Garden Buds

Thursday Session Canceled Due to Hurricane Michael

Pumpkin Spice

Thursday, October 11, 2018 – 10:30 am–12:00 pm
Friday, October 12, 2018 – 10:30 am–12:00 pm

Join us in the Education Yurt for October's Garden Buds program on pumpkins! Pumpkins are round and bumpy. Pumpkins can be small or big. Pumpkins make festive decorations and make us happy for fall! Spend the morning having fun with your little one exploring pumpkins.

pumpkin with labeled parts

Garden Buds is a hands-on, seasonal themed program for preschool aged children. Exploration is through self guided hands-on activities, creative art projects, garden walks, and stories. Parents and caregivers stay with their children and guide their children through the activities.

Suggested for ages three to five with parent/adult.
$5.00 per child for Arboretum family members, $7.00 per child for nonmembers (no charge for adult)
Spaces are limited; advance registration is suggested. Online registration link is coming soon!
Although we understand that unexpected things happen, cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to event will not receive a refund.
The Yurt, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please contact Elizabeth Overcash, children's program coordinator, at or (919) 513-7011.