A visit to Petals in the Pines will nourish your soul!
The effort to prevent the spread of the Corona Virus has, unfortunately, impacted day-to-day operations here at Petals in the Pines, including some of your favorites. That said, we are fortunate to have so much space available--on wooded trails and in the gardens--to give families safe opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, exploring Nature's many amazing offerings. We ask the following of EVERY visitor: please don't visit if you are feeling sick, bring face masks/coverings with you on ALL visits, stay at least 6 feet away from other people. Please follow social distancing protocol if other guests are here. If you can’t avoid being briefly less than 6 feet from someone who did not come here with you, please put on your mask. Please leave pets at home.
We've been working our land for over 20 years, maintaining what NATURE has provided us--over 7 acres of native plants, eye-catching ledge outcroppings, and a waterfall-adorned stream meandering through our woodlands, each offering their own quiet, beautiful spaces. Interconnected with these are garden beds filled with blooms and a Pick-Your-Own flower field that we NURTURE. In addition, we have created natural plays spaces for children in the landscape.
Petals in the Pines first opened to the public in 2010, and we haven't stopped growing! What you'll find here is a unique blend of the native landscape with cultivated gardens--a place you'll want to immerse yourself in. The result is an experience that many call "magical!"
At Petals in the Pines, our MISSION is two-fold: first, to enable children of all ages, from infants and toddlers to teens, to experience NATURE in a safe and NURTURING environment; second, to encourage and educate adults in their personal exploration of the natural world that surrounds them.
For our younger visitors, we have opened natural "activity centers" to help them build, create, move, sing, play make-believe, experiment, learn and enjoy. By connecting children with nature, this type of unstructured play and activity helps increase concentration, develop creativity and problem-solving, and relieve stress.
For grown-ups, we tap into our decades of knowledge and experience to offer accessible opportunities for individuals and groups to appreciate and learn about our extensive collections of native and cultivated plants.
We were there today for the Monarch Festival! What an amazing place. A joyful reminder of how incredible mother nature is. There was such a sense of community here! We will be back. Thank you Jim and Donna !!!
Robin A. 9/7/2019
We had our daughter’s 6th birthday here recently and it was magical. The owners are kind, amazing with children, and so pleasant to work with. They really made the day special for my daughter and her friends. Their property is lovely and full of unique activities and treasures that the kids love. We will definitely go back again!
Jodie M. 10/4/2018
We recently held a small wedding at Petals in the Pines. After my first visit there for the Monarch Fest, I just knew I wanted to be surrounded by the gardens when my fiancé and I decided to get married. Donna was very supportive and attentive to details. She also made my large bouquet from flowers that are grown there. And the pictures are beautiful!
Beckie M. 7/31/2018