Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Cosponsored with the North American Rock Garden Society
"The Maritime Alps—A Wealth of Plants on the Borders of Italy and France"
- Thursday, April 24, 2003 – 7:30 pm–9:00 pm
Malcolm McGregor has been growing alpine plants for 25 years and has been the Editor of the Saxifrage Society journal since 1993. He compiled the International Register: Saxifrages the Complete Cultivars and Hybrids in 1995 and (with Winton Harding) Saxifrages: the Complete List of Species in 1998.
He has traveled widely, particularly in the last ten years, in Europe, Turkey, North America, and the Himalayas looking at and photographing plants in the wild. Malcolm has been a professional lecturer for thirty years as well as having worked in arts administration and in writing computer software - he is now a freelance writer and artist, and an enthusiastic lecturer on alpine plants and gardening.
Since September 2000, Malcolm has been the Editor of the Scottish Rock Garden Club's publication. In 2001 he published "Saxifrages from Scratch," as well as leading a botanical tour to Turkey, and trips to Calgary and the U.S. West Coast as a visiting speaker.
- 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.