Tickets are on sale now for the Murfreesboro Garden Show & Party on March 31st & April 1st at the Lane Agri-Park. Come see Oaklands Master Gardener, Connor Moss, who will be one of the featured speakers this year!
Friday, March 31, 10 a.m.
Oaklands Mansion: Historic Plantings at the Maney Spring and the Arboretum
Connor Moss, Master Gardener Curator – speaker at the Boro Garden Party
The grounds of the historic plantings the Oaklands Mansion are home to historic plantings that have stories attached to their years of growth. Join Connor Moss will give a slide show of the Mansion property, including the Maney Spring and the recently recognized Oaklands Arboretum. Tickets to the Boro Garden Party, including Connor’s presentation, that are purchased at the Oaklands Mansion Gift Shop are a donation to the Garden and Grounds Fundraiser for the Oaklands Mansion property.
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Oaklands Mansion is nestled in Oaklands Park, a native tree arboretum and natural wetlands, which includes Maney Spring as well as heritage and native gardens. These three components of Oaklands Park provide a unique setting to learn about uses of plants, both in history and in modern times.
“Oaklands Park is downtown Murfreesboro’s largest natural wetland area and is a rarity for such a densely populated community,” says Connor Moss, Curator and Master Gardener at Oaklands Mansion. “The park provides a fascinating study area for both its wildlife and plant-life, and spring is the best time to see them beginning to emerge.”
If you would like to tour the mansion, tours begin on the hour and a short video is offered on the half hour. General admission to the mansion is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, military and AAA, $6 for children and students, call for group rates. For more information visit www.OaklandsMansion.org. You can find Oaklands Mansion on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.