Charlie and Debra returned to Augusta in April of 2002 and embarked on the establishment of Shaw’s Sunshine Gardens. This marked a significant change in lifestyle for the two of them. Debra once again resumed her career and Charlie undertook the role of “daylily farmer.” Charlie left a career as a Board Certified Healthcare Executive with over twenty-two years extensive experience in Information Systems, Health Care Administration and Financial Management to establish Shaw’s Sunshine Gardens. (read more...)
How this couple went from this English village sign...
...To this garden sign in Georgia
"Because of the LORD'S great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." Lamentations 3:22-23 NIV
We are in our off season. We can be available from 9 am – 4:00 pm Wednesday through Saturday. We ask that you please call to schedule a visit to the gardens. If you do not call I cannot guarantee that I will be available.
We played host to Clint Eastwood for a number of scenes for the movie The Mule. Because of this our inventory status for some plants is a bit unclear for now. Spring will bring both clarity and the appearance of some "movie stars." Take a look at the trailer for The Mule. You can see Clint Eastwood, aka Earl Stone looking into the gardens.
Check Us Out : THE MULE - Official Trailer
A year in the life of a daylily or what can I expect from my new plants?
Check Us Out : YouTube - Shaw's Sunshine Gardens
To learn more about daylilies join the American Hemerocallis Society