Jim Cothran will speak at Hills & Dales Estate on historic gardens Oct. 5

Author and garden historian Jim Cothran will give a lecture at Hills & Dales Estate on Oct. 5.

Cothran will speak about historic southern gardens. His lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception and book signing. Harp music will be provided by Merry Miller.

There is no cost for the lecture, but reservations are required.

For more information, call (706) 882-3242 or e-mail cmills@hillsanddales.org.