Plant-lover's Tour

"Plants to Make Your Momma Smile"
Tim Alderton, Research Technician

  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024 – 9:00 am10:00 am

Mother's Day is on the horizon and there's no better place than the JC Rauslton Arboretum to get inspiration for the perfect gift! Our marvelous collection of flowering plants is in full effect in the month of May, and you're bound to encounter a never-ending array of beautiful plants that will catch your eye and please the most special lady in your life. Come take a walk through our gardens with Tim Alderton, our Research Technician and Horticulturist Extraordinaire, as he shares his expertise and shows off some note-worthy plants that are guaranteed to make your Momma smile!

Plants to make your momma smile

Free for members, $5.00 for nonmembers.
Advance registration is not available.
Tour begins at the Visitor Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606.
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Contact the JCRA Education Team at for more information about this program.