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A banana split sundae with cherries and whipped cream

Aug 11, 2021

5 Must-Dos as a CALS Student

Whether you're new to CALS or NC State, or you just haven’t gotten around to it, here are five things every College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student should do before the new school year is over. 

Jan 7, 2021

Plant Taxonomy and Nomenclature

An eight-week class that helps the home gardener understand how plants are organized, classified, and named. All too often we don’t know much about the plants we select for our home gardens. When we understand plant taxonomy and nomenclature, we are more equipped to select and care for all the plants we grow in our gardens. Did you know that most plants have two to three different kinds of names? That can lead to tremendous uncertainty and confusion for the home gardener. In this class, we will learn and use botanical knowledge about plant classification and naming to improve our gardening activities! 

Jan 7, 2021

Plant Taxonomy and Nomenclature

An eight-week class that helps the home gardener understand how plants are organized, classified, and named. All too often we don’t know much about the plants we select for our home gardens. When we understand plant taxonomy and nomenclature, we are more equipped to select and care for all the plants we grow in our gardens. Did you know that most plants have two to three different kinds of names? That can lead to tremendous uncertainty and confusion for the home gardener. In this class, we will learn and use botanical knowledge about plant classification and naming to improve our gardening activities! 

Jan 7, 2021

Plant Taxonomy and Nomenclature

An eight-week class that helps the home gardener understand how plants are organized, classified, and named. All too often we don’t know much about the plants we select for our home gardens. When we understand plant taxonomy and nomenclature, we are more equipped to select and care for all the plants we grow in our gardens. Did you know that most plants have two to three different kinds of names? That can lead to tremendous uncertainty and confusion for the home gardener. In this class, we will learn and use botanical knowledge about plant classification and naming to improve our gardening activities! 

Seven-year-old boy poses with the container garden on his deck

Nov 6, 2020

Grow Box Gets Kids Growing — Fall Vegetables, That Is

The hectic pace that comes with children can make it hard to slow down, spend time with each other and celebrate cherished relationships. Enter the Grow Box. 

Flowers in bloom

Apr 7, 2020

Special Delivery: Flowers from Raulston Arboretum

The JC Raulston Arboretum might be temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you can still experience spring and all the beautiful blooms from the comfort of your home. 

Front gate of 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. 

flowers near the NC State Memorial Belltower

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. 

Photo of garden lights at night

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. 

NC State belltower on a sunny day

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.