Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Heirloom Seed Catalogs: Reflections on our Horticultural Past"
Denny Werner, Director, JC Raulston Arboretum
- Thursday, November 2, 2006 – 7:30 pm–9:00 pm
Heirloom seed catalogs contain a treasure-trove of horticultural history. In this presentation, Denny will discuss the horticultural highlights and history contained in the pages of heirloom seed catalogs, focusing on the catalogs of the W. Atlee Burpee Seed Company, the leading U.S. seedman for home gardeners for much of the 20th century. Denny's seed catalog collection will be on display for all to enjoy.
Please join us for Bobby Wilder's endowment signing and reception at 7:00 PM.
- 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. Bring your membership card to check in quickly, but as always, we will have a membership list at registration.
- Advance registration is not available.
- Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
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- Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
- Please call (919) 515-3132 for more information about this event.