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Escape to Avonlea Gardens & Inn

In the charming town of Chardon, Ohio, you’ll find a little bit of paradise—a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Avonlea Gardens & Inn offers the perfect respite for nature lovers. Our nursery focuses on native plants that support our native wildlife. Our Inn is a century home with a unique vintage charm. Our barn, built in 1901, houses The Shop in the Barn, which is full of garden accessories and garden art.  At Avonlea Gardens & Inn, we invite you to relax, unwind, and commune with nature.


Avonlea Gardens Nursery

Explore our native plant nursery and The Shop in the Barn

If you’re looking to create a backyard wildlife habitat or simply love beautiful blooms that attract pollinators, you’ll adore strolling through our large selection of pesticide-free native plants. From many varieties of monarch-loving milkweed to perennials that attract your favorite songbirds, you’ll also find an incredible assortment of trees, shrubs, vines, and annuals to create a gorgeous garden that supports native pollinators and beneficial insects.

Or maybe you’re hoping to turn environmentally-challenging rainwater runoff into a beneficial, beautiful rain garden. We offer a gorgeous selection of plants recommended by the NEO Master Rain Garden Program, perfect to filter out pollutants.

And, to add charming personality to your garden, wander through The Shop in the Barn to discover unique bird baths, planters, garden art, and décor to complement your garden space.

Welcome to Avonlea Inn Serenity Awaits

At Avonlea Inn, you’ll find the perfect place to relax, regroup, and refresh surrounded by nature. Our century-old inn offers timeless charm paired with modern amenities, perfect for history buffs who enjoy elegant comfort.


Check out our Helpful Lists below! See more under the Helpful Lists tab.

We have lists of bee and butterfly favorites, deer resistant plants, Ohio native plants, and friendly native plant landscapers.

We love to be involved with our community!

Are you looking for sponsors or vendors for your community event? Is your local group/organization interested in a tour of our nursery and inn? Or would you like a speaker to share the benefits of native plants for both us and wildlife? Please reach out to amy@avonleagardensandinn.com or call (440) 622-7225!