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.
Sustainable Practices in Landscaping
Presented by the JC Raulston Arboretum and the NC Composting Council
Thursday, July 26, 2018 – 8:30 am–4:00 Pm
Landscape and green industry professionals are invited to attend this exceptional all-day conference held in partnership with the NC Composting Council. Come learn how to push your business towards more environmentally-friendly practices as leading industry players provide keynote talks on topics such as establishing soil health, maintaining turfgrass sustainably, and choosing low-impact plants. The conference will end with a session on successfully marketing your green business to customers and a panel discussion with our keynote speakers!
Don’t miss this chance to be a part of revolutionizing the "original green industry!"
Summer Gardening Symposium
Featuring Bryce Lane, Anne Spafford, and Mark Weathington
Saturday, July 28, 2018 – 8:30 am–12:00 pm
New gardeners and those that recently moved the Triangle are invited to participate in a new symposium at the JC Raulston Arboretum that's designed just for them. Bryce Lane, Anne Spafford, and Mark Weathington will discuss sustainable gardening techniques, landscape design, and top plants for our area, respectively.
The participation and engagement of our community partners is essential for the JCRA to fulfill its horticultural and educational mission. We thank these supporters.