Plants Connect Us

We garden in the deep south, but we all have a shared dependence on plants that please us, feed us, and connect us to each other, to history and to the future. Enjoy our farm and gardens; join our email list to stay in touch.


We specialize in big, ready to flower, organically grown crinum lilies. We grow other big bulbs as well as a selection of rare plants that thrive in the soils and climate of the deep south.

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Writing, lectures, & educational outreach

Visit the farm for a class or set up a tour for your group. Join our email newsletter for dates. Or invite Jenks to share lessons and plants at your group event.

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Garden Design

Our approach to garden design encompasses landscaping, landscape architecture and master planning as interrelated parts.

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Crinum Lilly Field

Homegrown, tried-and-true, healthy crinums

We see ourselves as crinum missionaries, offering crinums for the masses! We make crinum shopping easy, reliable, and consistent.

The Latest From the Gardening Blog

Cool Plants Have Great Stories Neighborhood Plant Sale

By Jenks Farmer | April 23, 2021 |

We’ve lived and gardened on Maple Street for 25 years. Of course, our farm is out of town, way out on a sandy road in Aiken county.  For the Melrose Art in the Yard, we’re bringing a selection of cool plants. We’ve picked these based on success on Maple street.  We specialize in Crinum and…

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