Are you hoping to do a little flower picking at a pick-your-own flower farm? Spring has sprung with rows and rows of beautiful blooms at flower farms near Greenville, SC, and in Western North Carolina. These are the U-Pick flower farms that will welcome you and your kids to a feast of color, and an opportunity to pick your own gorgeous blooms.
Never Ending Flower Farm: A HUGE variety of U-Pick flowers
152 Tom Harris Trail, Barnardsville NC
Season: spring, summer and early fall
Open for the season beginning in May 2023, Never Ending Flower Farm offers a wide variety of flowers for picking from May through September. You can see the full list on the Never Ending Flower Farm website, but in May look for varieties like poppies, snapdragons, and yarrow. As summer progresses you’ll find varieties like marigolds, sunflowers, cosmos, dahlias, and more.
Sassafras Flower Farm: Evening U-Pick flower events like no other
255 Alex Drive, Easley, SC
Season: All summer
Open one Thursday evening a month for public U-Pick, the event also includes food trucks and live music. Tickets for the 3-hour event are $18, and the first of the season is May 18, 2023. Purchase your tickets to Sassafras Flower Farm Public Upick online.
Sassafras Flower Farm also hosts relaxed open field and farm stand days, children’s events, flower-arranging workshops, and more. Here are all the Sassafras Flower Farm Events.
Ten Acre Garden: U-Pick flowers and more
158 Chambers Farm Ln Canton, NC
Season: All summer
Ten Acre Farm offers U-Pick flowers, as well as a vegetable CSA, fall events, and more. Follow them on Facebook for flower availability and upcoming events.
Harvest Moon: A unique flower CSA
145 Chapman Grove Road, Pelzer, SC
Not a U-Pick farm, but this farm has a flower CSA! You can join the flower CSA and keep fresh flower bouquets decorating your home all season long. A 10-week share starts at $265.
Jeter Mountain Farm: U-Pick summer blooms
1126 Jeter Mountain Road, Hendersonville, NC
Season: Late summer
(Opens July 15th, 2023 for Upick Zinnias, Dahlias, Poppies, Cosmos, Blackberries, and Blueberries)
In addition to apples, of course, Jeter Mountain Farm also offers UPick zinnias in July and sunflowers in early August. So, you can pick your flowers, get apples, and enjoy a coffee on the farm, in one fabulous day trip. Don’t miss their fun (free) indoor play area!
Beechwood Farms Sunflowers
204 Bates Bridge Road, Marietta, SC
Season: Late summer
Beechwood Farms is known for strawberry picking, but they also offer U-Pick sunflowers in late July/early August. They will have u-pick sunflowers beginning June 5th, 2023. The cost is $20 per car to drive up to Sunflower Hill. The price includes 2 U-pick sunflowers, use of the picnic area, and you can stay as long as you want until 5 pm. Additional sunflowers are $2 per stem. Follow their Facebook page for additional updates.
Elf Leaf Farm: U-Pick lavender and products
141 North Campbell Road, Landrum, SC
Season: Typically June
The U-pick lavender season at Elf Leaf Farm is quite short, so be sure you watch their website and Facebook pages for up-to-date information. In addition to UPick lavender, the farm also offers a large variety of lavender products like soaps, teas, baked treats, and more.
Twin Creeks Lavender: Pick your own lavender
4638 Midway Road, Williamston, SC
Season: late May through early July
Twin Creeks Lavender Farm expects to open 2023 for U-pick lavender on May 26th, 2023. They’ll be open 9 am to 2 pm Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for the season. Tickets are available in advance and cost $5 (under age 6 and over 65 are free). While at the farm you can enjoy the fields, picnic, and browse items in the barn shop. Cut your own lavender bundles will be measured and banded at checkout and prices $5-$15.
Denver Downs Sunflower Festival
1515 Denver Road, Anderson, SC
Season: June 24-25, July 1-2, and July 8-9, 2023
In addition to the huge amount of fall fun Denver Downs offers guests with its corn maze, slides, kids’ activities, jumping pillow, and more, they also offer u-pick sunflowers as part of their South Carolina Sunflower Festival in late June and early July. Tickets range from $15 to $31 and are the cheapest when purchased online.
Grandad’s Apples N Such: Pick your own lavender
2951 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC
Grandad’s is offering u-pick lavender for $2.50 per half-inch bundle from June 12-16, 2023 from 10 am -2 pm. The barn and bakery are closed, which means you’ll have to wait till late summer for those cider donuts.
Nix Pumpkin Patch: Dahlias and Zinnias in Fall
3726 Chimney Rock Rd, Hendersonville, NC
Check Nix Pumpkin Patch for U-Pick flowers in the fall along with their wonderful pumpkin patch. In 2022 they offered colorful zinnias and dahlias for $1 per stem.
Here’s our Kidding Around Review of Nix Pumpkin Patch.
Thompson Family Farms: Tulips and Sunflower picking
328 Arledge Rd Landrum, SC
Season: Early spring for tulips, later for sunflowers
Thompson Family Farms offers cut-your-own tulips in early spring. They have sold out of tulips for the 2023 season, but will open July 1, 2023 for upick sunflowers! Follow the Thompson Family Farms Facebook page for updates. The last day for upick sunflowers is July 15, 2023.
Here’s our review of Thompson Family Farms.
Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard: Tulips in Spring
170 Stepp Orchard Drive Hendersonville, NC
Season: Early spring- tulips
Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard is open in March for u-pick tulips. The tulips cost $2 per stem. They’ll be open, Saturday, March 18th and Sunday, March 19th from 1:00-5:00 pm, after that you’ll want to check the Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard Facebook page for tulip picking availability.
Sol Flowers of Anderson, SC
150 Bradley Road, Anderson
Season: Summer- sunflowers
In 2023 on July 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th, you can pick sunflowers at Sol Flowers at the Good for the Soul Sunflower Festival. The event is from 10 am to 5 pm and is free. All proceeds from the sale of sunflowers will go back to supporting the community. Learn more on the Sol Flowers of Anderson, SC Facebook page.