October 2021

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Friday
1

Garden Story Walk
"Leaf Jumpers"
9:00 am
In Person

Saturday
2

Friends of the Arboretum Annual Plant Distribution
Final Plant List Now Available

9:00 am
In Person

Garden Story Walk
"Leaf Jumpers"
9:00 am
In Person

Sunday
3

Garden Story Walk
"Leaf Jumpers"
9:00 am
In Person

Monday
4

Garden Story Walk
"Leaf Jumpers"
9:00 am
In Person

Tuesday
5

Garden Story Walk
"Leaf Jumpers"
9:00 am
In Person

Lunch and Lit in the Garden
12:00 pm
In Person

Plant-lover's Tour
"The Mixed Border and the Concept Behind It"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
1:00 pm
In Person

Wednesday
6

Garden Story Walk
"Leaf Jumpers"
9:00 am
In Person

Plant-lover's Tour
"Plant Sale Sneak Peek"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager, and Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm
Online

New Naturalism: Site-specific Planting Design in Home Gardens
Kelly D. Norris, Horticulturist and Author
6:30 pm
Online

Thursday
7

Garden Story Walk
"Leaf Jumpers"
9:00 am
In Person

I Spy! Tour
10:00 am
In Person

Friday
8
Saturday
9
Sunday
10
Monday
11

All About Pruning: Theory, Tools, Technique, and Timing
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
In Person and Online

Tuesday
12

Lunch and Lit in the Garden
12:00 pm
In Person

Evening Garden Stroll
4:30 pm–7:30 pm
In Person

Wednesday
13

Midweek with Mark
"South American Stunners—Hardy Plants from Our Neighbors Down South"
Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm
Online

New Naturalism: Site-specific Planting Design in Home Gardens
Kelly D. Norris, Horticulturist and Author
6:30 pm
Online

Thursday
14

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Let's Talk Pollinator Gardening: Plan, Plant, and Maintain Successful and Beautiful Pollinator Gardens"
Danesha Seth Carley, Ph.D., and Anne M. Spafford, M.L.A., Associate Professors, Department of Horticultural Science
7:30 pm
In Person and Online

Friday
15
Saturday
16

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
Cohosted by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum
"Distinctive Texas Native Plants Ideal for Rock Gardens in the Piedmont"
Adam Black, Freelance Plant Hunter
10:00 am
Online

Sunday
17
Monday
18

All About Pruning: Theory, Tools, Technique, and Timing
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
In Person and Online

Tuesday
19

Lunch and Lit in the Garden
12:00 pm
In Person

Wednesday
20

Deeper in the Garden at the JCRA
"Bulbs: It's Time to Plant"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
3:00 pm
Online

Thursday
21

Exploring the Diversity of Camellias
Brie Arthur, Author, Horticulturist, and Lifelong Home Gardener
6:30 pm
In Person and Online

Friday
22

Garden Story Walk
9:00 am
In Person

Saturday
23

Fern Propagation Workshop
Bob Payne, Wake County Extension Master Gardener
9:00 am
In Person

Garden Story Walk
9:00 am
In Person

Sunday
24

Garden Story Walk
9:00 am
In Person

Monday
25

Garden Story Walk
9:00 am
In Person

All About Pruning: Theory, Tools, Technique, and Timing
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
In Person and Online

Tuesday
26

Garden Story Walk
9:00 am
In Person

Lunch and Lit in the Garden
12:00 pm
In Person

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic: Organizing and Editing Your Photographs
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
6:30 pm
Online

Wednesday
27

Garden Story Walk
9:00 am
In Person

Gardening 101 at the JCRA
"Fall Is for Planting—Getting Your Plants Off to a Strong Start"
Barb Fair, Associate Professor, and Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm
Online

Thursday
28

Garden Story Walk
9:00 am
In Person

I Spy! Tour
10:00 am
In Person

Photography Walk
"Top Tips for Photographing Fall Color"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
10:00 am
In Person

Friday
29
Saturday
30

Propagating Woody Plants from Seed
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
9:00 am
In Person and Online

The Nature of Drawing: Fall Studio
Full—Waitlist Started

Preston Montague, Landscape Designer and Botanical Illustrator
9:00 am
In Person

Sunday
31

Creative Abstract Photography Class and Workshops
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
1:00 pm
Online

 

 

 

 

 

 


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