Yellow Bells of Spring

Tucked under the Deodar cedars by Inn Reception, the soft, yellow bells of the graceful Chinese Winterhazel (Corylopsis chinensis).

Staff Picks: North Carolina Authors

Forget Shakespeare, forget the Greek and Roman poets, forget the literary canon! Let's pay homage to North Carolina authors, who can match wits with the best of the book world. Here are just a few of our favorite books by local authors. These are stories that will stick in your brain because, after all, the pen is mightier than the . . . Looks like we can't cross Shakespeare off our list just yet. Up, up, and away to staff picks! The King of Lies by John Hart "Yowza!... Full Post >

A Bubbly, Pink May in The Village

As we get into late spring, there is nothing more refreshing to sip on than a great rosé or sparkling wine. We will be featuring rosés and bubblies from Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Austria, the United State and...well, all over the world this May. These wines are perfect for an every day glass, and also great for celebrating special events that happen during this time of year. Join us a The Granary, The Fearrington House, The Goat and Roost and sip to your hearts delight. Full Post >

A Breath of Beauty

Defying last week's cold, the sparkling white blooms of Baby's Breath Spirea (Spirea thunbergii) in front of The Fearrington Barn. Full Post >

Rutherford Close – Half Sold!

Did you know that since sales began on Rutherford Close homes earlier this year that half are already sold? Take a look at the neighborhood map to see which homesites are still available. And we're thrilled to soon welcome new Fearrington residents! Full Post >

Lesser Known Spring Blooming Shrubs

Most of us are familiar with the blooms of cherries and magnolias, but a walk through the gardens at this time of year leads to the discovery of lesser-known spring-blooming shrubs. Here, Wintergreen Barberry (Berberis julianae), with oh-so-fragrant yellow flowers covering it's prickly branches. Featured above, this shrub is found along the walkway to The Fearrington House Restaurant.   Full Post >