Tuesday gardening series kicks off at Reynolda Gardens

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Sept. 13, 2021) —  Reynolda’s popular weekly Tuesday gardening series will kick off tomorrow at 12:30 p.m., in-person and online, and features horticultural tips from industry professionals. The online portion of the talks are free for all. The in-person talks are free for Friends of the Gardens and Wake Forest University faculty, staff and students, and $5 for all others. Learn more and register in advance at reynolda.org/tuesdaytalks.

The weekly gardening series is offered by the Gardens in addition to multiple workshops and a fall plant sale that will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25 on the front lawn of Reynolda House from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. View all Gardens events at reynolda.org/gardens-events

Sign-up to become a Friend of the Gardens and receive early sale access and discounts on programs. 

Tuesday Gardening Talks Lineup

Preview of the Fall Plant Sale
Tuesday, Sept. 14, 12:30 p.m.
Gardens staff will share their plant favorites and highlight native plants featured in Reynolda’s fall plant sale on Sept. 25. Learn more

Dahlias for the Garden
Tuesday, Sept. 21, 12:30 p.m.
Best practices for growing dahlias will be shared, including bed preparation, planting, care and cutting tips, along with the types and classes of dahlias.  Learn more.

The Ornamental Grass Toolbox
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 12:30 p.m.
Grasses and sedges add a layer of function and beauty to every garden. Shannon Currey of Hoffman Nursery will offer an introduction to striking plants that function as terrific problem-solvers. Learn more.

Sustainable Home Gardening Practices
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 12:30 p.m.
Small habits can make a big difference when it comes to reducing the footprint of home gardens. Assistant Horticulturist Amy Dixon will illustrate how reducing the footprint of home gardens is easier than it seems. Learn more.

The Magic of Mushrooms
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 12:30 p.m.
Wellness advocate Dennis Wiggins will discuss a wide variety of fungi, including tasty culinary mushrooms—some that are deadly, and some that can be used for medicine. Learn more.

Climate Kale Cancer Ketchup: Sustainability in the WFU Campus Garden
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 12:30 p.m.
Nathan Peifer, campus as lab program coordinator at Wake Forest University, will guide a conversation about soil carbon, beneficial bacteria and the nutritious pigment that makes tomatoes purple. Learn more.

Bonsai 101
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 12:30 p.m.
Greenhouse Manager Hayden Shuping will lead a class on bonsai basics. Learn more

Timex Trees for the Home Landscape: Take a Licking and Keep on Ticking
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 12:30 p.m.
Gardens Director Jon Roethling will showcase a host of trees that are suited to the landscape in the Triad. Learn more.

Reynolda Gardens: A Year in Review
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 12:30 p.m.
Gardens Director Jon Roethling will offer reflections on the past year and look ahead to next year. Learn more.

About Reynolda
Reynolda is set on 170 acres in Winston-Salem, N.C. and comprises Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda Village Shops and Restaurants.  The Museum presents a renowned art collection in a historic and incomparable setting: the original 1917 interiors of Katharine and R. J. Reynolds’s 34,000-square-foot home. Its collection is a chronology of American art and featured exhibitions are offered in the Museum’s Babcock Gallery and house bedrooms. The Gardens serve as a 134-acre outdoor horticultural oasis open to the public year-round, complete with colorful formal gardens, nature trails and a greenhouse. In the Village, the estate’s historic buildings are now home to a vibrant mix of boutiques, restaurants, shops and services. Plan your visit at reynolda.org and use the mobile app Reynolda Revealed to self-tour the estate.

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