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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

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Saturday

8:30 am

Garden Soils Class
"If You Build It, They Will Come: Understanding and Improving Garden Soils"
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University


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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.