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Gardener's Focus Tour | Preparing for Spring in the Greenhouses

Get an intimate look at Hillwood's gardens with the experts!Plants growing in the greenhouse

Jarett Currin, greenhouse grower, shares a preview of Hillwood's fabulous spring and summer blooms on this thirty-minute behind-the-scenes tour of Hillwood's production greenhouse. Enjoy the warmth of the greenhouse while getting a sneak peek of plants being grown for Hillwood's beautiful spring and summer garden displays.

Tickets are distributed at the Ellen MacNeille Charles Visitor Center upon opening each day. This thirty-minute tour is limited to twelve and meets in the visitor center conservatory.


For Jarett Currin (he/him), the seed was sown when he was very young, though he didn't realize it until 2012 when he took his first greenhouse job working with orchids. Since then, he has moved around quite a bit, from North Carolina to New York City, and has almost ten years of experience in horticulture. Jarett has worked in many positions and places with a lot of different plants. Jarett started at Hillwood in June 2020 and has loved it since day one. Chrysanthemums in the fall, pansies and violas in the spring, and annuals for the summer: he loves and takes pride in growing them all. You can find Jarett working in the estate greenhouse or in the potting room with his cohorts. He is always willing to chat or to try to answer any plant question someone may have.