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.


Contact information:
Overhill Gardens:
http://www.overhillgardens.com/contact.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Overhill-Gardens-306577461193/
Address: 1404 Citico Rd, Vonore, TN 37885
Phone: 423-295-2288
Mobile: 423-295-5003
Email: Avi@overhillgardens.com
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/

 Avi Askey, Owner of Overhill Gardens, Monroe County, Tennessee - www.overhillgardens.com

Avi Askey, Owner of Overhill Gardens, Monroe County, Tennessee - www.overhillgardens.com

 Avi Askey, Owner of Overhill Gardens, Monroe County, Tennessee with Choke berry - www.overhillgardens.com

Avi Askey, Owner of Overhill Gardens, Monroe County, Tennessee with Choke berry - www.overhillgardens.com

 Avi Askey, Owner of Overhill Gardens, Monroe County, Tennessee with his Paw Paw trees - www.overhillgardens.com

Avi Askey, Owner of Overhill Gardens, Monroe County, Tennessee with his Paw Paw trees - www.overhillgardens.com

Overhill Gardens Edibles inventory:

Trees

Persimmon

Butternut

Pawpaw – host for state butterfly, zebra swallowtail

Red Mulberry

Redbud

Downy Serviceberry

Sassafras

American Plum

American Crabapple

Red Cedar

Hickory

Honey Locust

American Chestnut

Allegheny Chinkapin

 

Shrubs

American Hazelnut

Elderberry

Spicebush

Blueberry, Sparkleberry, many sp.

Hawthorn sp.

Sumac

Purple-flowering Raspberry

Wild Rose

Blackberry, Raspberry

Black Raspberry

Black Chokeberry

 

Perennials

Spikenard

Bee Balm

Jerusalem Artichoke

Nodding Onion

False Solomon’s Seal – too many berries can be a laxative

Cutleaf Coneflower

Mayapple

Violet

Great Solomon’s Seal – shoots

 

Vines and Groundcovers

Partridgeberry

Groundnut

Passionflower – state wildflower

Muscadine

Cranberry

Wild Ginger

Wintergreen

Wild Strawberry

Fox grape

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