Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Spring in the Greenhouse - Open Saturdays

M R Gardens in the Oakley community of Asheville opens its sustainable nursery to the public Saturdays, April 7 through June 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We offer seasonal vegetable starts, culinary herbs, groundcovers, Southeast native perennials, medicinal herbs and other plants that benefit the garden.

Tours of the passive solar greenhouse are held at 1 p.m. on April 7, April 14, June 2 and June 9.

Find us at 441 Onteora Blvd., Asheville. Contact or 828.333.4151 with questions.

Current Availability – Week of April 21

Vegetable Starts: Broccoli Raab, Brussels Sprouts, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Pak Choi (Look for Tomatoes, Peppers and Eggplant in early May.)

Culinary Herbs: Dill, Lavender, Marjoram, Rosemary, Thyme

Medicinal Herbs: Comfrey, Chamomile, Lavender, Gotu Kola, Hyssop, Stinging Nettle

Groundcovers: Catmint, three varieties of Creeping Thyme, Roman Chamomile, Sedum - Dragon’s Blood (red) and Oregon (yellow) varieties

Southeast Native Perennials: Asters, Black Eyed Susans, Bee Balm, Boltonia, Coreopsis, Fireweed, Liatris, Mountain Mint, Rattlesnake Master, Sneezeweed

Check back to this page as current availability is updated regularly.

View photos and descriptions of the plants at:

Rudbeckia - Black Eyed Susan or Bicolor Daisy
We aim for as sustainable as possible, using organic methods and growing in a passive solar greenhouse heated entirely by solar gain and cooled with manual vents. We grow on a small scale with attention on quality.