Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"Creating the Tropical Look with Hardy and Tender Plants"
Doug Ruhren, Head Gardener, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

  • Thursday, November 17, 2005 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Have fun and celebrate (the heat and humidity of) summer by creating a tropical garden. Do it the easier way and build it on a backbone of winter hardy tropical-looking plants such as hardy palms, bananas, and many others. Be surprised by a number of unexpectedly hardy plants. Flesh it out with a wide range of irresistible tender treasures.

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. Bring your membership card to check in quickly, but as always, we will have a membership list at registration.
Advance registration is not available.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 515-3132 for more information about this event.