The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes.

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Gala in the Garden

Stop and Smell the Roses

Sunday, May 3, 2015
3:30 pm–7:00 pm

Stop and Smell the Roses … at a garden party that will entertain your family, friends, and business associates … while supporting the JC Raulston Arboretum.

To learn more or to register online, please visit the Gala's announcement.

For questions, please contact Kathy Field at (919) 513-0264 or kathy_field@ncsu.edu.

Please note the Arboretum is closed to the public on Sunday, May 3 for the Gala in the Garden.

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Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden

Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden

The construction crew finished the work in the Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden and turned the garden over to the horticultural staff for bed preparation and planting. Join us at the May 3 Gala in the Garden for the Rose Garden's dedication.







2:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour





1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Homeschool Day
Celebrate the Earth





10:00 am

Girl Scout Program
Daisies: Flower Garden

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An Evening with the Explorers

Bloomin' Bucks

Support the JCRA through Your Brent and Becky's Bulbs Order

Bloomin' Bucks with Brent and Becky's Bulbs is a fundraising program designed to earn the JC Raulston Arboretum and other select nonprofit organizations cash for every order received through the Brent and Becky's Bulbs Web site. When placing your order with Brent and Becky's Bulbs, be sure to select the JC Raulston Arboretum as your choice to support. Orders for summer items will qualify for Bloomin' Bucks from mid-January through mid-May. Fall planted items will qualify for Bloomin' Bucks from mid-March through mid-November.

Be sure to visit the JCRA often this spring and summer to see the 10,000+ bulbs we received from Brent and Becky's this year in full flower.