lawn and garden

Jul 30, 2015

Turf field day set for Aug. 12

NC State University’s Turfgrass Field Day is an annual opportunity for members of the public and the green industry to learn turf-related tips and tricks that are rooted in research. This year's event takes place Wednesday, Aug. 12.

May 6, 2015

A Rosy Day for the 2015 Gala in the Garden

This year’s gala theme was Stop and Smell the Roses, in commemoration of the completion of the Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden, which has been moved and enlarged.

Apr 22, 2015

Phoenix rises again in new location

The bamboo sculpture now soars near Bragaw Hall and along the Art-to-Heart Greenway.

Mar 30, 2015

Top-Notch: NC State hosts national “Olympics of landscaping”

The CALS Horticultural Science Department hosted this year’s renewal of the annual PLANET competitive training and career recruitment event that drew more than 850 college students from 65 of the nation’s top horticulture and landscape programs.

Sep 24, 2014

Bilderbacks launch endowment to support JCRA programs for children

The Linda and Theodore (Ted) Bilderback Endowment for the JC Raulston Arboretum Children’s Program will be a “legacy to future generations of budding horticulturists.”

Apr 14, 2014

‘Apostle for horticulture’ Bryce Lane creates student travel endowment

During his 32-year career, Bryce Lane led students on many national field trips and competitions, as well as international excursions, where he introduced students to world horticulture practices. Creating a fund to support travel opportunities for horticulture students seemed a natural choice as his parting gift to the Department of Horticultural Science when he retired.

Feb 12, 2014

Rising phoenix is professor’s swan song

As Professor Will Hooker, of horticultural science, prepared to retire, he led his students in one more experience of designing and building. They crafted an appropriately avian-themed sculpture as the swan song project under Hooker’s direction.

Aug 8, 2013

2013 Arb Gala is an elegant Asian Reflection

The April 28 Gala in the Garden, the annual garden party and fundraiser at JC Raulston Arboretum, came with cool temperatures and April showers, yet it was as magical and beautiful as ever. This year’s theme was “An Asian Reflection.”

Aug 8, 2013

Betty Moseley receives valuable financial education, courtesy of Cooperative Extension

Betty Moseley, a retired dietitian living in Oxford, thought that she knew all there was to know about saving money. So when her North Carolina Cooperative Extension agent suggested that she sign up for the “Get the Money Monkey Off Your Back!” class series, she was skeptical. But now, she's saving what she calls "real money."

Aug 6, 2013

N.C. State University Turfgrass Field Day is Aug. 14

N.C. State University's Turfgrass Field Day will be held in Raleigh at the Lake Wheeler Turfgrass Research Lab, Aug. 14, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. The field day is held once a year and offers the industry and general public a chance to view the Turfgrass Program’s ongoing research trials and speak directly with N.C. State faculty and staff.