Jackson's Orchard & Nursery

At a Glance

Open 9am-5pm | Mon-Sat

Welcome. The Jackson family has offered good food and great memories to our visitors for over 50 years now. Come See Us! Jackson’s Orchard & Nursery is open mid-April to mid-November with In-season fruits | vegetables | spring plants | & more!

Concessions | Closed for the Season

Our Concession Stand is currently closed. It opens around July 4th with lots of those apple & peach lovin’ goodies that have folks coming back again and again.

Apple & Peach Varieties List

When Can I Get My Favorite Variety?

Now, we can’t control the weather but here are the approximate dates for this season.

Click here to download pdf: 2024 JO Varieties List


Are you open during the week? What are your hours? What does it cost to get it? May I bring my pet? Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Playground | Closed

The Jackson’s Orchard playground is closed for the season. In-season it is open during our regular business hours to ages 4-21 at a cost of $3 for the entire day. No charge for ages 3 & under (as well as accompanying adults).

Birthday Parties

We will proudly host your birthday party (weather permitting) anytime we are open – April through October. However special party arrangements need to be made during our busy Pumpkin Festival weekends.

2024 Activities

Celebrate America – July 4, 5 & 6
Peach Festival – July 19 & 20
Pick Your Own Flowers (Zinnias) – July dates TBD
Pick Your Own Flowers (Sunflowers) – August dates TBD
Apple Festival – Labor Day Weekend
Pumpkin Festival – Beginning Sat, Sept 28 & Sun, Sept 29 then every weekend through the end of Oct. Oct 5 & 6, Oct 12 & 13, Oct 19 & 20 and Oct 26 & 27
Closing for the 2024 Season – mid-Nov Dates TBD
*** dates are subject to change due to weather & other unforeseen circumstances

Group Outings

Host your next group (church, work, social) outing down on the farm . . . Jackson’s Orchard! In-season, we will work with you to design an event that creates wonderful memories for your group.

School & Group Tours

Our tours are designed to inform and educate all ages. We welcome senior groups, preschool classes, home-school groups and both public and private school children. In-season tours can only be booked by phone 270.781.5303. The school tour calendar fills up quickly so book your school tour today!

Kentucky Proud

Nothing else is close!

Product List


Watch Us Grow Up!

Celebrating our 50th season in 2015, this short 3 min. video gives you a view of how we’ve changed and grown over the years & generations.

March 1966, The Beginning of Jackson’s Orchard

In January of 1966 Bill Jackson, the FMC Agricultural Chemicals salesman, was making a call on Ed Hudgens, the 89 year-old orchard owner; when Hudgens said something along these lines “instead of selling me chemicals why don’t you just buy this farm ’cause I’m way past needing to retire.” That sparked[…]

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Farmer’s Markets

  • No Farmer’s Markets in 2023

    Due to December’s extreme cold temperatures and the late freeze during bloom in March, Jackson’s peach crop will be limited this year. Therefore, we will not be able to visit any farmer’s markets with the Peach Truck this season. Thank you for your support.

    No Markets for the 2023 Season

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