Our home is the beautiful and historic Village of Pinehurst, located in the Sandhills of North Carolina. Known as the home of American golf and the longleaf pine ecosystem, its temperate climate makes gardening a popular activity.
September in the Garden
Plant of the Month
Question of the Month
Can You Identify This Interesting Critter?
Actually, it’s not so interesting. The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species that is doing a number on some agricultural crops and trees. Click here for more information.
Sat., Sept 24, 11:00-2:00 – Flutterby Festival – Pinehurst Village Arboretum Timmel Pavilion – Bring the kids and learn about butterflies and other pollinators at a fun-filled event with demonstrations, programs and activities.
Thurs., Oct 13, 11:00-12:00 – Ancient Herbs – Karen Frye of Nature’s Own will share her knowledge of bitters and other ancient herbs. Ball Visitor Center at Sandhills Community College.
Fri., Oct. 14, 1:00-2:00 – Growing Hydrangeas – Learn to identify the hydrangeas you have, where and how to plant them, how to care for them, etc. Sponsored in partnership with the Sandhills Council of Garden Clubs. Ball Visitor Center, SCC. Free, registration not required but space may be limited. Click here for more information.
Fri., Oct. 21, 11:00-Noon – Succulent Pumpkin Workshop -Create a living centerpiece with succulents and a pumpkin that will last through Thanksgiving. Price for members: $50, nonmembers: $55. Class size limited to 12. Ball Visitor Center at SCC.
Sun., Nov. 27, 1:00 – 4:00 – Santa in the Gardens – Santa and Mrs. Claus will return to the Hoad Children’s Garden for a fun and festive outing. Storytelling, face painting, reindeer food craft, letters to Santa and refreshments. Free but registration required. Click here to register and for more information. Sandhills Community College
Mon., Nov. 28 – 9:00 – 5:00 – Live Greenery Holiday Wreaths – ARTworks Vass will help you create your own holiday wreath using a vast array of greenery and embellishments. Click here to go to the SCC website for more information on registering and payment. Information also available at the ARTworks Vass website.