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We Are Plant People - Going Strong Since 1979
Itoh Peonies Just Arrived!
A cross between a garden peony and a tree peony...these large peonies are FABULOUS!
Itoh Peonies really put on a show - producing up to 50 flowers in a season once they are mature. Sporting sturdy stems, they are great cut flowers and deer resistant too!
Knockout & Drift Roses
We have a broad selection of Drift Roses and Knockout Roses in stock now. Reds, pinks, corals, peaches, whites and more!
These disease-resistant landscape roses bloom their hearts out all season long with kickin' color for your garden! Drifts are a groundcover rose, and Knockouts are a shrub rose. Both are self-cleaning so deadheading is optional but unnecessary.
Plus...shop our hybrid tea, grandiflora, & floribunda roses, David Austin roses, climbing roses, shrub roses and rugosa roses. Loveliness personified!
Peach Drift Rose
Double Red Knockout Rose
Hydrangeas Starting to Bud & Bloom!
Big-leaf hydrangeas are starting to bud and some are already showing color. Shop the big-leaf hydrangea selection in our shade house, pick out your favorite cultivars, and get them planted to enjoy at home!
Shop a rainbow of colors, textures, and flowers in our Annual Department. Plant annual flowers for blooms all season!
These mushroom logs are pre-inoculated and ready to go. Set the logs in a shady spot and moisten when needed. until your mushrooms are ready to harvest. Most logs will produce for multiple years. A variety of choices available.
Veggie Starts & Herbs
Get your edible garden cranking for delicious summer eating right from your yard! Homegrown is the yummiest! Get your veggies and herbs in the ground this weekend.
Native Fruit Lover Alert!
Serviceberries are beginning to fruit, and we have a great group of 'Autumn Brilliance' Serviceberries in stock now. A staff favorite, serviceberries have white flowers in spring, fruit in summer, and showy fall color making them a very attractive small tree.
|Fertilizing Rhododendron & Azalea|
|From Wilma: |
Rhododendron and native deciduous azaleas have been very showy this spring. A good place to see plantings of them is at the North Carolina Welcome Center near Wolf Laurel on I-26. I was there last week, and they were gorgeous and there are reports that there is still lots of color.
Most rhododendron and azaleas have finished flowering and now is time to reward them with a feeding of Espoma Holly-tone fertilizer. It is time to prune them and other spring flowering shrubs as they will soon be forming buds for next year.
Some have expressed concern about hollies and evergreen magnolias dropping yellow leaves. Some of this is normal at this time of year. They will also benefit from a feeding of Hollytone. Broadleaved evergreens are especially affected by cold, dry, windy weather like we experienced the past few months and may show some leaf damage. It is important to keep them as well as newly planted trees, shrubs, and perennials watered throughout the year.
Hollytone and other natural fertilizers are attractive to critters like opossums, raccoons, and even our household pets. Speaking from experience I know the importance of storing the containers in places not accessible to animals.
Wilma Penland is the co-founder of Reems Creek Nursery and our horticultural mentor.
|Plant a cutting garden! The ground is warming up enough to sow flower seeds directly into your garden. Plant zinnias, sunflowers, cosmos, tithonia (Mexican sunflower), nasturtiums, marigolds, and many more. Shop our flower seeds and enjoy the blooms outdoors in your garden and inside your home too!|
Growers hint: Soak nasturtium seeks overnight in water before sowing.
|Lunar Eclipse This Sunday|
|It’s a Super Flower Blood Moon on Sunday night!|
Watch a total eclipse of the moon this Sunday night! This year May’s full moon, also called the Flower Moon, is a super moon and a total eclipse of the Moon. A supermoon occurs when the moon’s elliptical course brings it closer to the Earth than usual. It’s not your imagination - a supermoon appears to be 7% larger and about 15% brighter than usual.
Lunar eclipses occur when Earth passes between the sun and the moon, preventing the sun’s rays from hitting the moon. Lunar eclipses only happen during a full moon, and Blood Moons occur when the eclipse is total because the moon turns a reddish color.
When to watch: Watch Sunday's total eclipse during the night of May 15 & 16 (Sunday & Monday). The partial eclipse begins at 10:27 pm EDT and ends at 1:55 am EDT. The total eclipse occurs from 11:29 pm EDT to 1:55 am EDT.
World Migratory Bird Day: Saturday, May 14, more info.
Weaverville Tailgate Market: Every Wednesday from 3 – 6 located at the Weaverville Community Center at 60 Lakeshore Drive. https://weavervillemarket.com/
Speaking of Gardening: Early bird tickets to the Speaking of Gardening Symposium (on Friday & Saturday, August 12-13) are now available. More info and register HERE.
Bee City USA - Asheville: 10th Anniversary Yearlong Pollination Celebration with a yearlong calendar of events to celebrate Asheville's 10th anniversary as a Bee City USA affiliate.
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