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Here's the list of orchards, nurseries and vendors of Garden Jubilee

This year's Garden Jubilee has morphed into the Garden Jubilee Nurseries & Orchard Tour featuring 21 farms, nurseries and orchards plus vendors selling food, garden accessories, ice cream, cheese and more throughout Henderson County.

 

Sponsored by the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority and Carolina Ace Hardware, the event takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. The modifications to the Garden Jubilee will follow federal and state mandated guidelines for cleaning, social distancing and limiting crowd size. The self-guided tour allows you to have the flexibility of mapping out your own route by starting at the business of your choice.

The local nurseries will be selling annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, vegetable plants, herbs, hanging baskets, planter boxes, garden accessories, flowers pots, garden soil and much more. Some of the products to be found at the orchards include cider, produce, baked goods, apple chips, jams, jellies, honey and apple butter. Several of the stops along the way, will feature crafters, selling such items as: pottery, soap, wind spinners, wreaths, aprons, jewelry, wind chimes, bells and sculptures.

Click here to download a 2020 Garden Jubilee Nurseries & Orchards Tour Brochure. The brochure is also available for pickup outside the Visitors Center on South Main Street. For more information, call the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority at 828-693-9708 or 800-828-4244.

 

Nurseries & Orchards

 

  • A Growing Concern Garden Center, 707 Spartanburg Hwy, Hendersonville, 828-697-2772. Region’s oldest garden center, offering garden expertise, experience staff, and our unmatched selection and quality of annuals,perennials, flowering trees shrubs, unique ornamental conifers, as well as our vast selection of Japanese maples and truly one-of-a-kind specimens.
  • Barry Farms, 345 Kimzey Rd Mills River, 828-778-6409. Family owned and operated farm for over thirty years. 20+ acres with several greenhouses and gardens! Specializing in herbs, succulents, Japanese Maples and cut flowers. We will also have Mountain Laurel, vegetable starts, flowering annuals and perennials, succulent, crafts &even carpenter bee traps!
  • Breezy Acres Nursery, 19 Warlick Rd, Mills River, 828-891-2244. A Family owned and operated nursery since1974, specializing in large Japanese maples and plants in unusual boxed containers.
  • Briggs Garden Center, 4189 Brevard Rd, Horse Shoe, 828-891-4000. Family owned and operated for over 40 years. Great selection of annual and perennial plants, shrubs, trees, loose mulch, sand, topsoil and stone. Also available is a large selection of palleted stone & boulders.
  • Carolina Ace Hardware, 911 Greenville Hwy, Hendersonville, 828-697-2237. Check out your local hometown hardware store that offers a range of garden related goods & services and a well-stocked Garden Center and Gift shop.
  • High Country Nursery / 828-779-1981 / located at Holt Orchard, 17 Holt Pond Dr, Flat Rock, 828-685-9080. Specializing in fine and unusual landscape plants and uncommon specimen trees. All trees are hardy to our local climate. For the garden tour we will showcase a variety of Japanese maples and over a dozen fragrant roses: easy-to-care, hybrid teas, climbers, etc.
  • Holt Orchard, 17 Holt Pond Dr, Flat Rock, 828-685-9080. While this is not apple season, we will make it feel like fall with a special offering of apple cider, apple cider donuts, Pink Lady apple chips, our “almost famous” Apple Crisp Mix, and logoware!
  • Jean’s Hosta Farm, 1625 Howard Gap Loop Rd., Flat Rock, NC 828-606-4519. Family owned and operated farm specializing in various different varieties of hosta plants.
  • Jeter Mountain Farm, 126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville, 828-226-9454. Family farm offering apple cider, slushes, and donuts as well as apple trees for purchase. Peruse our one-of-a-kind jams, salsas, baking mixes, hand-made soaps and more in our farm market. Enjoy live bluegrass music Friday-Monday, free wagon rides, explore antique tractors and flywheel engines. Food truck available.
  • Linda’s Plants & Shrubs, 308 Stepp Acres Lane, Hendersonville, 828-685-0738. In business since 1984, we are a full service garden center and farm offering annuals, perennials, veggie starts, herbs, trees and shrubs, beautiful hanging baskets and custom plantings.
  • McConnell Farms, 177 Old Dana Rd, Hendersonville, 828-692-2819. Family owned nursery and greenhouses offering a wide variety of plants, shrubs, trees and hanging baskets. Apples and strawberries, as well as, bottled apple cider will be available for purchase.
  • Mountain Fresh Orchard, 2887 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville, 828-685-7606. Bakery with apple cider donuts, fried pies, fritters and more; FREE rides on The Apple Express train through the orchards (weather permitting), canned goods and fresh produce.
  • Raspberry Fields, localraspberries@gmail.com / located at Holt Orchard, 17 Holt Pond Dr, Flat Rock, 828-685-9080. Offering fresh berries the during season (June- October) homemade jams, vinegar, shrub drinks, baked goods, and other raspberry yummy treats!
  • Raymond’s Garden Center, 1320 Kanuga Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28739, 828-696-8000. Family owned and operated garden center proudly serving the WNC area for 27 years. Full service garden center offering trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, outdoor pottery, indoor plants, soil amendments, fertilizers, pine needles, wheat straw and garden gifts.
  • Sideways Farm, 62 Eade Rd, Etowah, 828-595-4001. Surrounded by gardens, pastures and fields, Sideways Farm & Brewery emphasizes the connection between the land and our beer and gluten-free hard jun kombucha, using locally sourced ingredients and those grown on the farm in its ever-rotating lineup.Flowers will be available for sale.
  • Sky Top Orchard, 1193 Pinnacle Mountain Rd, Flat Rock, 828-692-7930. Family business offering apple cider donuts, cider, hayrides, jams, jellies and honey and our observation sky decks. Several garden themed craft vendors will be located at the orchard selling their products.
  • Starting Gardens, 6075 Brevard Road, Etowah, 828-595-2248. Landscape and Garden Supply Store.
  • Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard, 170 Stepp Orchard Dr, Hendersonville, 828-685-9083. Family business offering apple cider donuts, kettle corn, lemonade slushies, jar goods, farm t-shirts, cards as well as quilts, dishtowels, dog bandanas and face masks. Enjoy the beautiful orchard and variety of craft vendors.
  • Stepp’s Plants,156 Arrowhead Hill Lane, Flat Rock, 828-243-5299. Family business specializing in a large selection of hanging baskets, potted plants, and bedding plants.
  • Turf Mountain Sod, 3277 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville, 828-685-3642 / located at Linda’s Plants & Shrubs, 308 Stepp Acres Lane, Hendersonville, 828-685-0738

Craft & Food Vendors

 

  • Art MoB.
  • Artworks Unlimited, 704-472-6777 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Wood Carvings
  • Baabals Ice Cream & Family Grill / 828-676-6449 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm, 126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville Serving ice cream, hot dogs, nachos, pretzels, fresh squeezed lemonade and other drinks.
  • Bee City Hendersonville / located at Sideways Farm, 62 Eade Rd, Etowah, 828-595-4001. Pollinator plants and bee conservation
  • Bessie’s Cottage / 828-808-5278 / located at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard, 170 Stepp Orchard Dr, Hendersonville, 828-685-9083 Vintage outdoor furniture.
  • Birds of the Air-Pottery / located at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard, 170 Stepp Orchard Dr, Hendersonville, 828-685-9083
    Leather journal, and Scripture prints.
  • Bookends Candle Company / located at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard, 170 Stepp Orchard Dr, Hendersonville, 828-685-9083
    Candles.
  • C & T Cactus, 704-418-6796 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville. Cactus displayed on rough sawn pine and walnut wooden board with recycled materials.
  • Caristo Jewelry / Linda’s Plants & Shrubs, 308 Stepp Acres Lane, Hendersonville, 828-685-0738. Hand made nature oriented jewelry designs in sterling silver.
  • Carolina Wild-Perennials, located at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard, 170 Stepp Orchard Dr, Hendersonville, 828-685-9083
    Shrubs, vines and grasses native to the Southeastern U.S.
  • Cotton Patch / Raymond’s Garden Center, located at 1320 Kanuga Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28739, 828-696-8000. Garden themed aprons and masks.
  • Designs by Oma / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Hand-made ceramic jewelry.
  • Fairy House Works
  • Glassman Clayworks
  • Halfback Mountain Soap Co. / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville. Hand-crafted, local soaps.
  • Henderson County Master Gardners
  • Nanny’s Old Fashioned Lemonade
  • Once Upon A Sign / 828-606-8606 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm, 126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Selling garden themed signs and outdoor art.
  • Riverside Dairy Wisconsin Cheese / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Fresh Wisconsin Cheese.
  • Rodu Folk Art / 828-482-0979 / located at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard, 170 Stepp Orchard Dr, Hendersonville, 828-685-9083. Appalachian folk artist and rustic wood craftsman using Lichtenberg figures as the foundation for one-of-a-kind rustic creations.
  • Ruff Co., 828-606-3311 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm, 126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Carpenter bee traps & bird houses
  • Rustyclay Creations / 828-890-2693 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm, 126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Offering Garden art, 3-D multimedia. Sculpted stoneware clay creations that is paired with recycled silver plate and brass to create wind chimes, bells and sculptures
  • Sylvan Heart Creations, 720-438-0464 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Ecoprinted silk scarves and clothing using leaves and natural plant dyes. Also hand made, nature-inspired jewelry.
    TC Furnishings and Design / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Hand-crafted artisan wood creations for your home and life
  • The Girl in the Garden, 828-329-7792 / located at Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard, 170 Stepp Orchard Dr, Hendersonville, 828-685-9083. We make small batch, artistic handmade soaps using vegetable oils, lye and essential oils, with additives such as clays and charcoal.
  • The Healing Earth, 828-545-1394 / located at Jeter Mountain Farm,126 Jeter Mountain Rd, Hendersonville
    Herbal Medicines.