Welcome

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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The JC Raulston Arboretum provides incredible hands-on opportunities for students of all ages.  Your support keeps us relevant. Improving and maintaining our facilities is vital to ensuring we remain the South’s leading teaching garden. Please consider investing in the items we need most.

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Events

Jan.

January

19

Saturday

10:00 am

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
"Elizabeth Lawrence and Her Influence on Southern Gardening"
Doug Ruhren, Gardens Manager, and Edith Eddleman, JCRA Volunteer


Jan.

January

20


Jan.

January

21


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Internship Opportunities

The JC Raulston Arboretum is accepting applications for horticulture internships for 2019. Interns will receive valuable experience in public horticulture, plant id, plant records, gardening, propagation and much more at one of the nation’s premiere plant collections.

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The JC Raulston Arboretum’s Children’s Program
serves over 3,500 children a year. This summer, you
can help create and deliver science-based lessons to
homeschoolers, girl scouts, and local families. The
education intern will also work alongside a certified
teacher in our summer camps working with preschool
through middle school campers. Gain experience
while having fun in the gardens this summer!

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The participation and engagement of our community partners is essential for the JCRA to fulfill its horticultural and educational mission. We thank these supporters.