Photography Sessions

Please note: This page applies to professional photographers wishing to book a session of multiple hours at Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse. If you’re a visitor simply wishing to snap a few pics during your time here, feel free (at no charge, of course)! We welcome all our guests to take photos and tag us on social media. 

Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse appreciates your considering us as you capture those special moments in life, whether graduation, engagement, wedding, maternity, family, or other appropriate events and activities. We welcome photographers both professional and amateur to take pictures among our beautiful flowers, trees and shrubs in our greenhouses.

All portrait photography must be approved and scheduled in advance. Please fill out and submit the following form either at our office or via email. 

Reservations and Permit

Please note that professional photographers must reserve sessions in advance, with payment. Once we receive your request, you will be contacted for payment of your permit. Photographers who do not reserve may be approached during their session regarding scheduling and payment.

Reservations depend on previously scheduled events and how busy we are during the season. Photographers that arrive at our location without a reservation will be asked to fill out our reservation form. 

Pricing and Scheduling

Please submit the form above to request a photo session date with the required information. Confirmation for your session date will be emailed with an invoice. All payments will be due upon receipt. 

RESERVED 2-HOUR “OUTDOOR” SESSION PERMIT*

$100: Winter (December to early April)
$150: Spring, Summer & Fall (mid-April through November) 

$50 per additional 30 minutes 

*Session Permits are good for one photography session, with a minimum 2-hour time limit. If shorter than 2 hours, pro-rating does not apply. 

General Photography Policies

These policies apply to all individuals participating in photography or videography sessions at Mitchell’s Nursery. 

Access: There are designated sections for taking photos. Photographers and clients can be asked to leave the premises if they enter restricted areas. 

Liability: Mitchell’s Nursery assumes no responsibility for personal injury or loss, theft, or damage to equipment or other property.

All photographers, videographers, and their parties must follow all rules of Mitchell’s Nursery, including but not limited to the following:

  • Do not hang objects—including props, lighting, clothing, or bags—from trees and other plants. 
  • Plants may be moved within a short distance but must be returned to their exact location. If applicable, watering tubes must also be returned to their plants. 
  • Do not place anything in plant beds or soil. 
  • Do not climb trees.
  • No entering restricted areas. 
  • No glitter, confetti, rice, or fake flower petals to be tossed into the air.
  • All photo subjects must be fully and appropriately clothed. 

Photographers will be held accountable for their actions and those of clients, crew members, and subjects if they damage the facilities and property of Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse.