We wish to extend our sincere appreciation to the many organizations and individuals who have supported the Chapel Hill Spring Garden Tour.
I MUST GARDEN makes natural, pleasant smelling, easy-to-use repellents that are guaranteed to work. I Must Garden makes two of the most effective Deer Repellents on the market.
Marilyn Cox founded I MUST GARDEN in 2004. Her company has developed more than a dozen organic, natural repellents. Her products – made with pride in North Carolina – are formulated with food grade ingredients and provide safer alternatives for gardening and pest control around children and pets.
BARTLETT TREE EXPERTS offers a variety of services to help our residential customers maintain beautiful, healthy trees and shrubs. Our local arborists are experts in diagnosing and treating problems to help protect your plants as well as your landscape investment.
BIG BLOOMERS FLOWER FARM – specializes in perennials, annuals, and herbs, but offers seasonal crops such as poinsettias, garden mums, Easter lilies and a fabulous selection of pansies every fall. Starter pots of flowering shrubs such as hydrangeas, buddleias, forsythias and others are available as well.
J.V. BROCKWELL TRUCKING has been a family-run business for more than half a century, making it the oldest mulch dealer in the region. Whether you are a contractor looking for a large shipment of landscaping materials, or just a homeowner looking to build a stone walk or improve your garden, you will be glad you came to see us.
CHROMA 7 – Drawing from her comprehensive knowledge of color theory, the psychology of color, architectural history and interior design, Barbara Clare develops sophisticated and distinctive color palettes for properties, building materials, and consumer products.
FOR GARDEN’S SAKE NURSERY AND LANDSCAPING is a retail plant nursery providing lawn maintenance and landscape services, including mowing,mulching, landscape design and installation, irrigation repair, night lighting, and ponds.
HARRINGTON BANK is a community-based bank, with enthusiastic, friendly employees dedicated to providing superior customer service.
JAYE J. KRELLER, real estate agent for Tony Hall and Associates, is extremely adept at evaluating properties as investments and helping clients prepare homes for maximum return.
LINDSEY LANDSCAPE AND DESIGN, INC. – For over 30 years, Lindsey Landscape & Design has taken our commitment to protecting our outdoor environment and resources seriously with our innovative and creative solutions for creating well balanced and sustainable gardens and landscapes.
NEW LEAF LANDSCAPING provides complete landscape design and yard maintenance services, including paths, terraces, fences, water features, and more.
PEACEFUL RIVER FARM AND LEE’S HEALTHY COOKING - Lee Newlin is a culinary educator and both she and her husband Larry are organic farmers. Lee shares her passion through healthy cooking classes held at Peaceful River Farm in Chapel Hill, NC, as well as by speaking publicly to groups about strategies for good health through cooking. The Newlin’s farm includes an array of vegetables, herbs, and edible flowers which is the incubator for many of Lee’s requested recipes.
PIEDMONT ENVIRONMENTAL LANDSCAPING AND DESIGN – landscape services ranging from on-site consultations to landscape designs to complete renovations and installation of shrubs, trees, groundcovers, and perennials, and hardscape elements such as dry-laid and mortared paths, walls, and patios.
SECRET GARDENS is a residential landscape installation and design company owned by Chapel Hill Garden Club member, Keith Larkin, a Registered Landscape Contractor, specializing in rustic stone walls, meandering paths, and bold plantings.
TWIG is an eco-friendly specialty shop offering practical and beautiful ways to bring high quality, earth friendly choices into your life. You can feel good in knowing that what you buy at Twig does make a difference and is serving a greater good.
THE UNIQUE PLANT – Hard-to-find and unusual trees are the specialties at this unique garden store that also carries an array of dwarf conifers, shrubs, perennials, and over 60 types of ornamental grasses.
ATLANTIC AVENUE ORCHID AND GARDEN offers high-quality gardening supplies, plants, and décor. The center’s 5,000 sq. ft. orchid and tropical plant greenhouse contains the largest selection of these exotic flowers in the Triangle.
Bloom caters to the decor diva in all of us. Unique home accent pieces, original artwork, garden accessories, live orchids, children’s toys, luxurious bath and body products and the most creative greeting cards on the market can all be found here. Our customers say they love coming into Bloom. After all, it’s where their homes and gardens grow.
HILDA AND JOHN PATTERSON placed a personal ad honoring Hilda’s grandmother in the tour ticket booklet.
PLAYMAKERS REPERTORY COMPANY is the professional theatre in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Recent seasons have seen classic plays by Shakespeare, Beckett, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, plays from the finest contemporary writers such as August Wilson, Tom Stoppard, Suzan-Lori Parks, Tony Kushner and Sarah Ruhl, and two world premiere productions.
POULTRY VILLA LANDSCAPING AND SUPPLIES – Composted & organic materials, walks, tree removal, stump removal, planters, patios, natural borders, mulch, installation, free estimates, dry stack or mortared, driveways, delivery.
STUDIO G AESTHETIC AND FAMILY DENTISTRY – Dr. Mandy Ghaffarpour and Dr. David Boaz provide dental services in: dentures, bonding, porcelain veneers, crowns, implant crowns, Zoom!® Whitening, lumineers, CEREC crowns in one visit, oral sedation, and laser cavity detection.
UNIVERSITY FLORIST AND GIFT SHOP carries the largest selection of flowers in the area and specializes in many colors of roses. Their talented staff can create any design style: Traditional, Contemporary, Oriental.
VIMALA’S CURRY BLOSSOM CAFE – We believe in making healthy, delicious food accessible to all people and we trust in our community’s commitment to food justice. We seek to bring our community together with love, warmth and hospitality over delicious, healthy food. We prioritize worker, environmental, and social justice; accessibility through affordability; and sustainability at every level.
Photos: Anne Wood Humphries
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