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Reems Creek Nursery
76 Monticello Rd.       Weaverville, NC        828-645-3937
HOURS: Mon-Sat: 9-6   Closed Sunday 
We Are Plant People - Going Strong Since 1979 
 Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Heaths & Heathers
Heaths and Heathers arrived this week - in both 1 gallon and quart size pots. Heaths 'Mediterranean Pink', 'Mediterranean White' and 'Kramer's Red' are in full gorgeous bloom, and we have a colorful selection of both heaths and heathers with outstanding foliage color.
Heaths & Heathers are evergreen, loved by pollinators, and resistant to deer. Plant in full sun in sandy, acidic, well-drained soil for best flowering.
Heaths have needle-like evergreen foliage and most bloom over the winter/early spring. Heathers usually bloom from mid-summer to fall. Their evergreen foliage brings interesting texture to the garden along with great color. 
Annual pruning will keep the plant looking full and robust. Prune heaths (Erica) immediately after flowering. Prune heathers (Calluna) in early spring.
Iseli Nursery Delivery is Here!
Conifer Lovers Alert - Cool plants from one of our favorite nurseries – Iseli Nursery - are finally here! Iseli specializes in unusual dwarf conifers – plus many other beautiful plants.
Shop an enticing selection of interesting pines, spruces, chamaecyparis, umbrella pines, and more. Brightly colored heaths and heathers arrived also, along with cuties from their mini-Conifer Collection too!
Around the Garden Center
Big West Coast Shipments
Gorgeous plant material has been arriving daily on tractor trailers. We’ve been unloading everything from small 1-gallon pots of perennials and shrubs to large ball & burlap trees. Hedge favorites like skip laurels and arborvitae have arrived, along with a wonderful selection of shrubs – both evergreen and deciduous.
Our Perennial Department is Bursting with Pretties!
Yard to Table - Grow Your Own!
  • Fruit TreesBerries & Unusual Fruits, and Citrus 
  • Cool Season Vegetable Transplants & Seeds for Vegetable and Flowers 
  • Asparagus Crowns, Bare Root Strawberries, Seed Potatoes, & Onion Sets
  • Bare Root Rhubarb & Horseradish
Plant potatoes and peas on St. Patrick's Day!
Guess what? Our tropical houseplant inventory is now live online!
Cold Nights Ahead:  Friday night through next Wednesday, nighttime temperatures are predicted to be near or below freezing - with two nights in the low twenties. Ouch! Read more here about how to protect tender plants overnight.
Daytime weather will bring nice sunshine along with some rain. With the Spring Equinox on Monday, March 20 at 5:24 EDT - we are ready for Spring to make her grand entrance – aren’t you?
Worried about damaged plants? Be patient and wait until late May before discarding any plants. Plants are very resilient! Watch this video about cold damaged plants for some reassurance.
SALE: 50% Off All Cyclamen
Fickle March
From Wilma: This poem says it well!
Fickle March
March you’re like a fickle friend 
Always changing – hard to mind you,
Sleet and frost and snow you send,
Never know just how to find you.
But your ways are not all bad,
Violets bloom and robins sing,
In the air is something glad
That’s prophetic of the spring.  
- From “Pastime Poems” by Homer Casto,  Weaverville, NC 1946
From balmy temperatures to lows in the 20’s, March is living up to her fickle reputation. In addition to these temperature ranges there have been gusty winds, snow flurries, rainstorms, and spring like days with flowering trees and shrubs. We have found it is best to take March one day at a time!
Spring is definitely in the air at the Garden Center with colorful pansies, inspiring tropicals, veggie transplants, new tree and shrub shipments arriving almost daily, perennials galore, gardening supplies, and much more. I was just at our Production Farm and the greenhouses are filling with veggie plants, hanging baskets, geraniums, and other goodies. Thanks to a great staff at both places!
Wilma R. Penland is the co-founder of Reems Creek Nursery and our horticultural mentor.
OGS Gardening Series on Saturday

Organic Growers School Spring Gardening Series 2023
Reems Creek Nursery is sponsoring the OGS Spring Gardening Series. Details below!
When: Four Saturdays – March 18, March 25, and April 1 at 2 p.m.
Where: Classes 1,2 and 4 will be held at Reems Creek Nursery. Class 3 will be held at the instructor’s garden.
Class 2: Soil Management and Care
Sat. March 18 at 2 PM at 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, including discussions on composting, compost tea, and vermicompost. We will discuss different strategies to build...More info and register for Class 2 HERE.
Class 3: From Lawn to Garden
Sat. March 25 at 2 PM at the instructor’s garden (you’ll receive the address upon registration)
We will meet in the garden for our third class together. This workshop will be very hands-on, including direct seeding and converting a lawn into a garden. You will get to see established gardens and learn how...More info and register for Class 3 HERE.
Class 4: Summer Garden Management and Preservation
Saturday, April 1 at 2 pm at 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 (what to do with all those tomatoes, and...More info and register for Class 4 HERE.  
*All proceeds from these classes support Organic Growers School, a 501c3 nonprofit and the premiere provider of practical and affordable organic education in the Southern Appalachians for 28 years. Reems Creek Nursery is sponsoring this OGS Gardening Series. 
Community News
Weaverville Tailgate Market: The Indoor Winter Market. Every Wednesday located at the Weaverville Community Center at 60 Lakeshore Drive.
Soil Testing available thru NC Cooperative Extension. Soil Test boxes available at Reems Creek Nursery. Tips and more info here. 
Bonsai as Fine Art Exhibition and Special Events:  June 2-11, sponsored by Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, The North Carolina Arboretum, and The Blue Ridge Bonsai Society. More info here.
St. Patrick's Day in Weaverville: Friday, March 17. More info with venues and times here.
Thank you so much for voting us #1 Nursery in WNC
for 9 straight years!
Our customers are the very best.
Our small family business appreciates the support from each and every one of you!

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