April 2018

Sunday

1

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

2

More History of Gardening
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

3

Plantsmen's Tour
"Raulston Blooms! Sneak Peek"
Mark Weathington, Director
1:00 pm

Wednesday

4

Thursday

5

Friday

6

18th Annual Birdhouse Competition
Part of Raulston Blooms!
10:00 am

JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale
Plant List Available
Part of Raulston Blooms!
4:00 pm
Members-only Preview Sale

Saturday

7

Raulston Blooms!
A Garden Festival for All Ages
9:00 am

JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale
Plant List Available
Part of Raulston Blooms!
9:00 am

18th Annual Birdhouse Competition
Part of Raulston Blooms!
9:00 am

Sunday

8

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

9

More History of Gardening
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Wednesday

11

Thursday

12

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"A Crack Epidemic … Keeping Crevice-loving Plants High and Dry Using Recycled Concrete"
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Garden
7:30 pm

Friday

13

Saturday

14

Project PLANTS Science Saturdays
9:00 am

Exploring iPhone Photography
Mary Doherty, Mary Doherty Photography
9:00 am

Sunday

15

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

16

More History of Gardening
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

17

Wednesday

18

Day Tripping to the Paul J. Ciener Botanic Garden
Full—Waitlist Started
8:30 am

Thursday

19

Photography Walk
Full—Waitlist Started
"Backgrounds"
Susan Bailey, Susan Bailey Photography
10:00 am

Wake County 4-H
Wake County 4-H Junior Master Gardeners Club
6:00 pm

Friday

20

Saturday

21

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
Cohosted by the JC Raulston Arboretum and the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society
“All the Presidents' Gardens"
Marta McDowell
10:00 am

Sunday

22

Groovy Gardeners
Badge Workshop for Junior Girl Scouts
2:00 pm–4:30 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

23

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
"Community Gardens: Why They Are Valuable to Our Communities?"
Rich Woynicz, Wake County Extension Master Gardener, and Ruthie Wofford, Communications and Outreach Coordinator at Capital Area Food Network
10:00 am

More History of Gardening
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

24

Wednesday

25

Thursday

26

Friday

27

Saturday

28

A Day of Self-care: Exploring Horticultural Therapy
Pamela Chance, Horticulture Therapist
9:00 am

Landscape Potential IV: Improving Curb Appeal Through Foundation Planting
Preston Montague, Landscape Designer and Botanical Illustrator
9:00 am

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full—Waitlist Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
10:00 am–6:30 pm

Sunday

29

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

30

More History of Gardening
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Denotes a children's program.