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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.

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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

Dec.

December

13

Thursday

2:00 pm

Photography Walk
Full—Waitlist Started
"Indoor Macro"
Susan Bailey, Susan Bailey Photography


Dec.

December

13

Thursday

7:30 pm

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"Diagnosing and Solving Problems: Step One to Garden Solutions"
Frank Louws, Ph.D., Head, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University


Dec.

December

14

Friday

10:00 am

Holiday Creations



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Discover what's in flower at the Arboretum, plus other fantastic plant features that are not to be missed. Click on a thumbnail below to view an individual photograph gallery.

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