“We will have an incredible array of flowering plants and shrubs as well as some gardening books and garden decor,” said Patricia Collins, director of the Gardens. “People will want to take advantage of the opportunity to buy some items that are very unique and sometimes hard-to-find.”
In addition to Callaway Gardens’ plants and specialty items, 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. Those participating include: Chattahoochee Valley Day Lily Society, Eagle’s Roost Herb Farm, Fern Ridge Farms, Garden Delights, Garden Solutions, Hollonville Nursery, Laurel Springs Nursery, Massee Lane Camellia Gardens, Our Secret Garden, Petals from the Past, Rocky Branch Nursery and Waypoint Nursery.
The Plant Fair and Sale will be open to the public Thursday, March 22 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.; March 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 25 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 Color
The Gardens will be hosting Celebrate Spring! March 22 through April 22 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;
For those dreaming of a weekend getaway, a Celebrate Spring! overnight package is available at the charming Mountain Creek Inn, cozy Southern Pine Cottages and relaxing Mountain Creek Villas.
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-CALLAWAY (225-5292).
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About Callaway Gardens
For 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 13,000 acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia. Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, horticultural center, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails and special events throughout the year.
In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, 685 guest rooms, restaurants, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.
Five unique, close-knit residential communities--
Callaway Gardens is home to a 4,610-acre forest preserve which is under conservation easement. This conserved, sustainably-
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A gardens, resort, preserve and community, owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, offering "So Much to See and Do" while "Connecting Man and Nature in a way that Benefits Both." Located in Pine Mountain, Georgia.