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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 are ready to start your 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, March through June, 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 consultation to discuss your landscaping plan.
364 Muddy Fork Road, Martinsville | 276.632.9155

GardenScapes Nursery offers a variety of locally grown products including plants, hanging baskets, trees, and shrubbery. Services offered include mulching, pruning, landscaping and design, delivery, and plant installation. GardenScapes also offers a monthly weed control program for your beds, as well as mosquito control, for your outdoor spaces. 1163 Spruce Street, Martinsville | 276.252.1393

Magna Vista’s Horticulture Program offers great prices on flowers, vegetable plants, and seasonal potted plants such as mums for the fall and poinsettias for the 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 is usually open, with limited hours, from April to July. 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 Ridgeway Farm Markets greenhouse showcases locally-grown plants including your garden favorites such as marigolds impatiens, daisies, and geraniums. Other favorites include sweet potato vines, elephant ears, hanging baskets, a variety of ferns, and a variety of tomato plants. Don’t forget about their monster mums in the fall! There’s always a vast selection from numerous vendors.  
6697 Greensboro Road, Ridgeway | 276.956.1515

The Uptown Martinsville Farmers’ Market’s will be open on Saturdays from April 24th – November 20th and on Wednesdays July 7th – September 29th.  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

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)!