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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Horticultural Science

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Mark Weathington

Director, JC Raulston Arboretum

Extension, Faculty, Research

Ruby McSwain Education Center 115

919.513.7006

http://jcra.ncsu.edu

Selected Experience:

LOCATION TITLE YEAR
JC Raulston Arboretum Assistant Director and Curator of Collections 2007-present
Norfolk Botanical Garden Director of Horticulture and Maintenance 1999 – 2007
VA Marine Science Museum Horticulture Supervisor 1998-1999
Atlanta Botanical Garden Horticulturist 1996-1998
Laurel Creek Nursery Sales Associate 1991-1995
Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, VA Adjunct Faculty
Horticulture 201 and 202, Landscape Plant Materials
Horticulture 110, Introduction to Horticulture Science
2001-2006
The Virginian-Pilot (circulation 256,000) Freelance Writer
Weekly plant feature
Gardening Reminders column
Features on gardening techniques
1999-present
2001-present
2004-present
Virginia Gardener Magazine Freelance Writer
Monthly shrub feature
Coastal Region Report
2002-2006
2003-2006
2002-2005
HR Magazine Freelance Writer
“Ask the Experts” column
1999-2001

 

Professional Associations:

  • American Public Gardens Association
  • Advisory Committee member for Beautiful Gardens, a Virginia Plant Introduction and Promotion program
  • Garden Writers Association of America
  • IMLS Conservation Grant Reviewer
  • North American Rock Garden Society
  • American Conifer Society

Education

MS, Horticulture, Virginia Tech (1999)
BS, Horticulture, Virginia Tech (1995)
BS, Sociology, Virginia Tech (1995)