"History In Bloom" set for this weekend

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - The Salisbury-Rowan Symphony Guild is presenting the Symphony of Gardens this weekend in fifteen locations across Salisbury.

This year's theme is "History In Bloom."

The garden tour takes place on Saturday, June 21, from 10 am until 4 pm, then on Sunday from noon until 4 pm.

The gardens on tour include the Williams Garden 129 S. Ellis St., Rhoads Garden, 220 S. Ellis St., Carli Garden, 419 S. Ellis St., Prunkl Garden, 421 S. Ellis, Hambley-Wallace Mansion Garden, 508 S. Fulton, Sunding Garden, 608 S. Fulton, DeGraaf Garden, 618 S. Fulton, McCubbin Garden, 213 W. Monroe St., the Dr. Josephus Hall House Herb Garde, 226 S. Jackson, Walker Garden, 324 N. Fulton, Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main, Canterbury House Garden, 131 W. Council, St. Luke's Community Garden, W. Council and N. Jackson, Triangle Rose Garden, 1315 W. Innes, and Richards Garden, 3023 Kern Drive.

Highlights include the symmetrical English boxwood garden and rose garden at the Walker Garden, the herb garden at the Hall House that includes herbs that would have been present in such a garden in 1860, and a tour of the 1902 carriage house and summer dining porch at the Hambley-Wallace Mansion.

Tickets at $15 in advance, $20 on tour dates.  Tickets are available at the Visitors Center, or at www.salisburygardentour.org

For more information, call 704-638-3100.