Imagine walking through a garden with winding paths, calming music and
quaint gift shops nestled within beautiful surroundings with the sound
of babbling water.
You can see the above dream become a reality at Motlow Creek
and the Village Gift Shops
, located in northern Spartanburg and Greenville counties at the intersection
Hwy. 11. & 14.
TAKE A SNEAK PEAK:
Take a Moment to take a
Personal Tour Through Our Gardens:
Enter our world by viewing our "Purrennial" Display Garden
named after our first beloved garden kitty. The display
garden is planted with perennials that bloom off and on all
season. You will also stroll past our test plot
filled with seasonal bedding plants. We
are more than happy to share our planting SECRETS
with you, so you can
achieve the same results at your home. As you start down
our path you will come to our first plant area that is CLEARLY
with signs that give you plant information: like size, bloom
time, soil requirements, pruning directions and combination
recommendations. You will be amazed to see EACH and EVERY plant is
labeled and priced for your convenience.
Now that you are
familiar with the layout of our garden areas you will arrive at the
five gift shops.
In the Potting & Tool Shed
you will find numerous containers and
gadgets that REALLY
work. You will see one
of a kind Ladybug Watering Cans
, garden pails, antique arranging frogs
and outdoor barbeque pits.
Across the way in the Italian Villa
, you will see
wall art, wrought iron decor, floral supplies and indoor gardens
are waiting for a loving home.
Further along the path, you will hear a waterfall and see our Oriental
Pavilion and Tea Room
. Stop, unwind and relax in the tea
room with a cup of spiced, vanilla or raspberry Chai Tea.
drinking your tea enjoy the seasonal decorations that surround you and get excited
reproducing the decorations in your own home. You can also
read-up on gardening topics and gather FREE information sheets
at your leisure.
After you have caught your breath,
continue down the path. You will see great plant and color
combinations along the way to our Birdhouse
, a gift shop
with a Cozy Cat Corner
and everything animal your heart could
You will even see animals swinging in the
After the whimsical Birdhouse, travel to the English Cottage
wrap-around porch. Enjoy seeing rustic farm
bells, weathervanes, authentic Russian Tea Sets made from the finest
and of course, all things related to horse and
country. Aromas from mineral and bath salts will
tempt your senses and you may
even forget where you are.
As you exit the cottage you will see our multiple greenhouses to browse through.
First you will find our Display Benches
beautiful containers that are
pre-planted with exotic plant
combinations and you will find amazing items that have been transformed
into "MAGIC" containers
Then your nose will lead you to our divinely fragrant Herb, Wildflower and Perennial Greenhouse
. You will then be drawn to the coolness of our tranquil Shade Greenhouse
. Once you
have filled you cart with wonderful things your eye will lead you to
our NATIVE Greenhouse
with an impressive amount of plant materials native
to the southeast.
We encourage you to take the
time to drop by and walk the
winding paths through our shrubs
and trees. We know you will
be inspired and you will not