|76 Monticello Rd. Weaverville, NC 828-645-3937 www.reemscreek.com|
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We Are Plant People - Going Strong Since 1979
|January is a busy month for Garden Centers. We are reorganizing at the Garden Shop and around the Garden Center. Meanwhile on our Farm - Susan, Cody, and Amanda are cleaning up and clearing the way for a big planting season of vegetables, annuals, perennials, berries, and shrubs.|
We’ve also been attending trade shows. Libby went to MANTS (the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show) and then down to Florida to join other staff - Kira, David, and Jonathan - for the TPIE Show (Tropical Plant International Expo). They’ve been able to tour huge propagation houses with educational benefits. The show itself is amazing with gorgeous plants everywhere and very creative displays. Check out our Instagram and Facebook for more pictures.
In North Carolina, Susan, Dave, Randal, and Tanya attended the Green and Growin’ Show sponsored by the NCNLA (North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association) with educational workshops and a great horticultural trade show. They have their eyes out for beautiful plant sources and great garden related items.
Last week Jayne and Marie headed to the AmericasMart Atlanta where the exhibition center is one of the largest permanent wholesale trade centers in the world. With three multi-story buildings and seven million square feet to look for new finds, it is overwhelming and exciting at the same time.
Everyone is returning from the shows pumped up with enthusiasm and inspiration for 2023!
- When watering, always check your houseplants for pests. Be proactive if treatment is needed so issues don’t spread. Ask us about organic solutions.
- Don’t let ice-melting products damage your plants with salt exposure. Alternatives would be kitty litter, sawdust, or sand.
- Pull any broadleaf weeds from your lawn. Hori Hori knives are a great tool for doing this. Awesome Hori Hori knives are available in our Garden Shop.
- You CAN plant trees and shrubs now, as long as the ground is not frozen.
- Prune grape vines.
- Because of our fierce December freeze, most other pruning should be left until later in the season.
- When the ground is not wet, prepare the spot for your spring veggie garden. Don’t work wet soil. It damages your soil structure.
- Plan your spring & summer veggie crops and flower crops. We have lots of seed choices!
- Use a cold frame to plant cool season crops like lettuce and spinach. Remember to ventilate during sunny weather. Sluggo is a great organic solution when slugs are an issue.
- Sharpen your tools and lawn mower blades. Tune up your lawn mower.
- Buy something green to brighten up your January!
- Wondering about cold-damaged plants? Watch this YouTube for advice!
- Wondering how to protect you plants if another cold snap is predicted? We have fiberglass rods and floating row cover (for frost protection) in stock.
|New products on board from Dirtcraft Organics: These Dirtcraft soil mixes are now available in 8 quart bags in our Garden Shop!|
Levitation Seedling Mix
New 8-Quart Size!
A lightweight potting soil engineered for seed-starting and initial growth. A biologically rich mix full of organic amendments and a unique peat-free & perlite-free formulation. Also contains kelp meal which enhances germination!
New 8-quart size!
A living soil blend with optimal aeration for container horticulture. Ideal for tropicals and houseplants. Featuring a potent consortium of slow-release organic amendments and a unique peat-free formulation.
Dirtcraft Organics is a local company based nearby in Madison County, NC. and currently serving North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee.
|Upcoming Workshops & Events|
|Digging Deeper Into Gardening|
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Jan. 28, 2023
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.
As humans, we’re discovering just how beneficial nature is to our well-being. In this talk we’ll discuss some of those benefits. Plus, via inspiring visuals we’ll delve into some simple garden assessments that explore...More info and register. Free, but registration required.
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. Customers will be able to personally talk with various landscapers, see pictures of some of their work, and even set up an appointment to meet with them.
Nine landscapers will...More info. No registration required. Free and open to all!
Terrarium Workshop – A Fun Valentine Make & Take!
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat, Feb. 11, 2023
With Marie Elliott
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 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, soil, and other materials. All materials for one terrarium (except container) included in your workshop fee + fun! Marie will...More info and Register.
Welcome to Gardening in WNC
At Reems Creek Nursery
Sat. Feb. 18
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, a general planting calendar, judging the amount of light your garden receives, plant palettes, useful tools...more info and register.
Asheville Greenworks Hard to Recycle Event, Sat. Jan. 28 from 10-2, Candler, NC. More info and see list of accepted/not-accepted items here.
Weaverville Tailgate Market: The Indoor Winter Market. Every Wednesday located at the Weaverville Community Center at 60 Lakeshore Drive. https://weavervillemarket.com/
Soil Testing available thru NC Cooperative Extension. Soil Test boxes available at Reems Creek Nursery. Tips and more info here.
Doug Tallamy is keynote speaker at the Gardening for Life Celebration on Sat. March 4 at Polk County High School. 1-5 pm. Free but preregister. Registration is filling quickly. Scan QR code for more info.
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