Day Tripping to Architectural Trees and Plantworks Nursery

New Date

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016 – 9:00 am3:45 pm

October 11 is "nursery day"! We're visiting Architectural Trees in the morning to browse, shop, and eat a packed lunch before heading to nearby Plantworks Nursery. Staff there will offer us a guided tour of their production processes. Plantworks Nursery wholesales ground covers and perennials. You might come home with a special cultivar of the JC Raulston Arboretum's signature Japanese maple from Architectural Trees.

Architectural Trees


9:00 am – Meet at Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, JC Raulston Arboretum
9:15 am – Depart JCRA
10:00 am – Arrive at Architectural Trees
12:30 pm – Depart Architectural Trees
1:00 pm – Arrive at Plantworks Nursery
3:00 pm – Depart Plantworks Nursery
3:45 pm – Arrive at JCRA


Please bring a lunch with you. We'll eat it at Architectural Trees before we leave for Plantworks Nursery.

$15.00 for members, $20.00 for nonmembers.
Advance registration is required. Please register online using our registration e-store. Registration is limited to 20 people and is considered complete when payment is received.
Program cancellations can be made up to two weeks prior to the program's start date. No refunds will be made after this time. A 15% cancellation fee applies.
The tour departs from the JC Raulston Arboretum at 4415 Beryl Road.
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this tour.