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Area Birds

Did you know that Fearrington Village is a Platinum Certified Bird Friendly Habitat by the Audubon Society? While strolling through the Village you may spot a number of bird houses, and during the holidays, even our decor is bird friendly! On most any given day, you may spot resident birds such as, American Goldfinch, American Robin, Carolina Wrens, Cedar Waxwings, Eastern Bluebirds, Eastern...



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The Herb Garden

Under the canopy of ancient Pecan trees, Carya illinoinensis, adjacent to the Inn Building is the formal Herb Garden. Planted by the Fearrington family in the 1930s, these symmetrical, wide-spreading trees create a beautiful site for outdoor weddings. The Herb Garden was the first of many garden areas created by Jenny Fitch. Today, the garden is managed by the restaurant staff...



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A River of Spring Cheer

Last fall Fearrington gardener Ryan Cadwalader planted 1,250 muscari bulbs (or grape hyacinth) in a river pattern in front of the Fearrington House Restaurant, the blue flowers representing water. This clever installation is now in full bloom and will cheer up your most overcast day!



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A River of Spring Cheer

Last fall Fearrington gardener Ryan Cadwalader planted 1,250 muscari bulbs (or grape hyacinth) in a river pattern in front of the Fearrington House Restaurant, the blue flowers representing water. This clever installation is now in full bloom and will cheer up your most overcast day! Click here for more about our gardens.



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The Cutting Garden

The Cutting Garden is located next to Jenny's Garden, along the road behind The Fearrington House Inn. This garden is affectionately known as Jenny’s stick garden. Jenny planted this cutting garden, and it was well used, hence the common name. If there was a flower, and Jenny had a need, only a stick remained. With the early start to spring, the beds are filled to bursting with daffodils and...



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Jenny’s Garden

Located behind The Fearrington House Inn, Jenny's Garden is one of Fearrington's more iconic spots. On weekends you may even see chairs set for an intimate wedding in the center of the gardens. The white arbor and marble fountain of Jenny's Garden is a memorable sight to behold, and was built by a local craftsman (Frank Childress) to Jenny’s specifications. The artistic fountain in the...



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The Courtyard Garden

Anyone who has stayed at The Fearrington House Inn has likely enjoyed the serene calmness of the Courtyard Gardens. Located between the Garden House and The Sun Terrace, this fountain and garden scene is a guest favorite. During R.B. and Jenny’s travels, an old hitching post was found in an antique shop, and Jenny had it made into a fountain focal point for the Courtyard Garden. This garden...



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The White Oaks

The White Oak, Quercus alba, is one of the most handsome and majestic trees. Our stand of white oaks, located in front of The Fearrington House Restaurant, is between 100- and 150-years-old. In the forest, white oaks are found in naturally occurring groves, since they are difficult to transplant. We believe Fearrington's grove was indeed formed naturally. White oaks have a vibrant...



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Garden Weaving

We spot culinary gardener, Zac, in the November/December issue of Triangle Gardener! One of Fearrington's talented gardeners, Helen Yoest, contributed her knowledge of weaving wattle. Check out the excerpt below and don't forget to pick up a free copy of Triangle Gardener to see the full piece! "I have the good fortune to work with Zac Hackney, culinary gardener at Fearrington Village, in...



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The Fearrington House Gardens

Built as the farmhouse for the Fearrington family in 1926, The Fearrington House Restaurant now serves as a AAA Five Diamond restaurant and bar. These gardens were recently renovated after the loss of a century-old black gum tree. Planted with mostly native trees and shrubs. including, Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’, hydrangea errata ‘Tuff Stuff’, and Clethra...



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