Plant-lover's Tour

"Highlights and History of the Southall Memorial Garden, Boxwood Collection, and More"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager

  • Tuesday, February 2, 2021 – 1:00 pm2:30 pm

The Southall Memorial Garden is dedicated to the memory of an outstanding NC State University horticulture professor, Russell Southall, Ph.D., who taught plant materials from 1966 to 1978. He was greatly loved by his students and inspired an interest in plants to many people. His untimely death in 1979 lead to the concept of this garden as a hemlock tree grove containing many of his favorite plants and a space that could be used as an outdoor classroom. Join Douglas Ruhren, gardens manager, on a tour through this garden and the nearby Boxwood Collection to see what's looking great in the middle of winter.

Southall Memorial Garden

Join the Online Presentation

Visit the URL below to join the program:

https://jcra.ncsu.edu/plant-lovers-tour/

In case there are any last-minute changes, please check your e-mail for any updates.

Cost
Free.
Registration
Please register online at https://jcra.ncsu.edu/plantsmens-tour/. You will be sent an e-mail with instructions on how to join us online if you register before the program begins. If you register once it's started, you'll be taken directly to the online program.
Location
Online. The instructions to join us live will be posted in this announcement a few days prior to the event's start date.
Questions
Please contact Chris Glenn at chris_glenn@ncsu.edu for more information about this tour.