• 68°

Plant giveaway and lecture Oct. 11 at Hurley Park

Pretty highlights

Submitted photo Holly berries and bare branches make a statement in the winter garden.

The first day of fall has arrived and you know what that means. No, it definitely doesn’t mean we will automatically have cooler weather. It means that Hurley Park’s annual Fall Lecture and Plant Giveaway is soon.

This year’s lecture will be one for the record books as we will have a special speaker from the Mariana H. Quebin Arboretum and Botanical Gardens at High Point University, Curator Jon Roethling.

Roethling has been the curator at High Point University for eight years. He provides lectures and tours of the gardens throughout the year. He is also instrumental in maintaining the GIS system to map the plant collections.

For this year’s topic, Roethling will present “Waking up Winter: Berries, Bark and Blooms to Shake the Winter Doldrums.” The event will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. at One Water St., Salisbury.

This will be an excellent event for gardeners and nature enthusiasts. Roethling will help answer  the question of how to get natural beauty and interest even in the winter months. Following the lecture, we will have a Q&A session and the plant giveaway.

For more information on Hurley Park, please visit: https://salisburync.gov/Government/Parks-and-Recreation/Parks/Hurley-Park, like us on Facebook and Instagram @HurleyParkSalisbury, or call us at 704-638-4459.

Comments

Elections

Local Democrats call to ‘turn the state blue’ during virtual office reopening

Education

Catawba gets high marks in U.S. News and World rankings for fifth year

Business

China Grove soap store sets sights on expansion into Kannapolis

News

Charlotte, UNC game canceled after 49ers place players in quarantine

Crime

Blotter: Sept. 18

Coronavirus

County sees ninth COVID-19 death this week, more than 30 cases reported

BREAKING NEWS

Gov. Cooper announces schools can move K-5 to plan A; school board vote needed locally

Local

Wet weather brings crashes, traffic to standstill on interstate

Crime

Salisbury man victim of Facebook scam, duped out of $2,000

Crime

Two charged after fight outside Salisbury home

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Schools ships out thousands of old devices for refurbishing

Education

Caught in the infodemic: NC school policies frustrated by scientific challenges

East Spencer

East Spencer to hold community day, provide free food, supplies

Education

Shoutouts

Landis

Landis officials provide plan for COVID-19 funds, discuss town’s financial position

Education

Blattner brought technology into schools before it was cool

Education

State has slight decline in SAT scores

Local

New environmental specialists begin work on backlog soil evaluations

Local

Friends, colleagues say Seay left his mark on Rowan judicial system

Elections

Rep. Howard says ‘still work to be done’ as she seeks 17th term in House

Nation/World

Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

Nation/World

‘Nothing left in the bucket’: Wildfire resources run thin

Nation/World

At least 1 dead, hundreds rescued after Hurricane Sally

Crime

Blotter: Sheriff’s Office seeking information in shootout