Gardens & Nurseries

Delano Daylilies

Delano Daylilies

153 County Road 854
Delano, TN 37325
Hours: Open late May through early July. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. You may also call for an appointment.

Delano Daylilies is a licensed daylily nursery and an official American Hemerocallis Society Display Garden, one out of only 235 in the country. They grow approximately 1,400 different daylily cultivators with seven display beds on four acres. There are four collectors’ beds (Denver Scott’s baseball bed; Regional 10 bed; Geraldine Conturier’s bed and Canadian bed) but the main attractions are the 19 selling beds with a range of older classics to new introductions. Be sure and bring your camera during the peak blooming season, normally in June.

Mouse Creek Nursery Perennial Farm

Mouse Creek Nursery Perennial Farm

276 Country Road 67
Riceville, TN 37370
Hours: Mon-Fri – 9am-4pm

Browse through a half dozen green houses offering over 600 varieties of perennials and unusual annuals and garden products. The owner, Ruth Baumgartner, is a nationally recognized expert on perennials. Restored 1845 Methodist Episcopal Church is located on the grounds and is available to rent for special events.

Overhill Gardens

1404 Citico Road 404
Vonore, TN 37885
Hours (Mar 15-Dec 15): Tue-Sat 10am-4pm (you may also call for an appointment)

Offering a unique selection of over 500 species of native plants. An expert on native plants of the Tennessee Overhill, owner Avi Askey has designed landscapes fro several historic sites, including Tellico Plains Botanical Garden, Fort Loudoun State Historic Area, and Sequoyah Birthplace Museum.

Sunshine Hollow
SunShine Hollow
198 County Road 52
Athens, TN 37303
Garden Hours (Apr-Jun): Tue-Thur – 8am-2pm; Fri-Sat – 8am-4pm
Bakery Hours (Oct-Dec): Mon-Fri – 8am-4pm

Gardens open from mid April thru September. You will find hostas, daylilies, iris, azaleas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, and many more varieties. Sample homemade pecan fruit cakes, candies, and jellies in this family-owned bakery.

Stone Cottage Shop & Gardens

121 Scott Street
Tellico Plains, TN
Hours: Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat – 11am-6pm (closed Wednesday and Sunday)

Located in a restored craftsman bungalow, the Shop offers antiques, dried botanicals and swags, handcrafted garden décor, and natural fiber clothing. Display garden features herbs and perennials. Herbal workshops by reservations.

The Greenhouse at Morgan Lane

The Greenhouse at Morgan Lane

2214 Columbus Rd
Delano, TN 37325
Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-4pm. Please call before visiting.

A small family farm where everything is organically grown. Unique and unusual culinary herbs with heirloom and ethnic varieties of vegetable plants are available along with some common varieties. An antique shop with glass, china, vintage hats and jewelry is located on the farm. Also the largest herd of registered Morgan horses in the south is located on the farm.