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

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
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
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
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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