yards, landscapes, and backyard orchards.

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Terrarium Workshop –  A Fun Valentine Make & Take

Terrarium Workshop – A Fun Valentine Make & Take

At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Feb. 10, 2024
10 – 11:30 am
With Kira Hammonds & Cristi Bloch

Valentine fun with your sweetheart, your kids, your bestie, or give yourself a Valentine! Build a dreamy terrarium from start to finish with guidance from Kira and Cristi…

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Seed Starting Workshop

Seed Starting Workshop

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024
10-11:30 am
With Susan P. Reavis & Ruth Gonzalez

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

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Seed Starting Workshop

Seed Starting Workshop

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024
2:00-3:30 pm
With Susan P. Reavis & Ruth Gonzalez

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

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Seed Starting Workshop

Seed Starting Workshop

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024
10-11:30 am
With Susan P. Reavis & Ruth Gonzalez

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

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Holiday Affair

Holiday Affair

Join us at Reems Creek Nursery
Bring the kids…the Alpacas are coming!
Sat. Dec. 9, 2023
10 am – 2 pm

Bring the kids! Live Alpacas, Goats, Storytime, Kettle Corn and more.

Fun farm animals, Leisa’s Kettle Corn Food Truck, and Storytime for kids – join us to celebrate the holiday season. Bring the family to see the alpacas, hear a story, pick out your Christmas tree

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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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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