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36th Annual Herb Sale & Festival
plus 14th Annual Spring Art & Crafts Show

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 - 9AM - 4PM &
Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 - 10AM - 4PM

The Friends of Fred Heutte Foundation presents the...

plus 14th Annual Arts & Crafts Show

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

Past Spring Herb Sales

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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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FHC Vendor Packet

Spring Art & Crafts

[ Updated through the event, so check back! ]

36th Annual Herb Sale & Festival
Urban Gardener Lecture Series Programs


Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, 2:00PM
Herbs are easy plants to grow. They do equally well in gardens as they do in pots .They are the ideal patio & small space garden plant. We have twisted our local herb guru’s arm and she has agreed to share some of her secrets of successfully growing herbs in the Tidewater area!

Billi Parus travels all over the country presenting herb & cooking programs. She, and husband JJ (John), reside in Virginia Beach, VA where they maintain a 200+ plant herb garden, featuring several national collections of herbs. In 2009. Billi was presented a Certificate of Achievement- one of 10 international awards bestowed by The Herb Society of America each year. She is a life member of The Herb Society of America and The Herb Society of Great Britain. Billi is also a Virginia Beach Master Gardener.

For this special presentation during our festival, non-member fees will be waived! However, be sure to call (757.441.2513) or email us at to reserve your seat.

Forest Lane Botanicals is a specialty nursery offering unique perennials, trees, and shrubs. Our display garden- one for you to enjoy- is located on our 5-acre property in Williamsburg, Virginia.

At the FHC herb sale and festival, we will be offering perennials, native azaleas, Japanese maples, edibles (berry bushes), native plants, and shrubs.

For more information about our nursery, visit us online with a click to the image above!

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!

A Wise Gardener

unique garden flora, trees, shrubs, conifers, ground covers, and vines

As a young disciple of Fred Heutte and for the past thrity years, John Wise has offered plants which are original, hard to find, and unique species for the Mid-Atlantic area. John will also feature a few items for the garden including hose stops, clocks, and paintings on recycled wood.

For more information, contact

Orchid Classics
High Quality Orchids & Plants!

We would like to share with you the exiting world of growing and enjoying Orchids. Growing Orchids as a hobbyist or just enjoying them in your surroundings. these beautiful flowers have become the most sold flower in America! Our cultivars will add beauty and a exciting fresh new twist.

Fairylights Jewelry for Your Garden features artful combinations of beads and mirros which create the illusion of fairies visiting you garden! Not only are they decorative, but they also deter squirrels from foraging throughout the garden!

Virginia Greenhouse Society

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

The Virginia Greenhouse Society is a group of greenhouse owners and those who wish they had a greenhouse! We grow what we love in our houses from 40 different kinds of coleus, daylilies, orchids, succulents, annual tropicals, and brugmansias, among others. Each member has a different specialty and that makes our group unique as the variety of plants compliment each other. 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 at

Horton Nursery
Plants, plants, and more plants! Mostly annuals-

Florals by Herbert

Custom one-of-a-kind silk wreaths, unique vases, containers, and other unique home and garden items - You'll find many other treasures here for your home and garden!

Florals by Herbert takes pride in offering one of a kind custom floral designs and wreather. Herb Pettway has very unique pottery, vases, urns, containers, and other garden accessories, as well as wrought iron garden ornaments.


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