Plant an azalea kick off, Wednesday

Posted April 13, 2015 at 1:10 pm     Category: News ReleaseParks and Gardens

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Parks & Gardens and The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County are proud to partner with The Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc. Civic Improvements Committee for an official planting of beautiful azaleas to kick off the 2015 Plant An Azalea Week.  The event will take place Wednesday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. at Ogden Park, 615 Ogden Park Drive, near the tennis courts.  Cape Fear Garden Tour Azalea Belles, county officials, and members of the Cape Fear Garden Club will be present and the public is invited to attend.

Plant An Azalea Week is held annually during April to promote planting of azaleas throughout our community to help return Wilmington to a “city of a million azaleas.”  The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County holds several beautification events throughout the year to enhance New Hanover County parks.

About the Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County
Did you know that New Hanover County maintains more than 1,500 acres of parks and athletic fields? Imagine our county with no athletic fields, walking trials, playgrounds, tennis courts, boat ramps- the list goes on and on. Our active coastal lifestyle is just not possible without access to clean, well-maintained parks facilities.  The New Hanover County Parks Conservancy was established to make sure our parks thrive and grow to meet the needs in one of the most populated, fastest growing counties in the state.  We’re advocates too- making sure that people know what is available to them and that their support is vital.

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Janine Powell
Development Manager
(910) 798-7703

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