Spring Family Photos

April 6 & 7; 11 – 3 p.m.
During Peter Rabbit’s Garden Adventure!

Jeni Buchanan Photography will be available to take professional photos of your children/family against a beautiful outdoor spring vignette. Please note, personal photography is not permitted during the photo session. Limited appointments available, reservations required online. Please click the dates below to register online or call 704-829-1294.

Photo Packages:  $40/family & include choice of one of the following options (option can be selected at check-in with the photographer):

  • 1 Web Download for Personal Printing
  • 2 Printed 5″x7″ Photographs*
  • 1 Printed 8″x10″ Photograph *

*Shipping is an additional charge on printed photos.

Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Discover plants for your own home garden! The sale will feature nearly 1000 native plants. The Garden’s Horticulture staff will be available to answer questions and help you make the best selections. Members receive 10% off all plant purchases.

Click here to view admission prices.

Native Plants Available at the Plant Sale
Subject to change based on availability.

Achillea (Yarrow) Terracotta & Paprika
Amelanchier arborea – Serviceberry
Asimina triloba – Pawpaw
Aster ‘Avondale’ & ‘Woods Purple’
Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ and ‘Purple Smoke’
Calycanthus floridus ‘Athens’ – Sweetshrub
Calycanthus x Aphrodite – Sweetshrub
Carex ‘Blue Zinger’
Chelone lyonii ‘Hot lips’ Turtlehead
Cimicifuga racemosa
Clethra ‘Hummingbird’
Clethra alnifolia ‘Crystalina’
Clethra alnifolia ‘Novacleein’
Comptonia peregrina
Conoclinium coelestinum
Coreopsis ‘Moonbeam’ and ‘Sunfire’
Cornus alternifolia
Cornus florida ‘Pink’, ‘Cherokee Princess’
Cornus sericea ‘Arctic Fire, ‘Baileyi’, ‘Flaviramea’, ‘Kelseyi’
Diervilla rivularis ‘Troja Black’ bush honeysuckle
Diervilla sessilifolia
Echinacea ‘Merlot’
Echinacea purpurea ‘Ruby Star’ coneflower
Fothergilla gardenia
Franklinia alatamaha
Hamamelis virginiana
Helipsis hellianthoides
Hydrangea arborescens, ‘Incrediball’, ‘Bounty’, ‘NCHA4’ Incredible Blush’, ‘Annabelle’, ‘Invincible Spirit’, ‘Invincibelle Limetta’
Hydrangea quercifolia, ‘Munchkin’, ‘Peewee’, ‘Ruby Slippers’, ‘Snow Queen’
Hypericum frondosum ‘Sunburst’ St. John’s Wort
Ilex decidua ‘Parson’s Pride
Ilex verticillata ‘Jim Dandy’, ‘Red Sprite’, ‘Winter Red’, ‘Southern Gentleman’, ‘Mr. Poppins’, ‘Berry Poppins’, ‘Sparkeberry’,
Iris cristata
Iris versicolor
Itea virginica
Leucothoe axillaris
Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Scarletta’, ‘Mary Elizabeth’
Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’
Lindera benzoin – spicebush
Lobelia cardinalis
Muhlenbergia capillaris
Panicum ‘Northwind’
Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’ beardtongue
Phlox paniculata ‘Blue Paradise’, ‘Jeana’
Phlox subulata ‘Emerald Blue’, ‘Fort Hill’, ‘Purple Beauty’
Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Coppertina’, ‘Giner Wine’, ‘Tiny Wine’, ‘Tiny Wine Gold’
Physostegia ‘Pink Manners’
Physostegia virginica ‘Miss Manner’ obedient plant
Polygonatum biflorum ‘Smooth Solomon’s Seal’
Rhododendron arborescens
Rhododendron atlanticum
Rhododendron austrinum
Rhododendron canescens
Rhododendron flammeum
Rhododendron periclymenoides
Rhododendron prunifolium
Rhus typhina ‘Bailtiger’ Tiger Eyes
Silphium terebinthinaceum
Spirea tomentosa
Stokesia laevis ‘Peachie’s Pick’
Tradescantia ‘Concord Grape’
Viburnum acerifolium
Viburnum dentatum
Viburnum dentatum ‘Blue Muffin’
Also about 20 selections of native piedmont prairie cultivars

Mad Hatter Tea Party

Tickets are no longer available for this event.

April 6 & 7; 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Join Sproutycakes Bakery and Wonderland characters for crafts, games, tea, refreshments and other themed activities! Register at www.DSBG.org. Ages 3 – 12.

Mommy & Me Tea

May 11; Seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Register in advance online!

Share ice teas and tea sandwiches with mom and/or grandma and Sproutycakes Bakery! Take home a gift and craft. Register at www.DSBG.org. Ages 3 – 12.