REEMS CREEK NURSERY

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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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Garden Tour of Joel Cole’s Garden

Garden Tour of Joel Cole’s Garden

Joel Cole’s Faer Hill Cottage Garden
Thursday, July 8 at 7 pm
Weaverville

This Garden Tour will be in the cool of the evening at 7 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, 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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Summer Bouquet Making

Summer Bouquet Making

ZOOM Workshop – Join us online!

Saturday, August 8, 2020 10 – 11am

With Rachel Brownlee
Join us for a virtual workshop on the basic principles of summer flower arranging with local florist Rachel Brownlee of Mountain Floral. From her home garden via…

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Bird-Friendly Gardening

Bird-Friendly Gardening

ZOOM Workshop – Join us online!

Sat, July 25, 2020
at 10-11 am


With Tom Tribble, Audubon Society

Make your yard a haven for birds!
Birds today face serious threats from habitat loss and climate change. With increased development and population growth, there are fewer undeveloped areas for our migratory and resident birds to find food, shelter and a place to raise their babies

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Certify Your Pollinator Garden

Certify Your Pollinator Garden

ZOOM Workshop
Sat. June 13, 2020
from 10 – 11 AM
With Ruth Gonzalez

Planting a pollinator garden is easy. A few blooming plants and a water source will get you started. Every flower counts! First we’ll talk about the basics of pollinator gardening, why pollinator habitat is critical, and why…

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Creating a Pocket Meadow

Creating a Pocket Meadow

ZOOM Workshop – Join us Online!
With Lisa Wagner
Sat. May 16, 2020
from 10 – 11 AM plus Q&A

“Pocket” meadows of largely native plants provide an attractive, low-maintenance, and wildlife-friendly alternative to traditional perennial plantings, great for small-scale plantings around mailboxes, along driveways, or next to the back door…

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Warm-Season Vegetables – Get Growing!

Warm-Season Vegetables – Get Growing!

ZOOM Workshop – Join us Online!
Followed by Q&A Session
With Lisa Wagner
Sat. May 2, 2020 from 10 – 10:45AM plus Q&A

Get growing your favorite veggies! Early May is the perfect time in our region to start putting in warm-season transplants and sow seeds of heat-loving crops…

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Native Fruit of the Appalachians

Native Fruit of the Appalachians

Sat. March 28, 2020 from 10-11:30

With Bret C. Duncan

All aspiring fruit nuts with a conscience listen up!

Want to plant an orchard with regionally indigenous plants? Well then, you need to join us for Native Fruit of the Appalachians. In this workshop we will discuss native fruit and nut species, their care…

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Year-round Vegetable Gardening

Year-round Vegetable Gardening

Sat. March 14, 2020 from 10-11:30

With Lisa Wagner

A small-scale, carefully managed vegetable garden can be a lovely (as well as tasty) addition to home landscapes, by attention to design and plant selection. In the temperate climate of Western North Carolina…

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Making the Cut

Making the Cut

Sat, Feb.29, 2020 from 10-10:45 am

Mini-Workshop on Pruning

With Chris Davenport

Pruning considerations will include proper techniques, suitable tools, plant function, pruning time and type. We will demonstrate, discuss and field one another’s questions…

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Winter Interest in the Garden

Winter Interest in the Garden

Sat, Feb. 22, 2020 from 10-11:30

Winter Interest in the Garden

With Mardi Letson

Up your game in the Winter Garden with award-winning garden designer, Mardi Letson. Finish out this winter with a prettier garden, and strategize the additions you’ll make leading into next winter’s garden

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TERRARIUM WORKSHOP with Heart

TERRARIUM WORKSHOP with Heart

Sat, Feb. 8, 2020 from 10 – 11 am
With Marie Elliott

Show your love! Valentine’s Day is Feb. 14.

Create a miniature garden or tiny desert terrarium as a gift for your sweetheart… or bring your valentine(s) and learn together! Marie will guide you through the fun process of making a terrarium from beginning to end…

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Seed Starting Workshop

Seed Starting Workshop

Sat. Jan. 25, 2020 from 10-11:30

With Susan Penland Reavis & 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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Basic Houseplant Care Workshop

Basic Houseplant Care Workshop

Sat. Jan. 18, 2020 from 10 – 11 am

With Treasure Smith

Keep your jungle happy & healthy!

Whether you have a single houseplant or a jungle, you want them to thrive. Treasure will lead you through the basics…

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Winter Solstice Party

Winter Solstice Party

Sat, Dec. 21, 2019 from 11-3

Winter Solstice Party at Reems Creek Nursery

 Bring the family! Featuring Leisa’s Kettle Corn and Last Penny Farm Alpacas and Santa Claus.

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Terrarium Workshop – Make & Take

Terrarium Workshop – Make & Take

Sat. Dec. 7, 2019 from 10-11 am

Fun and fantasy are the key words for this workshop!

Create your own miniature rain forest or tiny desert! Terrariums have fascinated humankind ever since the Victorian Era, and terrariums continue to captivate our imaginations and bring delight!

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Holiday Swag Workshop – Make & Take

Holiday Swag Workshop – Make & Take

Sat, Nov. 30, 2019 from 10-11:30 am

Make your own Holiday Swag using festive 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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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

Sat, Nov. 23, 2019 from 10 am – 4 pm

Join us for refreshments, festivities, door prizes, and fun shopping. Browse our selection of fresh Wreaths, local Christmas Trees…

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Conifer Connection

Conifer Connection

Sat, Nov. 16, 2019 from 10-11:30

The Beauty & Wonder of Dwarf & Miniature Conifers

Join Matt Timmer for a passionate discussion on the marvels of dwarf and miniature conifers…

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Staff Artists Pop-Up Art Show

Staff Artists Pop-Up Art Show

Sat, Nov. 9, 2019 from 10-4

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 9 for a mini-art show featuring artists Joel Cole, Jayne Harnett-Hargrove, and Claire Simpson Jones – all staff member at Reems Creek Nursery and amazing artists. The show will

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Weaverville Tailgate Market

Weaverville Tailgate Market

Every Wednesday thru October 2019 from 2:30-6, Rain or Shine

Located at Reems Creek Nursery, 76 Monticello Road, Weaverville
Buy Local Food every Wednesday afternoon…

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Pollinator Garden Dedication to Gerri

Pollinator Garden Dedication to Gerri

Sat. Sept. 28, 2019 2 PM

Please gather with us to honor Gerri Neville Cole in a heartfelt dedication of our Pollinator Garden to this very special person who recently passed away…

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Fall 40th Anniversary Celebration

Fall 40th Anniversary Celebration

Sat. Sept. 28, 2019 from 1 – 3 pm

Join us for refreshments and to celebrate our 40th year in business. Huge appreciation goes out to all the folks who have supported our family-owned business…

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Apple Tasting at Reems Creek Nursery

Apple Tasting at Reems Creek Nursery

Sat. Sept. 21, 2019 from 11-2

Compare apple flavors and enjoy this delicious fall fruit in its prime. We hope to find samples of all the apple trees we have in stock currently…

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Growing Fruit Organically in WNC

Growing Fruit Organically in WNC

Sat. Sept 21, 2019 at 10 am

With Andrew Goodheart Brown

With a permaculture twist, Andrew Goodheart Brown will discuss the secrets of successfully growing organic fruit in WNC including choosing your fruit trees, siting your fruit for disease resistance and…

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Kokedama Workshop – Make & Take

Kokedama Workshop – Make & Take

Sat. Sept. 14, 2019 at 1 pm

With Treasure Smith

Create a lush addition to your indoor plant collection. In this workshop, Treasure Smith will lead you – step by step – through the artful process of crafting your own beautiful Kokedama moss…

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Native Plants & the Vital Landscape

Native Plants & the Vital Landscape

Sat. Sept. 14, 2019 at 10 am

With Chris Davenport

We will explore the many layers of a garden aflush with native plants – a garden that is pleasing to the human eye, but also serves to support our native fauna, like birds…

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