Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"Towards a Four Season Garden, a Look at Some of the Plants and Planting Techniques for Creating Gardens of Beauty and Interest Year Round"
Douglas Ruhren, Head Gardener, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

  • Thursday, November 20, 2003 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Gardens never need have a down time. There are plants for all seasons as well as plants with multiple seasons of interest. Not only will specific plants be discussed but also what makes for a plant of multiple seasons of interest. In addition to plant selections there are also some planting techniques that are useful as one strives for a four season garden.

Douglas Ruhren has an extensive horticultural background and has worked on projects at Montrose, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and Berkshire Botanical Garden and has worked at the JC Raulston Arboretum and Chatwood, a private garden. Doug is currently the Head Gardener at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont, NC. He earned a B.S. degree in Plant Science from Rutgers University.

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.