NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – To kick off Plant an Azalea Week, New Hanover County Parks & Gardens and The Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County are partnering with The Cape Fear Garden Club, Inc.’s Civic Improvements Committee for an official planting of azaleas on Tuesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. at Airlie Gardens (300 Airlie Road). County officials, parks staff and members of the Cape Fear Garden Club will be planting the azalea, and the public is invited to attend.
This year’s planting is being held at Airlie Gardens to support continued efforts to replenish and enhance the ground’s azalea collection.
Plant an Azalea Week is an annual April celebration to promote planting of azaleas throughout the community to help return New Hanover County and Wilmington to a “city of a million azaleas.” This is one of several beautification events throughout the year organized by the Parks Conservancy of New Hanover County to enhance New Hanover County Parks & Gardens.
For more information, visit New Hanover County Parks & Gardens online.