Tickets are on sale now for May garden tour
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
- Mr. and Mrs. Tim Webb, 8620 Tyson Farm Road, Stantonsburg – a two-acre country oasis, surrounded by beautiful gardens, whimsical accessories and barnyard animals.
- Dr. and Mrs. James Cummings, 2900 Falling Maple Drive, whose garden includes a pond, vine-covered fences, sitting areas and a pool.
- Dr. and Mrs. Jim Taylor, 3003 Wolf Trap Drive, whose yard includes multiple garden beds including numerous family heirloom plants from eastern North Carolina; two unusual Chinese firs; and a Koi pond shaded by a Japanese Maple.
- Mr. and Mrs. Ken Hill, 3601 Myrtle Woods Court, described as an intimate Southern living garden next to a massive stone fireplace, gas grill and dining area ideal for entertaining.
- Ms. Carol Wikfors and Ms. Sheila Forbes, 509 Lafayette Drive, Ms. Carol Wikfors, 509 Lafayette Drive, a local artist whose garden incorporates her love for art into a whimsical landscape.
- Mr. and Mrs. Ben Skinner, 521 Mount Vernon Drive, whose lawn is bordered by an array of southern plants including boxwoods, azaleas, hollies, camellias, dogwoods and rhododendrons.
- Mr. and Mrs. Dickie Barnes, 2006 Hermitage Drive, whose garden is decorated both with flower-filled containers and art created by their daughter, Sherrod.
- Mr. and Mrs. Bill Andrews, 2305 Canal Drive NW, whose lawn showcases a formal rose garden surrounded by a black, wrought iron fence.
This event is sponsored by the Wilson Botanical Gardens, the Wilson County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers , and the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Foundation. For additional information, call 252-237-0113, go to www.wilson-co.com/arboretum.html, or search for “Wilson Botanical Gardens” on Facebook.