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Asheville Fling 2012 Itinerary

The basic itinerary of the Asheville Fling 2012 is listed by day below. Each day will have it’s own post (still to come) to fill in a bit more detail and can be reached by the link at the bottom of each days listing. (still to come) It is pretty well set in stone, but life is life and stone can crack. Slight change is always a possibility.

Thursday May 17th and Monday May 21st have short overflow events for bloggers who may come early or stay late to spend more time enjoying Asheville and the mountains of Western North Carolina.

Thursday May 17th

RSVP Tour Sow True Seed – 1 to 5 pm

Happy hour meet and greet – Tressa’s downtown – 5pm to 7:30 pm

Explore downtown for dinner

Friday May 18th

West Asheville Gardens

Wamboldtopia – Christopher Mello’s Garden – Burton Street Community Peace Garden – Sunny Point Café – 9:15am–11:30am

Lunch 12 Bones/Curve Studios with ice cream from The Hop 11:45am – 1:00pm

North Carolina Arboretum – Author led native wildflower walk available 1:30pm – 3:45pm

BB Barnes Nursery 4:15 pm – 5:30pm – Back to hotel.

Explore downtown for dinner

Saturday May 19th

Peter and Jasmin Gentling Garden 9:15am – 11am

Lunch Laurey’s Catering 11:15am – 12:30pm

Biltmore Estate Gardens/ Conservatory 1pm – 4pm – Back to hotel

Dinner Masonic Temple with ice cream from the Hop 6pm – 8:30pm

Blogger Discussion post dinner – finish by 10pm

Sunday May 20th

Haywood Community College Gardens 9:45am – 11am

Bonnie Brae and Ku’ulei ‘Aina, two mountain top gardens 12pm – 3:30pm

Lunch catered by the Sweet Onion on the mountain – 12 pm

Wine and beverages – 2pm

Plant development forum 2pm – while you sip wine and beverages

Back to hotel 3:30pm

Explore downtown for dinner

Monday May 21st

White Gate Inn garden on stroll to

RSVP Continental breakfast edible garden tour at Nan Chase’s 9:00 am – 11am

Explore broader Asheville on your own with list of suggestions


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