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4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

November 2017

Moonlight in the Garden

November 9, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Moonlight in the Garden returns to NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum with more lights, more nights! Bring your family and friends to this fun evening festival of lights to stroll through the gardens, listen to a live band, grab a bite to eat from a food truck, roast a marshmallow or two at the fire pits, and sip a cup of hot apple cider. It's a magical experience you don't want to miss. Moonlight in the Garden runs November…

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Moonlight in the Garden

November 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until November 18, 2017

JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Moonlight in the Garden returns to NC State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum with more lights, more nights! Bring your family and friends to this fun evening festival of lights to stroll through the gardens, listen to a live band, grab a bite to eat from a food truck, roast a marshmallow or two at the fire pits, and sip a cup of hot apple cider. It's a magical experience you don't want to miss. Moonlight in the Garden runs November…

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January 2018

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture – “The Surprising New World of Magnolias”

January 17, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"The Surprising New World of Magnolias" Presented by Gary Knox, Ph.D., Professor, Environmental Horticulture and Extension Specialist in Nursery Crops. North Florida Research and Education Center. Gary Knox, president of Magnolia Society International, will highlight some of the new species introduced and the precarious conservation status of recent discoveries. Moreover, he will showcase some of the new hybrid magnolias being developed for climates ranging from Zone 3 to Zone 10 with a focus on Zones 7–8! Free for Friends of…

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Photography Walk – “Black and White’

January 18, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Photography Walk - "Black and White'

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“Gardens and Travels” – North American Rock Garden Society Lecture

January 20, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by the members of the Piedmont Chapter of North American Rock Garden Society. Admission is free for their members and Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, otherwise $5.00.

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Botany for Gardeners

January 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Instructor: Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University. This is a seven session course with classes each Monday evening from 6:30-8:30 pm starting January 22, 2018 and ending on March 5, 2018. In this course, we will learn the basic botanical principles that are relevant to our gardening endeavors. We will talk about how plants are classified and named, how they are put together, how they grow and develop, and how they reproduce. All for the purpose of changing the…

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Plant Propagation Workshop

January 27, 2018 | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by JCRA staff, Tim Alderton, Research Technician, and Christopher Todd Glenn, Programs and Education Coordinator. Join JC Raulston Arboretum staff in this hands-on workshop and learn how to asexually propagate some of your favorite plants in the JC Raulston Arboretum's collections via hardwood cuttings. Waitlist: Registration is closed for this workshop since we've reached our maximum occupancy. We've started a waitlist. To be placed on the waitlist, please contact Chris Glenn at chris_glenn@ncsu.edu or (919) 513-7005

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JCRA Summer Camp registration

January 29, 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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JCRA Summer Camp registration opens for members January 29, 2018. Public camp registration begins on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:00 am. Registration links will be made available on each camp page when registration opens.

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February 2018

Garden Soils Class – “If You Build It, They Will Come: Understanding and Improving Garden Soils”

February 3, 2018 | 8:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by: Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University. This class will help us understand basic soil principles, and how we can use that understanding to improve our garden soils, properly prepare garden beds, reduce fertilizer inputs, compost, and maximize growth in our gardens. $50 for members, $60 for nonmembers. Advance registration is required.

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Plantsmen’s Tour – “Winter Perennials for Shade’

February 6, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Tour will be led by Mark Weathington, Director of the JCRA. Free for members, $5.00 for nonmembers. No advance registration necessary. Tour starts at the Wilder Visitor Center at the JCRA.

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

February 8, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by: Alton J. Banks, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, NC State University Free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.

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Project PLANTS Science Saturdays – “The Colors of Nature”

February 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Project PLANTS explores agriculture and horticulture sciences all year round with Science Saturdays—a Saturday morning science workshop to explore science concepts with hands-on projects and experiments! Workshops are open to Project PLANTS members and 7th grade middle school students. There is no charge for members of Project PLANTS, and a $30.00 registration fee for all others. Scholarships are available! Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store.

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“Plantsman Tour of Wyoming” – North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) lecture

February 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Tim Alderton, Nancy Doubrava, and Chris Glenn. The North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) lecture is cohosted by the JC Raulston Arboretum. Free for North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) members and Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, otherwise $5.00

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Photography Walk – “Indoor Flowers”

February 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Susan Bailey, Susan Bailey Photography We have three sessions on indoor photography of flowers and other natural subjects this year. Each class will cover a unique area of indoor photography. This first class will cover some basics and emphasize setting up simple subjects and a variety of backgrounds. $20.00 for members, $30.00 for nonmembers. Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store

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JCRA Winter Symposium – “Creating a Successful Home Landscape: Where Ecology and Aesthetics Meet”

February 17, 2018 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Featuring: Brie Arthur, Bobbie Schwartz, and Anne Spafford. The seventh annual Winter Symposium focuses on integrating creative function into the home landscape in a way that is both beautiful and ecologically responsible. Early registration (ends February 5, 2017): $50.00 for members, $65.00 for nonmembers Late registration (begins February 6, 2017): $65.00 for members, $80.00 for nonmembers. Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store.

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AG Tech Worlds Collide

February 21, 2018 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Japanese Ag Tech visits heart of US agribusiness. Urban Ag News and the Japan Plant Factory Association in coordination with the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry are pleased to announce a joint networking event with U.S.-based agriculture organizations and operations. Come and learn the answers to the BIG questions currently being addressed in the vertical farming and indoor agriculture industries around the world.   Speakers: Dr. Ricardo Hernandez: Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticultural Sciences in the…

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Children’s Winter Walk at the JC Raulston Arboretum

February 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Chase away the winter blues with a hike through the Arboretum's Winter Garden! Meet at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center ready for a fun time outside. From there, we will go to the Winter Garden, filled with beautiful evergreens, winter flowers, and sweet fragrances. After our walk, warm up inside with a good book and a fun winter craft to take home. Suggested for preschool and elementary aged children. Cost is $5.00 per child and a parent or caregiver…

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Family Winter Discovery at the JC Raulston Arboretum

February 25, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Chase away your family's winter blues with an afternoon at the JC Raulston Arboretum! Compete as a family on a winter scavenger hunt. Suggested for families with children in elementary and middle school. $15 for Arboretum member family. $20 for nonmember families. Space is limited. Please register online using our registration e-store. Meet at the Wilder Visitor Center where we will provide you with a list of winter items you need to find as fast as you can to score…

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March 2018

“The History of Gardening” Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

March 8, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"The History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today" - Presented by Bryce Lane. Who is considered the father of American Horticulture and why? How did the greenhouse get it's start? How did the tulip end up in Holland? Come join us as we learn about the historical events, people, and cultures that helped to make gardening what it is today. There are countless stories about how plants were discovered, gardening techniques invented, and…

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Project PLANTS -Science Saturdays

March 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"Adventures in Animal Science" - A program in plant science would be incomplete without looking at the humans and animals that rely on our crops and plants! Join us for a look at animals in our agriculture system- both at their cuteness and their commodity. Get your fill on the science craze! Project PLANTS explores agriculture and horticulture sciences all year round with Science Saturdays—a Saturday morning science workshop to explore science concepts with hands-on projects and experiments! Join us…

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Day Tripping with the JCRA to … Camellia Forest Nursery

March 12, 2018 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Our first day trip of the season is to Camellia Forest Nursery in Chapel Hill where we'll learn about camellia care, culture, and breeding from one of the experts in the field--David Parks. David has traveled to China and collected species other than the ones with which some of us are familiar. David has a highly esteemed breeding program and is developing some wonderfully colorful and shapely new camellias while also venturing into the wholesale market. Want to know how…

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“A Crack Epidemic … Keeping Crevice-loving Plants High and Dry Using Recycled Concrete”

March 12, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Garden.

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Day Tripping with the JCRA to … Camellia Forest Nursery

March 13, 2018 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Our first day trip of the season is to Camellia Forest Nursery in Chapel Hill where we'll learn about camellia care, culture, and breeding from one of the experts in the field--David Parks. David has traveled to China and collected species other than the ones with which some of us are familiar. David has a highly esteemed breeding program and is developing some wonderfully colorful and shapely new camellias while also venturing into the wholesale market. Want to know how…

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“Extinct Plants of North America” N.A. Rock Garden Society Lecture

March 17, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture ; Cohosted by the JC Raulston Arboretum "Extinct Plants of North America" presented by Wesley Knapp, North Carolina Natural Heritage Program Free for North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) members and Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, otherwise $5.00. No registration needed.

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“More History of Gardening Course” – JC Raulston Arboretum

March 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Bryce Lane. Mondays, March 19 through April 30, 2018 – 6:30 pm–8:30 pm Another history class about gardening? You bet! Come join us as we learn about the historical events, people, and cultures that helped to make gardening what it is today. Whether you took the JCRA "History of Gardening" class back in 2016 or not, this class is open to all.

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Magnolia Breeding and Propagation Seminar

March 23, 2018 | 8:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Kevin Parris who is a horticultural instructor and the curator at Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, South Carolina. He recently completed a research project with magnolias and received his M.S. from Clemson University, where he is currently working on a doctorate.Magnolias are among the oldest living flowering plants on the planet. So how do we duplicate these beauties or create our own riveting new crosses? Come learn with three experts the techniques of grafting, taking and growing cuttings, and…

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Spring Egg Hunt at JC Raulston Arboretum

March 27, 2018 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Welcome spring this year with the Seventh Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on Tuesday, March 27 and stays until Saturday, March 31 and is FREE. This isn't your typical egg hunt! In case you haven't participated before, here is how it works. There are brightly painted wooden eggs hidden throughout the Arboretum gardens. Begin your hunt by picking up an answer sheet in the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center. Search the Arboretum for the hidden eggs and write down the letters you…

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Special Spring Egg Hunt Storytime

March 28, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Come out to our Seventh Annual Spring Egg Hunt, and join us for a special Garden Storytime! We will find a beautiful spring garden to explore together, spread our picnic blankets, and enjoy a good story. Participants will also get to create a fun spring craft to take home and enjoy in their gardens. This program will be held rain or shine. Activities will be moved to a sheltered location if weather demands. Parent/Caregivers participate with children. Please plan to…

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Special Spring Egg Hunt Potato Madness at the JCRA

March 29, 2018 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Come out to our Seventh Annual Spring Egg Hunt, and stop by the yurt for Potato Madness! Bring your children by for a morning filled with potatoes. We will be making potato stamps, creating silly potato faces, and planting potatoes. Bring your sense of humor and be prepared to get silly. Activities are open from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. Stop by anytime during the open hours to participate, but please register ahead of time to save your spot! Suggested for preschool…

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April 2018

“Raulston Blooms! Sneak Peak” – JCRA Plantsmen’s Tour

April 3, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Tour led by Mark Weathington, Director of the JCRA. Free for members, $5.00 for nonmembers. Advance registration is not necessary. Tour begins at the Visitor Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Raulston Blooms! A Garden Festival for All Ages

April 7, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Learn, shop for your garden, get great ideas, and enjoy gourmet treats.

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JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale

April 7, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Ready for spring planting?

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18th Annual Birdhouse Competition and Display

April 7, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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It's that time of year again! The Birdhouse Competition returns to the JC Raulston Arboretum as part of Raulston Blooms! Birdhouse builders will receive a free ticket to attend Raulston Blooms! If making birdhouses is not your thing, then looking at them should be. The creations range from barrels of laughs to studies in craftsmanship and beauty. Pack up the whole brood and join the fun. This event is open to adults and children and is FREE to enter. If…

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“DNA Barcoding: Verifying Identity of Nursery Plants at JC Raulston Arboretum”

April 10, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Andrew Pais, JCRA Plant Records. Learn how scientists prepare DNA samples for DNA barcoding and use the resulting data to determine a plants identity in this hands-on class and demonstration. Andrew Pais will introduce how DNA samples are prepared from plants. Workshop participants will then have the opportunity to analyze sequence data previously prepared from DNA extracts collected from Arboretum plants. $5.00 for members; $10.00 for nonmembers Advance registration is required

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“Honey Harvest: Stay Sweet” – Project PLANTS Science Saturdays

April 14, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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""Honey Harvest: Stay Sweet"" -Throughout the year, Project PLANTS has been learning about apiculture—the science of keeping bees. After a long winter, our bees will be busy collecting pollen from all of the new blooms! It will be time to harvest honey, and to appreciate all of the delicious and useful reasons to celebrate bee products. Get your fill on the science craze! Project PLANTS explores agriculture and horticulture sciences all year round with Science Saturdays—a Saturday morning science workshop…

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“All the Presidents’ Gardens” – N.A. Rock Garden Society Lecture

April 21, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Marta McDowell, who teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden and consults for private clients and public gardens. Timber Press published All the Presidents' Gardens, which made the New York Times bestseller list and won a 2017 American Horticultural Society book award. Lecture is cohosted by the JC Raulston Arboretum and the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society. Free for North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) members and Friends of…

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“Groovy Gardeners” – Jr. Girl Scouts Badge Workshop at JCRA

April 22, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Tap into your inner gardener as you explore the gardens at the JC Raulston Arboretum and work toward completing your Gardener badge! Scouts will learn about different plants and gardening styles, make a dream garden collage, create an experiment to take home, and plant a container garden to care for at home. Junior Girl Scouts (4th and 5th graders). $15 per girl scout. No cost for adult attending with individual or troop. Space is limited to 30 scouts, so advance…

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A Day of Self-care: Exploring Horticultural Therapy

April 28, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Pamela Chance, Horticulture Therapist Did you know that plants can be as good for your mind as they are for your body? Horticultural therapy utilizes plants in order to benefit your mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and intellectual well-being. Join Pam Chance to learn more about horticultural therapy and enjoy a day of self-care with other friends of the Arboretum. Planned activities include a getting-to-know-you and goal setting segment, a talk on horticultural therapy 's history and the various…

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Landscape Potential IV: Improving Curb Appeal Through Foundation Planting

April 28, 2018 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Preston Montague, Landscape Designer and Botanical Illustrator. Landscape Potential IV will introduce participants to the planning and implementation strategies design professionals use to create harmony between the house and the landscape through foundation planting. This class includes an introduction to foundation planting design, tips for successful planting, and explores the best annual, perennial, shrub, and tree species for quick results. Practicum Practicums are available to give homeowners one-on-one time with Preston so that he can help with solving…

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A Day of Self-care: Exploring Horticultural Therapy

April 28, 2018 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Presented by Pamela Chance, Horticulture Therapist. Did you know that plants can be as good for your mind as they are for your body? Horticultural therapy utilizes plants in order to benefit your mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, and intellectual well-being. Join Pam Chance to learn more about horticultural therapy and enjoy a day of self-care with other friends of the Arboretum. Planned activities include a getting-to-know-you and goal setting segment, a talk on horticultural therapy 's history and the various…

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Recreational Tree Climbing at the JC Raulston Arboretum

April 28, 2018 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Recreational tree climbing is coming to the JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh! Climb with your friends and family into the canopy of one of our majestic oak trees and experience the JCRA like you never have before. Patrick Brandt, founder of Piedmont Tree Climbing, will provide all the needed gear and instruction. Before you know it you'll be 40' to 50' high in the canopy having experiencing a view that few humans ever enjoy. Climbers must be six years old…

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May 2018

JC Raulston Arboretum Gala in the Garden and Rare Plant Auction

May 6, 2018 | 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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This signature event is designed for passionate gardeners, featuring rare and hard-to-find plants. Enjoy a wonderful afternoon at the JC Raulston Arboretum with wine, craft beer, and light hors d'oeuvres. The highlight of the event will be a live auction during which a selection of very rare, very special plants will go under the gavel. Other collectible plants and garden items will be offered during a silent auction. The proceeds raised each year are the critical unrestricted funds used for…

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Day Tripping with the JCRA to …Paul J. Ciener Botanic Garden

May 18, 2018 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Enjoy a spring day at the Paul J. Ciener Botanic Garden in Kernersville. Adrienne Roethling, curator, will guide us through the gardens during our visit. This garden is one that keeps expanding and is a delight to visit year-round with its wide variety of bulbs, shrubs, and trees. Designs include raised beds for vegetables, a sidewalk border that glows even in the winter, and sample gardens the public can adapt, as well as a parking lot that is anything but…

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November 2019

Moonlight in the Garden

November 7, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Moonlight in the Garden returns with more lights this November. Food trucks, live music, marshmallows and fire pits—they're all back. Don't miss the only opportunity to experience the JC Raulston Arboretum after dark. We'll open our gates each evening for you, your family and friends to explore this nighttime wonder custom designed and installed by John Garner and his team at Southern Lights of Raleigh. Visit the JC Raulstron Arboretum for Moonlight in the Garden on Thursday, November 7, 2019…

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July 2020

Webinar – Midweek with Mark – JC Raulston Arboretum

July 1, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Every Wednesady at 3pm join JC Raulston Arboretum director Mark Weathington on Zoom for a talk about gardening in the south. https://jcra.ncsu.edu/midweek/

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August 2020

Webinar – Midweek with Mark – JC Raulston Arboretum

August 19, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Every Wednesady at 3pm join JC Raulston Arboretum director Mark Weathington on Zoom for a talk about gardening in the south. https://jcra.ncsu.edu/midweek/

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Webinar – Midweek with Mark – JC Raulston Arboretum

August 26, 2020 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Every Wednesady at 3pm join JC Raulston Arboretum director Mark Weathington on Zoom for a talk about gardening in the south. https://jcra.ncsu.edu/midweek/

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