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Address: Highway 70, Mile Marker 284, Hondo, NM
Phone Number: 575.653.4062
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Hidden Gem!

We really enjoyed this place. We stopped in and visited with the owner for quite some time. Our kids enjoyed seeing all the little snails running around and we loved how beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Portales, New Mexico
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Portales, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed this place. We stopped in and visited with the owner for quite some time. Our kids enjoyed seeing all the little snails running around and we loved how beautiful it was. We were there at a time that the flowers had already bloomed but we will make it a point to return next year when they are... More 

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Brenham, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We made an unscheduled stop in route to somewhere else along highway between Roswell and Ruidoso. Grounds are absolutely lovely and worth the stop. Do not judge by look from road. The gift shop is equally surprising. Donation for garden upkeep accepted which was well worth it as gardens beautiful. Mail order for Irises available but not really interested in... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were here over Memorial Day weekend, and the place was breathtaking, with all kinds and colors of irises in bloom. It is a lovely oasis of calm in a most unexpected place. They have a catalogue, and you can pick out the plants you want for them to ship in mid summer. There is a Rose garden, beautiful smoke... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Hondo Iris Farm this month (May) and were absolutely thrilled to see all the beautiful flowers in bloom and not just irises. We were also pleasantly surprised by the friendly and ever so knowledgeable Alice. She helped pick out a few plants, answered all my questions and took us through her shop. I left with more than... More 

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Clovis, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Open during April to October, free to the public, with iris in bloom during May and part of June Go in and stroll through thousands of exquisite iris, roses, hot pokers and much more. Bulbs in pots available for purchase at around $15 each and they provide you with an excellent planting guide. Can also purchase online but the photos... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This oasis is wonderful! Alice, Chris & everyone else has created a perfect place to stop in the New Mexican landscape! We brought our lunch & had a picnic out in the garden. Were a bit early for the big iris blooming, but there were plenty blooming.....we bought several plants & they are already blooming in our garden at home.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

What a terrific find! Acres of beautiful irises, lilies, and other xeroscapic perennials. Chris, the on site horticulturalist is terrific – friendly, very knowledgeable, and very helpful. I also thought the plants were very reasonably priced. The adjoining crafts and art gallery has some of the best and most interesting art works that we saw in the entire area -... More 

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Carefree, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We learned about the Iris Farm from the Tourist Information Center in Ruidoso Downs. It is well worth the extra drive down Hwy 70 to Mile Marker 284. The owners were ever so lovely as is the spot. Only a few of the Iris were open but one could tell how lovely it would be in a few weeks. They... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We thought we would be at the jewelry factory for a short stop. We so enjoyed the tour watching them make the pewter jewelry and picking out tons of affordable. Unique gifts to take home. The woman who gave the tour was very informative, open to questions, made us pieces that were not in stock but for which they had... More 

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Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Interesting. Struck me as a hippie place where some folks decided to grow flowers and host a garden. Not much to see in Sept as it was past good flower season. No cost to look around, just a little bit of through back place from years gone by. Worth the stop to stretch your legs but don't make a special... More 

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Address: Highway 70, Mile Marker 284, Hondo, NM
Phone Number: 575.653.4062
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Hondo
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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