M R Gardens’ sustainable nursery hosts open houses, showcasing our native wildflowers, groundcovers, herbs, vegetable seedlings and more. For spring 2022, plant shows are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on select Thursdays through Sundays:
- March 17 to 20
- April 7 to 10
- April 14 to 17
- May 12 to 15
- June 2 to 5
Find M R Gardens at 441 Onteora Blvd., Asheville. Look for the green sign. The event is typically outdoors.
View the available varieties at nativeplantsasheville.com.
Customers are also encouraged to order plants online and pick them up at an arranged time, regardless if the nursery is open to the public that day. Customers also have the option of contacting email@example.com to order plants. Or leave a voicemail at 828.333.4151.
M R Gardens focuses on pollinator plants and other species that benefit the ecosystem, and aims to propagate plants in the most sustainable way possible. The nursery’s passive solar greenhouse requires no extra heat other than solar gain in winter. The roof is also slanted at just the right angle to keep it from overheating so that large exhaust fans are not needed. M R Gardens uses renewable resources in its potting soil and encourages customers to wash and return their plastic pots, which are sanitized and reused. Plants are grown on a small scale so that individual attention is given to plants, ensuring high quality.