Garden 1

1406 Physicians Drive

Lower Cape Fear Hospice Heritage Garden

This one-acre garden is composed of many different garden rooms including the Aroma, Butterfly, Healing, Rose, Safe Passages, Water, White, and Woodland. A Labyrinth used for bereavement therapy is located in …

Garden 2

107 S. 4th Street

Barbara Sullivan and Michael Murchison

Barbara has written the definitive book for gardeners in the southern coastal region of the US, Garden Perennials for the Coastal South. Her garden reflects the incredible breadth of plant …

Garden 3

118 S. 4th Street

Camellia Cottage Bed and Breakfast: Paula Tirrito and Steven Skavroneck

Camellia Cottage stands on a quaint, brick-paved street in the heart of Wilmington’s historic district where church bells still ring in the hour. Their wide veranda is the perfect place …

Garden 4

2230 Metts Avenue, 2234 Metts Avenue

Kinzy and Jeff Tippett, Maxine and Bill Hobbs

This stop is a double treat as Kinzy and Jeff Tippett’s home sits next to the home of Maxine and Bill Hobbs, Kinzy’s parents. They have combined their gardens to …

Garden 5

141 Edgewater Lane

Beverly and Carroll Thomas

Drama, flair and a touch of the tropics in a garden that makes you long for your hammock and a mai tai in a tall cold glass.   A stately live …

Garden 6

125 Edgewater Lane

Donna and Britt Starling

Dramatic live oaks shade this beautiful home. Boxwood forms the framework around a formal entry patio. Evergreen liriope is skillfully planted around a flowing fountain.  Needle palms edge the path …

Garden 7A

210 Cavalier Drive

Allan Donald

Allan’s first task was to build the retaining wall that forms his beautiful side yard. Sky pencil hollies provide formal exclamation points along his fence line. Two Japanese maples are …

Garden 7B

209 Cavalier Drive

Marie and Tom Douglas

Every corner of this gorgeous garden is decorated artistically with unusual items combined and displayed to perfection. A striking large outdoor brick fireplace forms a focal point for the back …

Garden 7C

313 Cavalier Drive

Signa and Wray Stalvey

This stunning garden surrounds the house with beauty. The large covered patio is the perfect space for outdoor living. Meticulously pruned ficus covers the brick patio wall and stair risers. …

Garden 8

933 Johns Orchard Lane

Hogan Family Garden

Three mature bald cypress, surrounded by their “knees” (above ground roots), form the entrance to this home. As you stroll down the front walk, your eye is immediately drawn to …

Garden 9

811 Johns Orchard Lane

Resh Family Garden

Masses of loropetalum and crepe myrtles lead the way to the forecourt of this dramatic home.   A mature Japanese maple is featured next to the front door with large Sky …

Garden 10

300 Airlie Road (Open Saturday and Sunday)

Airlie Garden

Filled with over 100,000 azaleas, statuary and camellias, this magnificent 67acre quintessential southern garden includes the 465 year old Airlie Oak and ten acres of fresh water lakes. This historic …