JC Raulston Arboretum

Apr 17, 2019

Arboretum’s Annual Garden Party, Rare Plant Auction Set for May 5​​​​​​

Make plans now to attend the JC Raulston Arboretum's annual spring garden party and plant auction on May 5.

Jan 15, 2019

CALS Alum and Professor Recognized for Nursery Industry Impacts

Two horticulturists with ties to NC State are honored for ways they've helped enhance the Southern nursery industry.

Oct 2, 2018

Magical Exhibition to Illuminate Raulston Arboretum

For seven nights in November, the magical lighting exhibition Moonlight in the Garden will illuminate and showcase NC State's JC Raulston Arboretum.

Sep 5, 2018

Planting a Seed for Future Generations

In the more than 40 years that Scott and Rebecca Rothney have lived in Raleigh, the couple has seen firsthand how NC State benefits the surrounding area. It was this dedication to community that inspired them to make a planned gift to the university that will support the JC Raulston Arboretum.

May 3, 2018

Program Plants Leaders in Agriculture and Science

Rising 7th and 8th graders can dig into science through Project PLANTS' exploratory field trips and hands-on projects in horticulture and agriculture. Students examine the scientific world and have the chance to develop positive social connections.

Apr 24, 2018

Five Fun Facts: NC State’s JC Raulston Arboretum

Dubbed Raleigh’s “hidden gem,” NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum is a peaceful place to enjoy thousands of plants from all around the world. Arboretum Director Mark Weathington outlines five reasons to check it out.

Mar 23, 2018

Destination: Raulston Arboretum

NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum is becoming a popular destination for plant experts: Over the next six months, it will host tours for three national and international plant groups.

Jun 21, 2017

Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow

You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn.

May 22, 2017

Expand Your Garden Palette with Choice Plants

Looking for something new to spruce up your yard or garden? For those in the Southeast or mid-Atlantic, JC Raulston Arboretum’s Choice Plants program has several recommendations.

Apr 24, 2017

Gala in the Garden

Gala in the Garden at the JC Raulston Arboretum is much more than an annual garden party. At this event, you’ll be able to enjoy great food and drinks, a stroll around the gardens and the chance to bid on […]