Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"From Nature to Nursery: What It Takes to Tame a Wild Plant"
Mark Weathington, Assistant Director and Curator of Collections

  • Thursday, February 18, 2010 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Getting new plants into the nursery trade is what the JC Raulston Arboretum is all about. What does it take to collect wild plants and move them into the landscape? Find out some of the challenges and successes encountered by the Arboretum in plant collecting.

Free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.
Advance registration is not available.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this lecture.