A farm in the Triad, near Winston Salem and Greensboro, has planted 100,000 tulip bulbs, as well as other spring flowers, in anticipation of visitors from all over North Carolina.
Dewberry Farm is at 2585 Dewberry Farm Lane, Kernersville. It’s around an hour and a half drive from the center of Charlotte, and less for those along the I-85 corridor to the north of Charlotte. It’s well worth the drive if you love flowers — especially tulips.
Springtime on the Farm starts March 26th, 2021. Visitors can come to see all the tulips, and cut their own. The last day will be Monday, April 12th.
The cost to visit will be $5 for adults and $3 for children over age 2. Cut tulips are $1.25 a stem. If you want the tulip and bulb it’s $1.75 a flower. Bring your own clippers or scissors, baskets and buckets. They will also have some buckets to sell for $2 each, with a water source to get your flowers home.
If you want to bring home bulbs, make sure to bring a little hand shovel.
Take all the pictures you want with your own camera! Professional photography (where you charge a client) must be scheduled.
You can now purchase tickets on their website.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Dates range from March 26th to April 4th, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. You’ll purchase tickets for a two-hour window, and you need to show up during that time, but you can stay as long as you want. (As long as the farm is open.)
They will add days as they assess the field and flower conditions. Tickets are nonrefundable, so look at the weather forecast.
In addition to their Springtime on the Farm event, they will also host a Mother’s Day Tea, with snapdragons, tulip peonies, a small amount of peonies, roses, anemones, ranunculus and other spring bulbs.
Then in the summer they will invite visitors to the farm once more to cut sunflowers, zinnias and dahlias.
You will be impressed by the tulip fields at Dewberry Farm, and it will be worth the drive, but there are also other cut-your-own spring flower opportunities closer to Charlotte, including at McLawland Farms (in Charlotte), and Howard Family Farm in Harmony (Iredell County.)
Also, check out our list of U-pick Farms near Charlotte. This list includes opportunities to pick fruits, vegetables and flowers. And our list of farmers’ markets in the Charlotte area is also a great resource for anyone looking for fresh produce and flowers.Subscribe to Charlotte on the Cheap