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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.

Winter Symposium

"Creating a Successful Home Landscape: Where Ecology and Aesthetics Meet"
Featuring Brie Arthur, Bobbie Schwartz, and Anne Spafford

Saturday, February 17 – 8:00 am–12:00 pm

The seventh annual Winter Symposium focuses on integrating creative function into the home landscape in a way that is both beautiful and ecologically responsible. The schedule this year features three prominent professional landscape designers and home gardeners who lend their varied backgrounds and specialties to provide fresh vision for home landscapes.

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Events

Jan.

January

17

Wednesday

7:30 pm

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"The Surprising New World of Magnolias"
Gary Knox, Ph.D., Professor, Environmental Horticulture and Extension Specialist in Nursery Crops. North Florida Research and Education Center


Jan.

January

18

Thursday

2:00 pm

Photography Walk
"Black and White"
Susan Bailey, Susan Bailey Photography


Jan.

January

18

Thursday

6:00 pm

Wake County 4-H
Wake County 4-H Junior Master Gardeners Club


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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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