Are you a member of the Botanical Gardens at Asheville? In appreciation of your membership, which makes the Gardens possible, we invite you to join us for this free, fun and educational event.
RSVP is not required to attend, but appreciated. Please let us know if you will attend and if you have limited mobility and require parking at the Gardens rather than in our overflow lot. RSVP by emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Not a member? Not a problem. Join today!
The Member Appreciation Event is scheduled for Sunday, October 15th, 2023 from 2:00p – 4:00p, in the Sunshine Meadow
(In the event of heavy rain we will move the event to October 22nd.)
*registration required for all special events*
Presentation: “How You Can Pamper Your Pollinators This Fall”
With Phyllis Stiles of Bee City USA
1:00 – 2:00 pm Visitor Center Butler Room
**space is limited, sign up is required & free for BGA Members** Sign Up Here
Guided Garden Tours by BGA Board Members & Staff will give an insider view of the flora, fauna, habitats and care of the Gardens.
Tours begin in the Sunshine Meadow.
**space is limited, sign up is required & free for BGA members**
Guided Garden Tour 2:30 pm – Sign Up Here
Guided Garden Tour 3:00 pm – Sign Up Here
More Event Activities in the Sunshine Meadow
Meet & Greet with BGA Board Members & Staff
Members of the BGA Board and Staff will be available from 2:00p – 4:00p.
BGA Garden Manager, Master Gardeners & Bee City USA
Do you have gardening & pollinator questions? BGA Garden Manager, Master Gardeners, and Bee City USA will be there to provide answers.
Music in the gardens? Yes please! Music provided by In Flight.
– Handmade pottery from a local artist
– Copper garden sculptures
– Handmade Quilt from a local artist
– Handwoven Wrap from a local artist
– And much more!
Native Seed & Plant Exchange
We have an entire table set aside, so bring plants and/or seeds to share & exchange with friends.
NOTE: NATIVE PLANTS ONLY & DO NOT DIG WILD PLANTS for the Exchange!
Bring your kids & grandkids for fun nature activities.
Native Plant Giveaway
Enter your name at the event for a chance to win native plants.
Baked Goods & Drinks
Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.
Garden Path Gift Shop
Looking for the perfect garden-themed gift for yourself or others? Members will receive a 15% discount in the gift shop this afternoon.
Event Overflow Parking: Additional parking is available at 118 W.T. Weaver Blvd. in UNCA lots P29 and P31 adjacent to the UNCA Health Center (enter from W.T. Weaver Blvd opposite Barnard St.). These lots are a 5 to 10 minute walk from the Gardens along a lovely greenway.