MISS ANNIE WHEELER'S HEIRLOOM PLANT SALE AT POND SPRING

03/16/17

For Immediate Release
March 17, 2017

 
Miss Annie Wheeler’s Heirloom Plant Sale
Saturday, March 25
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pond Spring: The General Joe Wheeler Home, Hillsboro, Alabama


Pond Spring and the Alabama Historical Commission are pleased to announce the annual Miss Annie Wheeler’s Heirloom Plant Sale on Saturday, March 25 at 9:00 am.

Mark your calendars to visit Miss Annie’s Heirloom Plant Sale and purchase a plant from the site’s historic garden! Special to the sale are boxwood propagated from the English Dwarf variety the General’s daughter, Miss Annie, planted on the Pond Spring site nearly a century ago. Other plants available for sale includes daffodils, irises, daylilies, spider lilies, spirea, forsythia, and more – all harvested from our historic gardens. Proceeds from the plant sale will fund future restoration efforts on the fifty-acre site.

“Miss Annie Wheeler loved her gardens and cultivated them for over sixty years,” said Kara Long, Site Director of Pond Spring. “We are lucky that each spring Miss Annie’s original plantings still grow and flourish on the site she designed.”

For more information contact Kara Long at pondspringdirector@gmail.com or 256-637-8513.

Find Pond Spring on Facebook or visit ahc.alabama.gov.

Pond Spring is an historic property of the Alabama Historical Commission and is located in Lawrence County in Hillsboro, three miles east of Courtland, on Alabama Highway 20 (US Alt. 72).

About the Alabama Historical Commission
Located in historic downtown Montgomery at 468 S. Perry Street, the Alabama Historical Commission is the state historic preservation agency for Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature in 1966 with a mission to protect, preserve and interpret Alabama’s historic places. AHC works to accomplish its mission through two fields of endeavor: Preservation and promotion of state-owned historic sites as public attractions; and, statewide programs to assist people, groups, towns, and cities with local preservation activities. For a complete list of programs and properties owned and operated by the AHC, hours of operation, and admission fees please visit http://ahc.alabama.gov/  





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