September 2021

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Wednesday
1

Garden Story Walk
"From the Garden"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Plant-lover's Tour
"Pollinator Plants for the Home Garden"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
3:00 pm
Online

Essential Photoshop—Photo Editing Beyond the Scope of Lightroom
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
6:30 pm
Online

Thursday
2

Garden Story Walk
"From the Garden"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Friday
3

Garden Story Walk
"Trees"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Saturday
4

Garden Story Walk
"Trees"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Sunday
5

Garden Story Walk
"Trees"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Monday
6

Garden Story Walk
"Trees"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Gardening Basics: Using Science to Grow Better Plants
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
In Person and Online

Tuesday
7

Plant-lover's Tour
"Pollinator Plants for the Home Garden"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
9:00 am
In Person

Garden Story Walk
"Trees"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Wednesday
8

Garden Story Walk
"Trees"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Midweek with Mark
"Beautiful Harvest—Landscape Plants with Edible Fruits"
Mark Weathington, Director
3:00 pm
Online

Thursday
9

Garden Story Walk
"Trees"
9:00 am–4:30 pm
In Person

Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13

Gardening Basics: Using Science to Grow Better Plants
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
In Person and Online

Tuesday
14

Lunch and Lit in the Garden
12:00 pm
In Person

Evening Garden Stroll
4:30 pm–7:30 pm

Wednesday
15

Deeper in the Garden at the JCRA
"Highlights of the Summer Color Trials"
Bernadette Clark, Bedding Plant Trials Coordinator, and Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
3:00 pm
Online

Thursday
16

I Spy! Tour
9:30 am
In Person

Friday
17

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

Saturday
18

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

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
"Gardens Inspired by Gertrude Jekyll and the Cottage Garden Style"
Mariel Tribby, Missouri Botanical Garden
10:00 am
Online

Sunday
19

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

Monday
20

Gardening Basics: Using Science to Grow Better Plants
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm
In Person and Online

Tuesday
21

Lunch and Lit in the Garden
12:00 pm
In Person

Wednesday
22

Gardening 101 at the JCRA
"Propagating Tender Perennials for Overwintering"
Tim Alderton, Research Technician
3:00 pm
Online

Thursday
23

I Spy! Tour
9:30 am
In Person

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Rescheduled for January 13, 2022

"The Colorful History of America's Plant Hardiness Zones, Including Our Zone 7(b)"
Thomas Packer, Wake County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer
7:30 pm
In Person and Online

Friday
24

Garden Story Walk
"A Grand Old Tree"
In Person

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

Saturday
25

Garden Story Walk
"A Grand Old Tree"
In Person

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

Crepe Myrtle Pruning Class and Demonstration
"A Tale of Love, Murder, and Proper Pruning"
Basil Camu, Leaf & Limb
9:00 am
In Person and Online

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full—Waitlist Started

Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
9:00 am
In Person

Beardless Iris Sale
Hosted by the Eastern North Carolina Iris Society in Cooperation with the JC Raulston Arboretum
10:00 am–1:00 pm
In Person

Sunday
26

Garden Story Walk
"A Grand Old Tree"
In Person

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

Monday
27

Garden Story Walk
"A Grand Old Tree"
In Person

Tuesday
28

Garden Story Walk
"A Grand Old Tree"
In Person

Lunch and Lit in the Garden
12:00 pm
In Person

Wednesday
29

Garden Story Walk
"A Grand Old Tree"
In Person

Horticulture Hour
JCRA Staff
3:00 pm
Online

New Naturalism: Site-specific Planting Design in Home Gardens
Kelly D. Norris, Horticulturist and Author
6:30 pm
Online

Thursday
30

Garden Story Walk
"A Grand Old Tree"
In Person

I Spy! Tour
9:30 am
In Person

Photography Walk
"Controlling Image Sharpness"
Mary Louise Ravese, Bella Vista Photography
1:30 pm
In Person

 

 


Denotes a children's program.