Life in the Garden


Life in the Garden

Monday – Wednesday, October 3-5, 2022

Hinton Rural Life Center

Hayesville, NC

Register by September 19, 2022.

Gardens are sacred places that can offer healing for mind, body, and soul for both gardener and visitor. This retreat is for those who experience – or yearn to experience – gardens as restorative, inspiring, and life giving. Celebrate gardens and their role in our spiritual journey. Experience indoor and outdoor workshops, exploring and enjoying “sanctuary trails and gardens,” and personal time for walks, prayer, rocking chairs, and reflection.

Questions about the retreat program? Contact Karen Kluever. Questions about lodging/meals? Contact Kelli Miller.,, 828-389-8336. Refunds not available after Sept. 23, 2022.

Life in the Garden Retreat
REGISTRATION OPTIONS: Lodging will be in Hinton’s two large retreat houses, which feature private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, plus indoor and outdoor gathering spaces. Cost per person for each option:

  • $315/person – includes single occupancy lodging, 5 meals, programming
  • $255/person – includes double occupancy lodging, 5 meals, programming
  • $165/person – includes 5 meals and programming -- for those who want to commute or who want to arrange other on-campus lodging, such as Hermitage cabins or smaller retreat houses. (For these other lodging arrangements, contact Kelli Miller at or 828-389-8336)

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