Season 5, Episode 35, October 13, 2018
Overhill Gardens, Monroe County, Tennessee with owner Avi Askey.
Overhill Gardens is a Native plant nursery, and Eco-Friendly Landscapes, Hardscape, and design business. Amy interviews owner Avi Askey about his work for over 20 years now to improve region’s ecology through his work of saving native plants, and endangered native plant species.
Overhill Gardens 2018 fall open house details:
October 12 - 13, 8am - 4 pm.
Friday and Saturday all nursery stock is 35% off during our Fall Open House with over 800 species of native plants to choose from! With Good people, great plants, yummy food, helpful staff, beautiful drive, rain or shine.
*As our nursery will be having a fall open house Sat (13th), they will not be at MSFM market.
* A list of Overhill Garden “Edibles” inventory is listed at the bottom of this post, just keep scrolling.
Overhill Gardens: http://www.overhillgardens.com/contact.html
Address: 1404 Citico Rd, Vonore, TN 37885
Hours: Monday - Saturday 8am - 4 pm, March 15 - Dec 15 (open by appointment during the winter)
Appalachian Food writer Fred Sauceman: https://www.facebook.com/fred.sauceman shares a story with the voice of Janette Carter (daughter of A.P. Carter) and her Chow Chow makings.
Sponsor of The Tennessee Farm Table is Century Harvest Farms
and Century Harvest Farms Foundation located in Greenback, Tennessee.
Links to mentioned events:
Eastside Sunday Market Fall Harvest Oct 21,2018t: https://www.facebook.com/EastsideSundayMarket/
CAC Beardsley Community Farm Harvest Festival, October 21st, 2018: https://www.facebook.com/events/265809570932988/
Slow Food TN Valley Pie Contest, October 28th, 5 - 7:30 pm at Hexigon Brewing Co, Knoxville: https://www.facebook.com/events/252873125369925/
Overhill Gardens Edibles inventory:
Pawpaw – host for state butterfly, zebra swallowtail
Blueberry, Sparkleberry, many sp.
False Solomon’s Seal – too many berries can be a laxative
Great Solomon’s Seal – shoots
Vines and Groundcovers
Passionflower – state wildflower