Gardens of Sunshine Hollow | Tennessee Vacation

Gardens of Sunshine Hollow

198 Country Rd. 52
Athens, TN 37303
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Beautiful gardens & forest welcome the visitor. Over 1,000 varieties of daylilies, dahlias, roses, hosta, iris, perennials, annuals, shrubs & trees & hundreds of hanging baskets and planters. Trails wind through terraced beds around a 2-acre lake & creek. Group of 15 or more may have lunch by reservation from April thru July. Group admission rates and perks for groups of 15 or more.

Sunshine Hollow, 160 acres of unspoiled Tennessee forest, is nestled in the Great Valley between the Smoky Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau about halfway between Knoxville and Chattanooga. Sunshine Hollow is a small Mom 'n Pop Tennessee agri-business operated by Dave and Vicki Rhyne with a few seasonal employees. The Sunshine Hollow Bakery specializes in pecan fruitcake and Woozy Cakes TM. We have a sales shop, an outdoor wedding site and a reception pavilion. The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow displays thousands of perennials (including daylilies, hosta, roses, dahlias, cannas and iris), numerous annuals, and various shrubs on more than 20 acres. Hundreds of varieties of Daylilies and Hosta are available for purchase at the Gardens with most also available to order online.

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