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Sandhills Horticultural Gardens

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less than 10 minutes, miles from downtown Southern Pines -- Must...

I've walked and enjoyed spending time and money both at the NYC Bronx Botanic and the Brooklyn. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
owl9
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connecticut
Beautiful walk!

Great destination for locals and visitors alike. Plenty of shade on hot day. Good variety of... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
pinelife100
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've walked and enjoyed spending time and money both at the NYC Bronx Botanic and the Brooklyn. I was also disappointed by the small one in Asheville. Pleasantly surprised at the size, layout, execution and content of this convenient, FREE garden, space. Too bad the...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great destination for locals and visitors alike. Plenty of shade on hot day. Good variety of plantings. Wonderful sculptures.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Do not miss this hidden gem! What a fabulous garden experience. Many different sections and paths to explore. Most are shaded by tall trees so you are not always in the heat of the sun. We were visiting my Dad and decided it would be...More

2  Thank Linda L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Sandhills Horticultural Gardens are a wonderful way to spend a thoughtful and meditative morning (or anytime) walk. These gardens are preserved and tended by the Sandhills Community College students in the horticultural field. They have done an amazing job and the different gardens are beautifully...More

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The gardens are lovely for a stroll. Especially nice from April-May while the cherry trees, dogwoods, and azaleas are blooming! There is a constant change out of annuals in the back bricked garden so something different to see each season.

1  Thank TheWanderingWebbFam
Reviewed 2 February 2018

If you are in the Pinehurst area, be sure and stop at these gardens. The students at SCC maintain them and even in Winter, it's a very nice presentation of trees and plants. And, they have wonderful paths for a very nice walk.

1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Many sections with beautiful wooden, gravel, rustic pathways through a Japanese garden wetlands, children's garden, colonial garden, fruit and vegetable garden, and roses garden. All unique and peaceful.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The gardens are really wonderful in spring, summer and fall. There are different garden "rooms" tucked throughout and it is much more impressive and interesting than anticipated. There are sculptures, perennial gardens, magnificent azaleas in spring and a wonderful Japanese garden. Great place!

Thank payswelch
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Love visiting the Sandhills Gardens throughout the year to see what new plants are flowering. Gem in the Sandhills! Great place for photos, too.

Thank grannamom
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Hidden away within the community college campus is this wonderful collection of gardens. My favorite is the Sir Walter Raleigh English garden. A serene walk thru the Japanese garden and woodland boardwalk. Lots of shaded paths along the way were very nice on a hot...More

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