Lectures

Learn from noted horticulturists and top industry professionals in our popular JCRA lectures. From new plant introductions, green industry trends, and exotic exploration trips in search of new plants, we cover a variety of timely, cutting edge topics that appeal to both home and professional gardeners.

Along with specially scheduled lectures, our monthly Friends of the Arboretum Lecture series covers the entire spectrum of horticulture. FOA Lectures are free for members and $5.00 for guests.

Upcoming Lectures

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
"Backyard Composting: The Magic of the Microbes"
Monica Gaal
Monday, May 23, 2022 – 10:00 am

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
"Seasonal Plants in Container Gardens: Thrills, Spills, and Fills"
Tracy Thomasson
Monday, June 27, 2022 – 10:00 am

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
"Got Shade? Plant Selection, Including Some Unusual Perennials, and a Few Challenges You May Face in Shade Gardening"
Bob Payne
Monday, July 25, 2022 – 10:00 am