Wild & Whimsy opening in former Ford’s Seed & Plants


The President of the Gastonia Farmer’s Market has opened Wild & Whimsy in the former Ford’s Seed & Plant space in Gastonia. Lauren Dawsey-Smith wants to continue Ford’s legacy with her seed, garden, and local market store.

One side of the store will have floral arrangements for any occasion, and the other will feature baked items, soaps, spices, candles and more.

If you just got here from New  York, Ford’s..I mean Wild & Whimsy is located at 231 East Main in Gastonia. The store is  open every Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.