Jim Hoffman, 704-829-1259, email@example.com
Wild Summer at the Garden Begins with Art
BELMONT, N.C. Learn about the wild places in gardens during Wild About Summer, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens fun summer series that focuses on nature and environmental stewardship. Beginning in June, guests can explore art, plants and wildlife while learning fun facts about life in the garden.
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The Garden will partner with local artists and wildlife organizations to present engaging, hands-on activities that illustrate how art and wildlife interact within the garden. In addition to activities at the Garden, guests can take-home information will illustrate how to make home gardens more attractive to people and to wildlife.
The series begins with Art in the Wild on June 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., where playful southern traditions of colorful bottle trees and gazing balls are celebrated as garden art. In addition, plants are used as motifs in more traditional art forms as well, such as watercolor, pastels and mosaics. Also, guests can visit with artists, join in demonstrations and try their hand at creating their own masterpiece.
The Wild About Summer series continues with:
Wild with Color, Saturday, July 14, 9 a.m. 3 p.m.
Wild Wings, Saturday, August 4, 9 a.m. 3 p.m.
These events are free with Garden admission. Members are free, adults, $12; seniors 60+, $11; and children 4-12, $6. For more information log on to www.DSBG.org or call 704-825-4490.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor. HGTV named it one of the nations 20 Great Gardens and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nations best places to welcome fall with a flourish. Committed to the best in southern horticultural, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must-see for all ages.
6500 S. New Hope Rd. Belmont, North Carolina 28012
PHONE 704-825-4490 FAX 704-829-1240