City Bulletin

Statesville’s 2013 Spring Garden Tour is showcasing some of the community’s most beautiful and unique gardens and outdoor rooms on June 8-9.  Visitors will enjoy a mixture of small and large gardens and landscapes of all varieties at the five selected sites.

Hours for the tour are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 until 5 p.m. on Sunday.  This special event is sponsored by the Statesville Community Appearance Commission.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from Statesville Recreation and Parks Department, 1875 Simonton Rd., gg’s Art, Frames & Gifts, 110 W. Broad St., Jenkins Cleaners, 252 E. Front St., N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, 444 Bristol Rd., and at each garden on the day of the tour.

Featured in the tour are the grounds of Mitchell Community College, 500 W. Broad St.; the Master Gardeners garden at 444 Bristol Dr.; and the residential gardens of Ellie & Bill McMillan, 317 Valley Stream Rd., Lynn & Jim Lawton, 910 Carolyn St., and Sharon & Peter Molleur, 510 S. Mulberry St.

Guides will be on site to help answer questions and provide information on the gardens.

For additional information, call Recreation and Parks, 704-878-3429.

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Nancy Davis
Public Affairs Director
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