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- Summer Containers are feeling a little hot and tired (like us). It is time to deadhead them, cut them back, and give them a dose of fertilizer. They should bounce back with renewed enthusiasm within a couple of weeks. Shop our annual department for some fresh color to add to your containers.
- Deadhead perennials like coneflowers, Becky daisies, and black-eyed Susans to encourage continued flowering. Deadheading means removing the old flower blossoms to prevent them from setting seed. A little later in the season leave some seedheads for the birds.
- Plant fall asters, goldenrod, ironweed, and perennial mums now for pollinator food during the fall months. These will be especially sustaining for Monarch butterflies that are on their migration journey to Mexico this fall.
- You can divide crowded daylilies, iris, and peonies now. Plant divisions in full sun and in well-drained soil.
- Support heavy flowers and vegetables with plant supports or bamboo stakes.
- Deeply water any newly planted trees, shrubs, and perennials 2-3 times per week the whole first year.
- Lawns and vegetables need 1” of water per week. Don't guesstimate. Use a rain gauge to determine how much water your garden has actually received. We have rain gauges in our Garden Shop.
- Your potatoes may be ready to harvest. Fresh-dug potatoes are SO tasty!
- Onions and garlic should be harvested once their tops have died down halfway. Once it is ready, garlic begins to decline if it is left in the ground too long.
- Get your garden beds ready for fall planting.
- Lettuce and spinach seed can be started in flats under cool shade trees or even indoors. Once they germinate, immediately move them into full sun, so they don’t get floppy.
- We have some fall seed on the racks now and expect more soon.
- Fall vegetables are being transplanted on our Farm and should be ready towards the end of August.
|Looking Around the Garden Center|
Crape Myrtle Barista Collection 'Cherry Mocha'
Black-Eyed Susan 'Goldstrum'
Crocosmia 'Emily Mackenzie'
Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow'
We Love Hydrangeas! All types!
First Shipment of Garlic for fall planting is here!
|Thanks to Joel & Sue for their Garden Tours|
Entry to Joel Cole's garden.
Many thanks to our recent Garden Tour hosts – Joel Cole (on July 28) and Sue Vrooman (on August 4). Set in Weaverville, both of these Garden Tours were positively wonderful and bursting with inspiration for gardeners. We were so lucky to have the opportunity to soak in the beauty. One enthusiastic gardener came all the way from Tennessee for both tours!
Sue Vrooman tells us her story about this section of her garden.
|Speaking of Gardening Symposium|
|We are proud sponsors of the 2022 Speaking of Gardening Symposium – a wonderful 2-day event that will get you fired-up about gardening. We hope to see lots of you in attendance this Friday and Saturday, August 12-13, at the Double Tree Inn. We can't wait to hear all the garden talks at the symposium, and we'll see you at our display table in between talks.|
If you didn’t sign up for the SOG symposium this year, be sure to put it on your calendar for next year.
Weaverville Tailgate Market: Every Wednesday from 3 – 6 located at the Weaverville Community Center at 60 Lakeshore Drive. https://weavervillemarket.com/
Speaking of Gardening: Speaking of Gardening Symposium on Friday & Saturday, August 12-13. More info 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.
West Asheville Garden Stroll (WAGS): Sat, Sept. 10 from 11-4. WAGS is a volunteer-organized free community event that opens selected neighborhood gardens to the public. More info here.
Art In Autumn: Arts & Crafts Festival, Sat, Sept. 16 from 10-6, Weaverville Main Street. More info here.
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From Sue Vrooman's Garden