More Than a Garden Center

For over 60 years Ashcombe has been a Central, Pennsylvania destination. There's more to Ashcombe than plants. Here you'll find knowledgeable, friendly staff who are committed to giving our guests the best experience while they enjoy all Ashcombe has to offer.

Retail Plant Sales - Garden Supplies - Nursery  - Gourmet Foods - Gift Shop - Bakery - Café - Classes - Events - Animals - Family Fun

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Ashcombe Easter Egg Hunt

The Ashcombe Easter Egg Hunt will be held on March 30th at 10 am and 11:30 am. Each time slot has 3 age groups, 1-3 years, 4-5 years, and 6-8 years. This is a FREE event but registration is required.

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Spring is almost here!

Join us at your favorite garden center to kick off spring! With a weekend full of shopping, workshops, and education this is going to be a fun event. Local garden clubs, master gardeners, and gardening experts will be on hand to answer any questions you have about plants and gardening. This is a great opportunity to set yourself up for success this spring. Workshops and free sessions require pre-registration.

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Exclusive Pre-Order for Spring Pickup

Every year the Ashcombe management team attends a garden center conference in Ohio called Cultivate. We use this time to further our education and find amazing new products for you!

At the 2023 conference, our managers fell in LOVE with this stunning new variety of hydrangea.

Brandon, our expert nursery manager, managed to snag a limited number of these plants to sell at Ashcombe. Due to the limited supply, and our excitement, we will be offering a pre-order for this variety. There will be a limit of 2 plants per customer. These will sell fast - don't wait and miss out.

"Eclipse" Hydrangea Macrophylla

The show begins with clusters of vibrant, saturated blooms, transitioning through shades of pink and cranberry as the season progresses. Witness the mesmerizing transformation that gives 'Eclipse' its name, creating a kaleidoscope of color in your garden.

You can’t talk about the Eclipse Hydrangea without bragging about its foliage. With dark purple, almost black, coloration, it is a standout. Eclipse holds that dark color all season, even after being cut back or when grown in warm climates where other hydrangeas start to go green.

Thriving in partial shade to full sun and preferring well-drained, moist soil, the "Eclipse" Hydrangea is relatively easy to care for, adding to its appeal for both novice and experienced gardeners alike. Whether used as a focal point in a garden bed or as part of a mixed border, this hydrangea variety promises to elevate any outdoor space with its ethereal beauty and charm.

Pre-order your "Eclipse" Hydrangea today and be among the first to experience the beauty and enchantment it brings to your garden. Don't miss the opportunity to add this extraordinary plant to your collection!

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You deserve to know where your plants come from. Our Production Department grows 300,000 plants annually including vegetables, herbs, annuals, and more. When you're shopping at Ashcombe, look for From Seed to Sale signage and you'll know that plant was grown just steps away by talented growers who love plants. Click the image above to learn more!