Day of Giving

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – 10:00 am6:00 pm

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It’s time to come together for the future.
To be bolder for the now and show your support for the Arboretum.

Day of Giving Challenge
101 Individual Donations = $20,000

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101 just took a whole new meaning. Our very generous Board of Advisors has issued a Day of Giving challenge and we need your help. If we can get 101 individual donations during the Day of Giving campaign, our Board will donate $20,000! That’s a lot of zeros and we need your help.

Show your support for the Arboretum. No gift is too small.
Visit the Arboretum's Day of Giving portal and donate now.
Your donation counts more than ever.

You know we love talking plants! And we especially love talking plants with people who share our passion for horticulture. Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum, has personally invited horticultural leaders from around the world who inspire him to join us during our live broadcast.

Join us live on Wednesday, March 24, when we will be talking plants with these renowned plant lovers.

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Schedule at a Glance (subject to change)

10:00 am
Mark Weathington, Director, JC Raulston Arboretum
11:00 am
Matthew Pottage, Curator, RHS Garden Wisley, England
11:30 am
Todd Lasseigne, Director, Belligrath House and Garden (former JCRA assistant director)
12:00 pm
Rebecca Turk, Director of Programming, Huntsville Botanical Garden (former JCRA graduate student)
12:30 pm
Tony Avent, Proprietor, Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Garden
1:00 pm
Tony Kirkham, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
1:30 pm
Bob Lyons, Former JCRA Director
2:00 pm
Brie Arthur, Professional Horticulturist and Lifelong Gardener, and Kelly Norris, Modern Plantsmen and Horticulturist
2:30 pm
John Grimshaw, Director, Yorkshire Arboretum, England
3:00 pm
Gardening 101 at the JCRA
"Dividing Perennials"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager, JC Raulston Arboretum
4:45 pm
Taylor Leesnitzer and Rachel Burress, Former JCRA Interns
5:15 pm
Andrew Bunting, Director of Horticulture, Pennsylvania Horticulture Society
5:45 pm
Mark Weathington, Director, JC Raulston Arboretum

Visit the Arboretum's Day of Giving portal and donate now.
Your donation counts more than ever.
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