Head to Callaway Gardens®for inspiration, ideas, and plants for your garden. Be sure to bring a plant list and a vehicle large enough to take home all of the great finds from the Callaway Gardens Annual Plant Fair and Sale, March 31-April 3, 2016.
“We will have an incredible array of herbs, flowering plants – both annuals and perennials – and shrubs as well as garden decor,” said Patricia Collins, director of the Gardens. “This is a wonderful opportunity to buy items that are very unique and sometimes hard-to-find.”
In addition to Callaway Gardens’ plants and specialty items, more than a dozen nurseries and specialty vendors from throughout the Southeast will have plants for sale, answer plant-related questions and offer their unique garden-related wares. Some of those participating include:
· Big Frog Nursery (rhododendrons, etc.)
- Blue Meadows (woody shrubs and herbaceous perennials)
- Callaway Gardens Booth (annuals and perennials)
- Chattahoochee Daylily Society
- Colonial Creek Nursery (herbs)
- Delvecchio Nursery (shrubs, Japanese maples and other woody trees)
- Dip & Dap Wood Krafts
- Fiddlehead (Garden gifts, ornaments, etc.)
- Florida Star Nursery (ferns, orchids, colorful annuals, and perennials)
- Garden Delights Garden Center (native azaleas and other native plants)
- JVS Rustic Birdhouses
- K Tharpe Enterprises (native plants)
- Southeast Succulents
- Super Sod (soil)
The Plant Fair and Sale will be open to the public Thursday, March 31 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.; and April 1-2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and April 3 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.
Celebrate Spring! and a Bounty of Floral Color
The Gardens will be hosting Celebrate Spring! March 19 through April 24 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, with their pass, receive free access for themselves and up to five guests in the same vehicle. To purchase an annual pass, call 1.800.628.8582 or visit www.callawaygardens.com/annualpass.
For those dreaming of a weekend getaway, a Celebrate Spring! overnight package is available at the Mountain Creek Inn, cozy Southern Pine Cottages and relaxing Mountain Creek Villas or Vacation Homes.
Callaway Gardens is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus. For additional information, visit www.callawaygardens.com or call 1.800.463.6990.
*Details subject to change
About Callaway Gardens
For more than 60 years, Callaway Gardens has provided “a place of relaxation, inspiration and a better understanding of the living world” for millions of visitors. Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens includes a garden, resort, preserve and residential community on thousands of acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia. Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails and special events throughout the year.
In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 70,000 square feet of meeting space, 684 guest rooms, restaurants, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.
Five unique, close-knit residential communities — with custom home sites, lakefront properties and cottages on the golf course — offer an ideal home away from home or full-time residence.