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In time for spring planting and landscaping, the EnergyXchange is currently holding a plant sale.

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by Bob Hampton

You can now place your order with the Project Branch Out Greenhouses at the EnergyXchange for rare and hard to find Gray's Lillies and several varieties of Lady Slipper orchids!  These plants were tissue cultured at Mayland Community College and will mature in our greenhouses until they are ready for you to pick up by May 5th, 2013.  These new items will be sold as "Bare Root" plants.  For more information or to place an order, please call 828-467-5687.

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We're Open To The Public

Monday–Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 9am – noon

Gray's Lillies & Lady Slippers are sold out for the season!


You may now contact our greenhouse directly at 828-467-5687

Guided tours are available with advance scheduling.

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