April 2018

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

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
Entries Accepted

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
Show

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

 

 

 

 

 


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