Itching to Get in the Garden?
The recent break in the weather, with more sunshine, higher temperatures, and, yes, rain showers, may have you thinking about spring and spring gardening. When you're ready to start planting and landscaping, remember to shop local Martinsville – Henry County nurseries to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood!
Stop by Rolling Meadows Farms and browse a wide assortment of plants, bedding plants, vegetables, herbs, succulents, ferns, fruit trees, and more. Nine greenhouses full, to be exact! Discover your favorite plants as well as those that aren't your run of the mill. Need suggestions or a little inspiration? The friendly staff is available for a consultation to discuss your landscaping plan.
364 Muddy Fork Road, Martinsville | 276.632.9155
Magna Vista’s Horticulture Program offers great prices on flowers, vegetable plants, and seasonal potted plants. Find a colorful selection of flowers during the spring, potted mums for the fall, and poinsettias for the winter holidays! Several open houses are held throughout the year for the public to attend for those such items. Plants available typically include impatiens, gerber daisies, verbena, lantana, geraniums, gaur, ageratum, petunias, angelonia, marigolds, and more. The greenhouse opens March 27th with limited hours. Follow their Facebook page for current hours. Shop for your favorite plants, while supporting these young and talented horticulturists.
701 Magna Vista School Road, Ridgeway | 276.956.2222
The Imagination Lavender Farm has approximately 1,200 plants consisting of English and French Lavender growing at the farm. Lavender plants are available for purchase, as well as a huge line of products made from the lavender that’s grown on-site. Products include beauty creams, lotions, shampoo, soaps, essential oils, and numerous culinary items such as: teas, syrups, sauces, and lavender honey. Trust us, you want to try the honey!
3590 Green Hill Drive, Martinsville | 276.734.2828
The Sustainable Homestead Institute has started over 12,000 plants, from seed, in their state-of-the-art teaching greenhouse. During the season, the public has the opportunity to purchase a variety of vegetable plants from the homestead’s greenhouse including a large variety of peppers and tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, and basil. Those who are interested in building raised flower beds or learning the basics of homesteading would benefit from a visit. They offer a variety of classes throughout the year which can be found on their website.
190 Eastridge Road, Ridgeway | 276.226.9104
The Henry County Farmers Market offers a variety of plants and flowers in addition to their selection of local fresh produce, jams, cheeses, and more. There’s always a vast selection from numerous vendors. The Farmers Market greenhouse showcases locally-grown plants from Purple Honey Farms that generally include tulips, petunias, and lambs ear. Purple Honey Farms also offers vegetable starts and herbs at the greenhouse as well.
6697 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway | 276.956.1515
Purple Honey Farms is a small family farm known for their beautiful tulips. Keep an eye out on their Facebook page for the "You Pick" days/times to go out to the farm and pick your own flowers. Purple Honey Farms has also officially taken over the Henry County Farmers Market Greenhouse. They will offer all your favorite starter plants, hanging baskets, and all the flowers and eggs you already love from their farm. You can also grab vegetable starts and herbs at the greenhouse as well.
350 Charlton Drive, Ridgeway | 276.734.4754
The Uptown Martinsville Farmers’ Market will be open on Saturdays from April 29th to November 18th and on Wednesdays from July 5th to September 27th. Shop the market for a variety of products including fruits and vegetables, fresh eggs, meats, honey, jams, syrups, baked goods, crafts, plants, and more!
65 West Main Street, Martinsville | 276.632.5688
Collinsville Farm Market is open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Stop by and shop from an assortment of flowers, ferns, herbs, vegetables, plants, and more.
3585 Virginia Avenue, Collinsville | 276-647-1166
Ready. Set. Grow! We’d love to see your gardening and landscaping picks. Share your haul with us by tagging VisitMartinsville on Instagram and Facebook an be sure to tell us where you made your purchase(s)!
Join us for Historic Garden Week in Virginia on Wednesday, April 19th!
In Springtime, Martinsville-Henry County comes alive with lush greenery and an abundance of flowers abloom. This year, Martinsville will welcome visitors to a driving and walking tour of exquisite homes of distinct, architectural styles and enchanting garden. Lovers of art, history, architecture, and garden enthusiasts will especially enjoy this tour, which will brim with Southern Charm. The beginning of Historic Garden Week dates to 1927 when a flower show organized by the Garden Club of Virginia raised $7,000 to save trees planted by Thomas Jefferson on the lawn at Monticello.
Advanced ticket purchase is required. Buy your ticket today!