Find your perfect Spring adventure in Patrick County, VA.
Levering Orchard: This 112-year-old, family-owned orchard offers many different types of fruit throughout the year, but Spring is truly their time to shine. Levering hosts the largest pick-your-own cherry orchard in the South with the most diverse selection of cherry varieties in the nation, topping of at 56! Wander in a beautiful landscape of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and pick buckets of delicious cherries to bring home.
Doe Run Farms: Come out to a little slice of Patrick County Heaven on Earth and fill those bellies and those buckets with pick-your-own strawberries!
Strawberries are $10.00 for pre-picked or $8.00 if you want to pick your own! Call for availability or to pre-order: 276-251-8287
Mabe’s Strawberry Stand: Grab a flat (or three!) of freshly picked local strawberries at the annual Mabe’s Strawberry Stand in Patrick Springs conveniently located Highway 58.
Batt’s Blooming Blessings Farm: Pick your own tulips at this adorable flower farm also home to many friendly goats and chickens. Purchase freshly-made goats milk soaps and beautiful barn quilts while you’re there.
Stuart Farmers’ Market: Enjoy the freshness of Spring at the Stuart Famers’ Market located in Historic Downtown Stuart starting in May each year.
Greenhouses of Ararat, VA
There is just something about the water, sunshine, and soil in Ararat, VA that makes for perfect growing conditions. Fill your garden and your home with luscious plants this spring at one of the many greenhouses in the area.
Hall’s Plants & Produce: 987 Doe Run Rd Ararat, VA 24053
Lee’s Greenery: 49 Marigold Ln Ararat, VA 24053
Montgomery Greenhouse: 1661 Raven Rock Rd Ararat, VA 24053
Puckett’s Greenhouses: 1461 Green Spring Rd Ararat, VA 24053
Info from Dan River ST8 Crossings.
Blooming March into April:
Bloodroot, Columbine, Hepatica, Rue Anemone, Saxifrage (Early), Spice Bush, Spring Beauties, Star Chickweed, Trout Lilly, Twinleaf
Blooming April into May:
Alumroot, Bellwort, Bluets, Dutchman’s Breeches, Dwarf Iris, Fire Pink, Foamflower, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Jacob’s Ladder, Larkspur, Mayapple, Pink Azalea (Pinxter), Showy Orchis, Solomon’s Seal, Toothwort, Toadshade Trillium, Large Flowered Trillium, Wake Robin (Red Trillium), Violets, Virginia Bluebells, Wild Ginger, Yellow Corydalis
Blooming May into June:
Galax, Green Dragon, Heartleaf Ginger, Mountain Laurel, Virginia Waterleaf, Broad Leafed Waterleaf, Wild Hydrangea
Blooming June into July:
Black Cohosh, Rhododendron
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