Are you inspired to present a better lawn and garden at your home this year? Well, Callaway Gardens can help! Make plans now to head over to Pine Mountain, Georgia for all your plant purchases, and fresh ideas to help with your personal landscaping needs. Callaway Gardens annual plant fair and sale is slated for March 21-24, 2013.
About the Plant Fair and Sale…
“We will have an incredible array of herbs, tomato plants, flowering plants and shrubs as well as some gardening books and garden decor,” said Patricia Collins, director of the Gardens. “This is a wonderful opportunity to buy some items that are very unique and sometimes hard-to-find.”
Not only will you be able to purchase plants and specialty items from Callaway Gardens’ selection, but also a dozen nurseries and specialty vendors from across the Southeast will offer plants and other gardening items for sale. They will also be on hand to answer questions you may have related to plants, gardening and landscaping.
Big Frog Nursery
Blue Meadows Farm
Chattahoochee Valley Day Lily Society
Eagle’s Roost Herb Farm
Massee Lane Camellia Gardens
Our Secret Garden
Petals from the Past
Rocky Branch Nursery
The Plant Fair and Sale will be open to the public Thursday, March 21 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.; March 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission to the Plant Fair and Sale at the Beach Dome at Robin Lake Beach is free when entering through the Beach gate on U.S. Hwy. 27.
Gardening Tour and Workshop…
Two special gardening events are available in conjunction with the Plant Fair. On Thursday, enjoy the day with Gardening Expert Erica Glasener as she leads a tour of two beautiful private gardens and shopping at the Plant Fair. The cost of $79 includes transportation, lunch and a Wine and Cheese Get-Together at the end of the day. On Friday, Glasener will be conducting a Landscape Design Workshop to inspire those with both grand and small gardens. This event is $69 and includes lunch. Both are available for $125. To register, call the Education Department at 706-663-5153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate Spring! and a Bounty of Color…
The Gardens will be hosting Celebrate Spring! March 16 through April 28 to celebrate the explosion of Spring color among the blooming trees, azaleas, bulbs combined with a variety of activities, each weekend has a special theme. Admission during this special event is $25/adult; $12.50/child; children 5 and younger are admitted for free. Callaway Gardens Annual Passholders and active and retired military, with valid identification and up to five guests, receive free access during Celebrate Spring!
A Celebrate Spring! overnight package is available at the brand new rooms of Mountain Creek Inn, cozy Southern Pine Cottages and relaxing Mountain Creek Villas.
If you go…
Callaway Gardens is located 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus in Pine Mountain, GA.
Photos courtesy of Callaway Gardens.