Plants, supplies and answers for most every gardener’s needs will be featured at the Montreat Landcare Committee’s April 29 Native Plant Sale and Arbor Day celebration. Vendors include High Country Nursery, In-Site Out Design, Appalachian Creek Nursery, Professional Landscape Solutions, Ten Thousand Villages and Dynamite Roasting Company. Educational presenters include the N.C Forest Service, on “Firewise,” Extension Master Gardeners, and especially for children the “ecoEXPLORE” program of the N.C. Arboretum. Hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Moore Field in Montreat. (Photo courtesy of J. Standaert.) For more information see…-day-celebration/

Location: Moore Field, just below Lake Susan, along Lookout Road. Ample parking is across the street in the Anderson Auditorium lot, about 9/10 of a mile and on the right side of Assembly Drive after entering Montreat.

Scheduled events:

9:00 – The Reading of the Arbor Day Proclamation

10-11 – Firewise Workshop – Led by Eric Muecke of NC Forest Service

11-12 – ecoEXPLORE Reptile Program – Led by  Jonathan Marchal of The NC Arboretum


Open throughout the sale:

Hands-on Activity Table for Children

Montreat Ranger Hut – staffed by the Montreat Trail Club

Master Gardeners Information Table

Hemlock Restoration Initiative

Landcare Table and Invasive Plants Display

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