Hilltop Farm From the Air

2018 Calendar of Events


  • At your convenience, schedule permitting.

Note that we do not take appointments for March or for Sundays. We appreciate your understanding.

Previous Events (to Return in 2019!)

Lawn and Garden Show (at the Fairgrounds)

  • Friday, February 23, 2018; 9am-6pm
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018; 9am-6pm
  • Sunday, February 25, 2018; 11am-5pm

Don't miss the Lawn and Garden Show this week! This is a great chance to come and take a peek at what we have in store for you this spring. It's also a wonderful opportunity to stop by and say hello. (We always love seeing our old friends!) But the best reason to come to the Lawn and Garden Show is to pick up our brochure with all those season-long, money-saving coupons! These are beyond the weekly web-coupons. They could save you thousands! (If you buy that many hanging baskets. :-) ) Many people come to the show just to get the coupons. Pray for nice weather!

Come visit Hilltop's booth at the Lawn & Garden Show!
Come see our plant-packed booth at the Lawn and Garden Show!

Spring Open House

  • Saturday, March 10, 2018; 10am-4pm
  • Saturday, March 17, 2018; 10am-4pm

We hope you will come out to our Late Winter Open House to see what we have in store for you this spring. This is the fun, extra special event of the year! At this Open House, and this one only, we give tours of the entire operation. This is the only time you can (legally) visit all those "employee only" areas! As always, coffee and brownies; lots of great plants and "things"; fun, and fresh air. Invite a whole slew of people; carpool if you can. Come out and have a great time!

Please note: We will be shortening the hours of these events, closing at 4pm, instead of 5pm. (We have a family celebration in the evening to prepare for.)

Also, be sure to check out our Coupons page, where you will find special savings for our Spring Open House.

A greenhouse full of horticultural delights.
A greenhouse full of horticultural delights awaits you at our Late Winter Open House!

Opening Day (2018 Spring Season)

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018

We at Hilltop Farm are excited to announce that we will be opening for the 2018 Spring Season on Saturday, March 24th. We invite you all to come out and celebrate the arrival of spring! We have been diligently growing plants all winter long just for your enjoyment this spring... come on out and see what's new for 2018! Be sure to take a look at our Specials page for great savings.

Our hours for the 2018 Spring season will be:

Saturday, March 24th through Saturday, June 30th

Monday through Thursday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday and Saturday, 8:30 am to 7:00 pm.

Please understand that we are closed on Sundays.

Please note that we are closed the month of March so we can plant and grow all those wonderful plants you will want later in the spring. We'll see you March 24th!

We will be opening March 25th.
Hilltop Farm will be opening for the 2018 Spring Season on Saturday, March 24th...
we hope to see you then!

"Frost Free" Date

  • April 15th (Don't you believe it!)

"Safe" Planting Date

  • May 1st (Usually)

Mother's Day

  • May 13, 2018

Amy & Oscar's Wedding Anniversary

  • May 19, 2018

It will be 39 years this year! Don't forget to check the coupons page during this week for a 39% off special. This is the fun one!

Memorial Day

  • May 28, 2018 (Observed)

First Day to Redeem Wooden Nickels

  • June 1, 2018

Starting June 1st, you can redeem your Wooden Nickels at Hilltop Farm. Wooden Nickels are our way of giving back to our loyal customers. Each Wooden Nickels you have received from us can be redeemed for $2 off purchases made in the month of June. Multiple Wooden Nickels can be redeemed at one time for up to 50% (one half) of your purchase. Remember, Wooden Nickels do not expire, but can only be used in any month of June, and at one Saturday at Christmas.

Father's Day

  • June 17, 2018

Closing Day for 2018 Spring Season

  • Saturday, June 30, 2018; 12 noon

We will be closing for the spring 2018 season at 12 noon on Saturday, June 30th. We look forward to seeing you before then!

Christmas Open House

  • Saturday, November 24, 2018; 10am-5pm
  • Saturday, December 1, 2018; 10am-5pm
  • Saturday, December 8 2018; 10am-5pm
  • Saturday, December 15, 2018; 10am-5pm

We will be open the first four Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas (November 24th and December 1st, 8th, and 15th; we will not be open December 22nd) from 10 am - 5 pm with food, flowers, and fun (as well as gift items for purchase and door prizes!). Here's what's on tap during our Christmas Open House:

  • Poinsettias in a fabulous range of colors (including the classic red!) in 3 sizes

  • Citrus

  • Houseplants

  • Craft and gift items from local craftspeople

  • Stone Owls and Turtles

  • Free homemade goodies and great coffee
    (and other hot beverages)!

  • Door Prizes!

What could be better, you ask? Coupons! Check out our Coupons page, where you will find special savings for our Christmas Open House.

And... For those of you that have some un-spent wooden nickels, bring them out December 1st (only) and pretend it is June! On December 1st (only) we will honor your wooden nickels as if it were June: Use them like cash for up to 50% (one half) of your plant purchase. So... dig, hunt, find those precious nickels!

So come on out, bring a friend, have some refreshments, enjoy the greenhouses, and have a great time! If you really can't wait to get the holiday season started, and just can't make one of our open house dates, just give us a call - (417) 672-2259. We will try our best to fit your schedule!

Craft items on display.
A sampling of the locally-made crafts available at our Christmas Open House.
Craft items on display.

No plant communicates Christmas quite like poinsettias!

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