Wholesale Nursery

for Architects, Contractors & Landscapers


Welcome to McMakin Farms

The staff of McMakin Farms is experienced in both the cultivation and care of trees from seedling to mature tree. Trust us for all of your tree needs and for information on the best selection for the location. We can arrange transportation, offer tagging according to your instructions, and we are convenient to locations in both North Carolina and South Carolina.

McMakin Farms is a member of the South Carolina Green Industry Association and a member of the North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association.

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Family Owned & Operated

McMakin Farms is a family-owned tree farm & nursery located in Lyman, SC (Greenville-Spartanburg area). We provide trees to a variety of wholesale clients including landscape architects, landscape installers, general contractors, developers and retail nurseries.

The farm began cultivation in 1999 after John F. McMakin, Jr graduated from Clemson University. John and wife Julie run the farm today which has over 150 acres in production.

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About Our Trees

McMakin Farms concentrates on cultivating healthy, viable trees that are appropriate for a variety of landscaping and commercial projects. We are a wholesale farm that supplies shade, evergreen ornamental and flowering trees.

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McMakin Catalog
McMakin Farms Catalog

Download our wholesale catalog for a printable listing of our trees, their characteristics and potential sizes. The catalog contains complete directions to the Farm as well as contact information.

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Fast Quotes for Wholesale Clients!

We pride ourselves on fast service! Send us your tree list for a quick and economical quote on all the trees you need. Visit our contact page where you can upload your shopping list in Excel, Word and several other formats. You can also simply type out your list and send it to us directly. We will review your list and get back to you with a detailed quotation.

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Why Choose McMakin Farms

Expert Knowledge

John McMakin is a Clemson University graduate with nearly two decades of experience cultivating & caring for trees of all varieties.

Specializes In Wholesale

We provide trees only to wholesale clients like architects, landscapers, contractor and builders. This focus gives you the dedicated attention you deserve.

Quick & Easy Quotes

Visit our new quote request page where you can upload your shopping list for a quick, personalized quote.


As a family-owned tree farm and nursery, McMakin Farms has a personal interest in their client’s success.

Over 150 Acres In Production

Our staff manages over 150 acres of trees in a wide variety of types and sizes. Our range of choices ensures a great selection.

Convenient Upstate Location

Located in Lyman, SC, we’re easily accessible from the upstate, NC and
I-85. No big city traffic to negotiate here.


Inquiries and Quote Requests

Use this form to submit your questions and requests for quotation. You can also send us your tree list by visiting the contact page or by sending an email.

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McMakin Farms Tree Care Information

Tree Care After Planting

Unlike many plants, trees generally take care of themselves after planting. There are some varieties that need more attention than others and there are some care tips that can help ensure their future health and value.

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Flowering Trees

If you are planning to plant a flowering tree, you might want to consider Crape Myrtles, Cherries, Redbuds, or Dogwoods. But remember that all living things, including flowering trees, need year-round care.

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Established Tree Care

To protect your investment in trees, remember these care tips. Healthy trees increase in value over time. This helps you by increasing property values, beautifying yards and landscapes, purifying the air, and saving energy through cooling shade and wind protection.

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