February 2020

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Saturday
1

Gardening in the South
Full—Waitlist Started

Sponsored by Leaf & Limb
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager, Mark Weathington, Director, and Rich Woynicz, Extension Master Gardener
8:00 am

Sunday
2
Monday
3

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
4

Plantsmen's Tour
"Peak of Winter Bloom"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
1:00 pm

Wednesday
5
Thursday
6
Friday
7
Saturday
8

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
"Hiking from Georgia to Maine: Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail"
Will Hembree, Research Specialist, Longwood Gardens
10:00 am

Sunday
9
Monday
10

Summer Camp Registration Opens to the Public
9:00 am

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12

Green Thumb Gardeners
Meet the Garden
12:30 pm

Thursday
13

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Botanical Treasures of New Zealand and Australia"
Pat McCracken, Garden Treasures
7:30 pm

Friday
14
Saturday
15

Winter Symposium
Full—Waitlist Started

"Where Design and Plants Become One"
Featuring Shannon Currey, Bob Lyons, and Elissa Steeves
8:00 am

Sunday
16
Monday
17

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19

Green Thumb Gardeners
Cool Season Vegetable Gardening
12:30 pm

Thursday
20
Friday
21

Open Garden Day at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Photography Walk
Canceled Due to Weather

"Abstract Macro Photography"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
10:00 am

Saturday
22

Open Garden Day at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Contain Your Enthusiasm
Full—Waitlist Started

Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
9:30 am

Introduction to Mushroom Foraging: Learn a Year's Worth of Wild Edible Mushrooms in One Day
Full—Waitlist Started

Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping
1:00 pm

Sunday
23

Open Garden Day at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Family Winter Scavenger Hunt
Full—Waitlist Started

2:30 pm

Monday
24

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
"Lawns: Their Establishment, Maintenance and Renovation"
Dennis Graban, Wake County Extension Master Gardener
10:00 am

History of Gardening: How Cultures, Events, and People Made Gardening What It Is Today
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26

Green Thumb Gardeners
Cool Season Vegetable Gardening
12:30 pm

Thursday
27
Friday
28

Open Garden Day at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Children's Winter Story Walk
New Date—Rescheduled Due to Weather

10:30 am

Saturday
29

Open Garden Day at Juniper Level Botanic Garden
8:00 am–5:00 pm

Deciduous Conifer Grafting Workshop
Leanne Kenealy, Plant Breeding and Nursery Technician
9:00 am


Denotes a children's program.