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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: First Courtyard and Garden Tour a success – The Stanly News & Press

All the stars aligned for the inaugural Courtyard and Yard Tour sponsored by the Stanly County Historical Society on April 30.

The weather cooperated with mild breezes and warm temperatures. Bouquets bloomed profusely and the diversified back garden styles presented subtle ideas to those touring the 10 homes in Albemarle and in the northern space of Stanly County.

Modern society members served as greeters for the working day prior to they took the option to tour the gardens.

Subsequent months of the Covid pandemic, the Courtyard and Yard Tour available a much preferred safe and sound prospect for a social celebration. When we ended up greeted with glowing remarks, we understood we had produced a specific prospect.

Our specific thanks go out to the assets owners who, with pride and good awareness to depth, worked tirelessly to give us a peek into their gardens.

To our sponsors, we are grateful for your have faith in and self esteem, as you provided a money basis for us to start this tour. We hope we have reciprocated by acknowledging your companies: Bushwacker’s Landscaping, Hudson Pool Distributors, Inc., McAulayAllen Design and style, NJR Team, Inc. and Smith’s Household Furnishings. Particular contributors were being Mauney’s Farm, Dwelling, and Back garden, Polly Furr Style & Illustration and The Corner Grocery store.

We are grateful to all all those who participated in this party. The proceeds from this function will aid the plans of the Stanly County Historical Society by offering funding for historical instruction applications and activities, and will help in preservation of our historic houses.

We desire to admit the exemplary cooperation of B.J. Drye and the Stanly New & Press for their progress content articles on the Courtyard and Backyard garden Tour. Our hometown newspaper at its finest!

Kent Harkey, president
Joyce Lambert, treasurer and function chair
Stanly County Historical Modern society