April 2020

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Wednesday
1

Green Thumb Gardeners
Canceled

Vegetable Gardening
12:30 pm

Midweek with Mark
"Ahead of the Curve or Behind the 8-Ball—New, Rare, and Unusual Perennials"
Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm

Thursday
2
Friday
3

20th Annual Birdhouses and Beyond Competition
Canceled

Part of Raulston Blooms!
10:00 am–6:00 pm
Entries Accepted

Virtual Garden Storytime
Tulips
10:00 am

JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale
Postponed

Part of Raulston Blooms!
4:00 pm–7:00 pm
Members-only Preview Sale

Saturday
4

Raulston Blooms!
Canceled

A Garden Festival for All Ages
10:00 am–4:00 pm

20th Annual Birdhouses and Beyond Competition
Canceled

Part of Raulston Blooms!
10:00 am–4:00 pm
Show

JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale
Postponed

Part of Raulston Blooms!
10:00 am–4:00 pm

Sunday
5

Arboretum Guided Tour
Canceled

Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
6

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Accepting Registrations for Online Participants

Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
Class Offered Online

Tuesday
7

Plantsmen's Tour
Canceled

"Herbaceous Highlights of Spring"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
1:00 pm

Wednesday
8

Midweek with Mark
"Araliads I Have Loved"
Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm

Thursday
9

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Canceled—Rescheduled for September 10

"How Trees Can Save the World—And What You Can do to Help"
Basil Camu, Leaf & Limb
7:30 pm

Friday
10

Virtual Garden Storytime
Seeds
10:00 am

Saturday
11

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Canceled (Additional Class Offered on Saturday, May 9)

Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
10:00 am–6:30 pm

Sunday
12

Arboretum Guided Tour
Canceled

Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
13

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Accepting Registrations for Online Participants

Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
Class Offered Online

Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15

Midweek with Mark
"Underused and Unusual Hydrangeas for Gardens"
Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm

Thursday
16

Photography Walk
Canceled

"Photograph Composition—Key Guidelines for Strong Photograph Design in the Garden"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
10:00 am

Friday
17

Virtual Garden Storytime
Bugs
10:00 am

Saturday
18

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
Canceled

Cohosted by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum
"NARGS Fall-Bulbs of Greece Tour"
Cyndy Cromwell, Nancy Doubrava, and David White, Piedmont Chapter Members
10:00 am

Sunday
19

Arboretum Guided Tour
Canceled

Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
20

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Accepting Registrations for Online Participants

Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
Class Offered Online

Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22

Midweek with Mark
"Slave to the Goddess Flora—Secrets of a Lazy Gardener"
Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm

Thursday
23
Friday
24

Virtual Garden Storytime
Garden Walk
10:00 am

Saturday
25
Sunday
26

Arboretum Guided Tour
Canceled

Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday
27

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
Canceled

"DIY—Purchasing and Installing Healthy Plants"
Rachel Strauss, Wake County Extension Master Gardener
10:00 am

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Accepting Registrations for Online Participants

Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
Class Offered Online

Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29

Midweek with Mark
"Living Art—Planting for Architectural Interest"
Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm

Thursday
30
 

 


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