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Midweek with Bryce- Ten Tips to Better Gardening: Southern Style

Bryce Lane presents "Ten Tips to Better Gardening: Southern Style". Whether you are new to gardening, new to gardening in the South, or just looking to improve your gardening skills, this talk will provide tips that will help you master gardening in the Southeast. First, we will identify the major advantages and disadvantages to gardening in a southern region?

Exploring the Diversity of Camellias

Join camellia enthusiast, propagator, and grower Brie Arthur for a morning discussion on the southern favorite, camellia. In this three-hour virtual session, Brie will share insights on how to cultivate camellias in zones 7–9 for high impact interest through the fall, winter, and spring. Divided into three sections, with breaks, the first hour will be devoted to fall-blooming species, like Camellia sasanqua. The second hour will cover winter-blooming varieties of Camellia japonica. The final hour will be devoted to site selection, soil improvement, fertility needs, pruning, and home propagation methods.

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Gardens of the World Part Two: Western European Wonders

In this six-week installment of "Gardens of the World" we will travel to some of my favorite gardens in France, Italy, Germany, and Spain. Come visit Claude Monet's garden in Giverny France, beautiful island villa gardens of Northern Italy, some of the most stunning gardens along the Mediterranean, and so much more. As we tour these gardens, I'll identify gardening lessons we can learn and apply in our own gardens!

Plantsmen’s Tour: A New Year Begins- The Second Growing Season

The new year is a couple months away, but the 2020 growing season has come to an end. Here in the South, the first frost of the season brings the demise of many plants, but for some,, the cooler weather ushers in a new growing season for those plants that grow in cooler temperatures. Tour around the JC Raulston Arboretum's grounds virtually as Doug shows us some of his favorite cool-weather plants.

Fall Symposium – Falling for Color

Fall is finally at our doorstep, and our long-awaited Fall Symposium is also almost here! This year, we have a great cast of speakers that are sure to reinforce and develop your knowledge and love for gardening.

Sailing from Canada to Greenland: NA Rock Garden Society

"Sailing from Canada to Greenland: Arctic Warming in the Northwest Passage" with Janice Swab, Professor Emerita, Meredith College. Cohosted by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum

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Digital Photography Essentials Workshop for Canon Photographers

This beginner class is for people with a Canon digital camera who are interested in learning how to successfully use their camera beyond automatic/program modes. The class concentrates on the five essential camera settings that have the most impact on the look of a photograph: focal length, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and white balance.

Keep Hope Alive: Winter Bloom and Other Plants of Interest – Plantsmen’s Tour

December brings the official start of winter and the year's shortest day. Despite this, gardens in the South are full of color and interesting plants that look their best in the winter. Tour around the JC Raulston Arboretum's grounds virtually as Doug shows us some of his favorite plants with winter interest.

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Digital Photography Essentials Workshop for Nikon Photographers

This beginner class is for people with a Nikon digital camera who are interested in learning how to successfully use their camera beyond automatic/program modes. The class concentrates on the five essential camera settings that have the most impact on the look of a photograph: focal length, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and white balance. We also discuss how to interpret the image histogram, a camera feedback mechanism, and use that information to adjust and optimize image exposure for the next shot.

Midweek with Mark: Rock Gardens I Have Loved

Midweek with Mark presentations is recorded and posted to the JC Raulston Arboretum's YouTube Channel the following Monday. Be sure to subscribe to our Channel for updates.