Jan 12, 2013 (Sat)     Plants identified in this woodland area include Sweetshrub, Mapleleaf viburnum, Sassafras, Scarlet maple, Azalea (unsure of species), Rattlesnake orchid, Serviceberry, Pipsissewa, Partridgeberry, Sweet goldenrod, Skullcap (probably S. lateriflora). Other plants will be more obvious in spring.
10:45 AM - 1:30 PM Plant Rescue This plant rescue will be held on Signal Mountain and led by Trina Hayes. Due to the nature of plant rescues and this rescue site, we can only open up 10 spots for rescuers.
Plants identified in this woodland area include Sweetshrub, Mapleleaf viburnum, Sassafras, Scarlet maple, Azalea (unsure of species), Rattlesnake orchid, Serviceberry, Pipsissewa, Partridgeberry, Sweet goldenrod, Skullcap (probably S. lateriflora). Other plants will be more obvious in spring.Contact Sally Wencel to sign up and for more information.
Jan 21, 2013 (Mon)
6:00 PM Tennessee Valley Chapter Board Meeting Green|Spaces. Contact Nora Bernhardt for more information.
Jan 28, 2013 (Mon)
6:00 PM Dennis Bishop - "Ailing Soils: Drastic and Natural Remedies." Regular member meeting at green|spaces.
Mar 09, 2013 (Sat)
Mar 16, 2013 (Sat)
11:00 a.m., EDT Plant Rescue Trina Hayes will direct a plant rescue on Signal Mountain. Contact Trina directly to sign up or for more information
Apr 01, 2013 (Mon)
6:00 PM Native Rhododendrons Join us at the Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center for a program devoted to our native Rhododendrons (including azaleas). A representative from the local chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will provide a guided tour of these great woodland shrubs and give tips on using them in our urban and suburban landscapes
Apr 06, 2013 (Sat)
9:00 AM Wildflower Trail Walk at the Pocket with Holli Richey Join herbalist Holli Richey in an informative walk at the Shirley Miller Wildflower Trail at Pigeon Mountain. This is a member-only event. Contact Sally Wencel for more information and to sign up
Apr 10, 2013 (Wed)
Time and Location TBA: Native Plant & Wildflower Walk with Leon & Pat Bates This is a member-only event and space is limited. Please send an email to us to sign up
Apr 13, 2013 (Sat)
8:30 AM Overhill Gardens Nursery Visit We will meet at a location TBA and caravan to Avi Askey's incredible native plant nursery in Vonore. Be sure to have plenty of cargo space. (Overhill Gardens offers Wild Ones a 10% discount.
May 04, 2013 (Sat)     After the walk, we'll take time for a spring picnic outdoors together.
10:00 am - 1:00 pm Nature Walk and Talk with Michael Green Michael Green will lead us on a walk at Reflection Riding to see wildflowers and other blooming plants. Michael has extensive knowledge about the history of the property and the region...his outings are always fascinating!
We will meet at Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center for an informative walk on the grounds followed by a picnic.
After the walk, we'll take time for a spring picnic outdoors together.
May 09, 2013 (Thu)
All Day Member Visit to Sunlight Gardens We're organizing a group of Tennessee Valley Wild Ones to take a road trip to Sunlight Gardens in Andersonville, TN. Nursery owner Andy Sessions (one of the speakers at our March Symposium) will be on hand to help us with plant selections. All members receive a 10% discount on plant purchases!
We will depart Chattanooga at 8:00 a.m. and will return in the afternoon. Please email Nora to reserve your spot for this trip. Travel plans will be emailed to you once you register