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32nd Annual Herb & Heirloom Vegetable Sale & Festival
plus Spring Art & Crafts Show

The Friends of Fred Heutte Foundation presents the...

at the Fred Heutte Center [click underscore for map], Ghent Square
1000 Botetourt Gardens, Norfolk, Virginia 23507.

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The Friends of Fred Heutte Foundation invites you to visit the green, bright, and beautiful settings of the Fred Heutte Center during its annual herb & heirloom vegetable sale. Come visit our gardens and be greeted by the aromas of sweet basil, scented geraniums, and rosemary on Saturday and Sunday (but hurry before the sale plants are gone!). Enjoy a wide variety of hard-to-find herbs, as well as herbal products, plant related goods, jewelry, and crafts, among others, offered by numerous vendors.

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11AM Demonstration... Saturday only ... seating is limited!!

Please consider reserving a spot ahead of time
by giving us a call or sending an email!

Growing Herbs in Tidewater

Billi Parus will be sharing the best techniques to successfully grow herbs in the Tidewater area, both in the ground and in containers. She will include a list of the varieties that are best for Tidewater along with answer the "most-often-asked" questions regarding herbs. She will highlight some of the herbs being sold at the plant sale.

The Hampton Roads Community Foundation

Billi Parus' presentation on herbs is part of the Urban Gardener Lecture Series funded by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, Norfolk, Virginia. The grant is made from the Julian Haden Gary and Margaret Savage Gary Fund to continue horticultural education programs at the Fred Heutte Center and to continue upgrades to our display gardens.

Virginia Camellia Society
camellias, note paper, plant tags

Custom By Corvis
~ glass tile mosaic solar lights and garden decorations
~ garden-themed recycled art (e.g. pvc pipe flutes
~ floral custom pet portraits

Custom by Corvis specializes in custom designs, from glass tile mosaics to decorate the home and garden, to digital floral portrait art and prints. Our work is inspired by nature and is a all vegan-friendly. Many items are made from old materials upcycled into functional works of art, in line with our pro-friendly mission.

Mattawoman Creek Farms, LLC

Mattawoman Creek Farms, LLC is a family owned and operated certified organic farm located on Virginia's Eastern Shore. All of the farm's vegetables, herbs, and plants are grown in accordance with the standards set forth by the USDA National Organic Program. Mattawoman Creek Farms will be offering for sale a wide-variety of USDA certified vegetable and herb plants, including many heirloom varieties.

Connoisseur Plants

The Fred Heutte Center will offer a selection of "connoisseur "plants this year at the annual herb & heirloom vegetable sale. These are specially selected perennials not readily found at your local garden centers. Special thought has been given in selecting these plants. These plants are known for their unique attributes including fragrance, color, adaptation as groundcovers, tropical looks, shade-loving, and natural design. Naturally, all of these plants will grow well in our area. These plants will be available in limited quantities. Come early so you don't miss out!

Virginia Greenhouse Society

annuals, perennials, tropicals including coleus, daylilies, banana trees, coffee trees, orchids, shrubs and trees and succulents - something for everyone!

The Virginia Greenhouse Society is a group of greenhouse owners and those who which they had a greenhouse! We grow what we love in our houses from 40 different kinds of coleus, daylilies, and orchids, among others. Each member has a different specialty and that makes our group unique as the variety of plants compliment each other, ranging from succlents to orchids to irises, brugmansias, and daylilies and annuals. Prices are inexpensive because they are grown for fun and joy and provide education to our members in the propagation of plants.

For more information, contact Eileen Walsh,

The Herb Society of America
Tidewater Unit

The HSA will be selling unique herb plants that you cannot find in the local garden centers. They will also feature their extremely popular & flavorful herbal jellies, vinegars, and herb blends. There will be growing handouts given with plant purchases and recipes handed out with food purchases.

Foxy Lady Press, Inc.

Laurie Fox will be here with copies of the book Best Plants for Hampton Roads. As at last year's event, she'll have a nice stock of miscellaneous perennial plants for sale.

And who doesn't want to save money and "go green?" Best Plants for Hampton Roads - one of Southeast Virginia's best-selling gardening books - is guaranteed to help you accomplish Both! Look for us on the grounds of the center during the sale and in garden centers across Hampton Roads!


The Gourmet Cupboard

The Gourmet Cupboard features dry ingredients which make full meals when mixed with wet ingredients! Entrees, sides, breads, soups, salads, desserts, coffees, teas, herbs and seasonings for crockpots, and more! Our line of products also includes sugar-free and gluten-free options!

Florals by Herbert

Herb Pettway will feature an assortment of unique floral vases and containers as well as urns and planters- custom faux, one-of-a-kind as well as topiaries, wreaths, and arrangements, and floral and botanical notecards. You'll find many other treasures here for your home and garden!

Herb Pettway, founder of Florals by Herbert, is a highly sought after and well recognized floral designer who continues to "dazzle" garden clubs, and other audiences with his wit and knowledge of floral design. He has presented seminars for the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs as well as the Virginia Beach Council of Garden Clubs. He is a member of the American Horticulture Society and the Flower Guild of Norfolk's Chrysler Museum. He has studied European floral design in his travels abroad and has been a guest designer for Flowers and Art at the Chrysler. One may often see his fresh creations in the Chrysler's Kaufman Americana Gallery. His creative and one of a kind artistic designs have distinguished him as one who sets his imagination to work while taking his inspiration from nature. Herb attributes his love of flowers and the garden to his 90 year old Mother and also says with GREAT pride, "It is a God-given talent!".


Butterfly Society of Virginia

The society will participate in this year's event with an informational booth to help answer any questions you have about butterflies! You can visit the organization's website at

Victoria Schumacher
Independent Director, Thirty-One Gifts

Oberweiss Dairy, Inc.

Oberweiss Dairy would like to invite you to sample our milk and juice at the herb sale and festival. You can be confident that our quality and service will always be "simply the best." We pledge never to use artifical growth hormones, treat our cows inhumanely, and that our milk will be free of antibiotics.

Susan D. Bastinelli

Garden Themed Mixed Media Art

Gina Norfleet
Yard Art ~ Glass Plate Flowers ~ Rustic Yard Art

Bath Fitter, Inc.

Norfolk Master
Gardener Volunteers

Their "plant doctors" will be available to answer your questions.

Capital Remodeling
of Virginia Beach
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