Since 1930, Toms Creek Nursery and Landscaping has greenafied lawns with vibrant shrubs, trees, and flowering plants grown by Toms' experienced cultivators. Prepare outdoor areas for a spring awakening with Double Knockout roses ($25/2 gallons) or a lush monkey-grass plant ($5/gallon), a flowering perennial that fills out gardens and looks adorable in a small fez. For vertical beautification, a Carolina Beauty crape myrtle ($15/3 gallons, $25/5 gallons) enlivens yards or oversized cocktails with its characteristic purple flowers. The direct-sales nursery also carries 50 acres of container plants and 200 acres of B&B trees and shrubs.
Deborah Mitchell doesn't mind getting her hands dirty—or sharing her space with a few caterpillars. The master gardener curates a verdant collection of more than 150 medicinal and culinary herbs, from kitchen staples such as rosemary and oregano to hard-to-find varieties. In addition to a dozen types of mint and 15 varieties of basil, she also nurtures bedding plants, heirloom tomatoes, and flowering perennials. Her staff relies on organic fertilizers to nourish everything in the shop, and when necessary, they choose organic or self-grown pesticides.FlowerPeddler also stocks herbal and fragrant soaps in scents ranging from cotton blossom to dirt. All soaps are handmade with a vegetable-based glycerin rather than fats distilled from balloon animals.
SPADE & BROOM offers a wide range of gifts and accessories for your garden and home. We are always adding unique vintage items, handmade one of a kind items crafted out of salvaged materials, shabby chic furniture, and interesting displays of flowering plants.