Friends of the Arboretum Lecture Cancellation and Winter Weather Announcement
Wednesday evening's Friends of the Arboretum Lecture has been canceled due to the expected winter weather. The JC Raulston Arboretum follows the UNC System Adverse Weather Policy. If NC State announces the policy is in effect for Wednesday, please note that buildings will be closed and staff won't be on site. The JCRA's grounds will be open to visitors.
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.
"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.
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
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.