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October 2018

Planting Native Fruit Trees: This Saturday! October 20, 10am-12pm

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $20/members, $25/non-members UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Instructor: Jeff Gillman, Ph.D., Botanical Gardens Director Description: It’s not as simple as digging a hole and dropping in a tree for an instant orchard! Learn a little bit about native fruit trees and learn a lot about how to plant them by adding one to our new native fruit garden with Jeff Gilman, Director of the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens. Get hands-on experience with pawpaws, persimmons, and plums!

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Preparing Your Garden for Winter: Next Thursday! October 25, 10am-11am

October 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Cost: $10/members, $15/non-members UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Instructor: Ed Davis, Horticultural Supervisor Description: Join Ed Davis, our resident expert, for some tips and tricks on getting your plants ready for winter. Learn which plants you should bring inside, which ones to winterize and which ones enjoy the snow (if we get any!). Don’t know what to do about soil and compost? Ed has the answers that will help you get your gardens ready for whatever weather comes our way this…

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November 2018

Spots open in this Saturday’s tree ID class – Native Tree Identification in Winter

November 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

We still have six spots left in this Saturday's Native Tree identification class with Assistant Director Amy Tipton! We'd love it if you could share this with anyone who might be interested. Register here  Native Tree Identification in Winter THIS Saturday, November 3- 9:00am-3:30pm This unique class teaches how to identify native trees in Winter! To the untrained eye, a wintertime forest can appear lifeless and lacking in diversity. However, tree species showcase their uniqueness in twigs and fruit even…

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Call The Royal Gardens now to Order your Fresh Magnolia Wreaths!

November 13, 2018 - December 15, 2018

This is a special order event. Have your Fresh Magnolia wreaths just after Thanksgiving to decorate for your holiday. Call 704-334-3764 to order yours. Make the pledge to shop local for the holiday. Support your local community businesses during the holiday. Saturday, November 24, 2018 is National Shop Small holiday. Join in. The Royal Gardens 1733 East Seventh Street Charlotte, NC 28204 704-334-3764 Family Owned since 1994

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December 2018

Christmas Decorations for Mint Musuem Randolph Road

December 4, 2018

Members of the Charlotte Garden Club during our annual event to decorate the Mint Museum for Christmas

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100 Gardens Fund Raiser

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shook Kelly Architects, 2151 Hawkins St
Charlotte, NC 28203 United States
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Fund Raiser for 100 Gardens Location of Fund Raiser:  Shook Kelly Architects

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Local Film Premier: The Farmer That Feeds Us

December 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

*** Local Film Premier: The Farmer That Feeds Us *** Tuesday December 18th 6-9 pm, North West School of the Arts 1415 Beatties Ford Rd Join the Carolina Farm Trust for the world premier of The Farmer That Feeds Us which explores cultural diversity, food insecurity and effects of rapid change and gentrification on Charlotte's historic west side, as told by some of it's long time residents. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with experts and residents…

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January 2019

Urban Roots at Free Range Brewing: There’s a Garden in my Beer!

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Beer is one of the oldest beverages produced by humans. Ancient Egyptians were one of the first civilizations to perfect brewing. Eventually, it found its way through the Middle East into Europe. During the Middle Ages, the addition of hops made way for the beer we are accustomed to today. Beer may have changed over the years, but what has remained consistent, is the use of plants and botanicals. Join us at Free Range Brewery and listen to a lecture…

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February 2019

Ganache at the Gardens: a Chocolate Celebration

February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens The greenhouse will be open extended hours from 11am-4pm for this Special Event! No admission fee! Join the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens for a celebration of chocolate just in time for Valentine’s Day. Learn about the cocoa tree and how its fruits are processed into delectable confections. Romantic classical music and free samples will enhance your experience. Be sure to visit our orchid display in its annual flowering glory! And don’t forget to bring your sweetie!…

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March 2019

The Royal Gardens – What’s in Your Garden? – How to Start Your Seeds! Workshop

March 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

What's in Your Garden? Since 1850, Livingston Seed Company is trusted by gardeners to offer non-GMO, top-quality, fresh seeds across the country. And NOW The Royal Gardens is selling them too! We have Over 75 varieties of seeds from vegetables, flowers, and herbs. How to Start Your Seeds! Workshop Saturday, March 9, 2019, 11 am to 12 noon Learn tips to start seeds inside to get a jump on spring. Call to register. 704-334-3764 The Royal Gardens 1733 E 7th…

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