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May 14, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Update as of 5/13/22 @ 12:15 PM-Please note📌 We are planning the majority of Gardenmania’s events inside tomorrow and will move events outside in the case of no rain.

Join us for the annual event that will feature presentations on gardening topics of interest to all levels of gardeners. Cape Fear Valley Health System presents our Keynote Speaker, Bryce Lane, former host of the Emmy-winning UNC-TV public television show “In the Garden With Bryce Lane.” He will be planting a container garden during his talk. At the end of his talk, we will raffle off the container garden. Sweet Valley Ranch will bring their farm animals for a petting zoo experience for the entire family! Enjoy Sustainable Sandhills’ Farmers Market including vendors like Ferrell Watson Farm, All About Homemade, Kenzie Creations, Symphl Creations, Kay’s Kreations, Q. Co Candle Company, Tasting Queens Market, Tropical Sno, Crafty Cathy, and Garden & Gather. CFBG plant sale and vendors, activities for children, food trucks like Lady and the Frank, The Walking Crab, Hollywood Java, and more!

The schedule for Gardenmania is set! 
9:30 am – Doors open. Welcome to Gardenmania!
9:30 am – Sculpted Daylily Workshop with Linda Sue Barnes
10 am – Bird Feeder Workshop with Kenny Bailey
10 am or 10:30 – Daylily Canvas Painting with Patty Speights
11 am – Berry Gardening with Gene Nimocks
12 pm – Herb Gardening Workshop with Amy Stidham
1:30 pm – Container Gardening Workshop with Bryce Lane. (One lucky attendee at this workshop can win a container garden planted by Bryce Lane himself!)🎍
4 pm – Gardenmania is over. We can’t wait until Gardenmania 2023!
Sustainable Sandhills‘s farmers’ market, CFBG’s plant sale, gardening/bird watching table talks, activities for children, and the vendor market are ongoing throughout the afternoon.

Thank you to our sponsors Holt Oil-C-StoresHealy Wholesale Company, Inc , and several private donors.

Please note that Gardenmania is a RAIN OR SHINE event. If necessary, we will move the event indoors. A reminder to follow our social media platforms to stay up to date with the latest Garden updates and news.

Purchase your tickets here.




May 14, 2022
9:30 am - 4:00 pm