Welcome

The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes.

Plant Sale Buggy

Check out the Arboretum's Plant Sale Buggy the next time you're near the Arboretum. Most plants on the cart are $5.00 and $10.00. Availability changes frequently and is limited. Payments can be made using cash (no change available) or checks.

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Events

May.

7

Fri.

May.

7

Fri.

Family Garden Spot
Facebook Live Event
10:30 am

May.

8

Sat.

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I Spy! Tours

I Spy! Tours for children and families are a fun, interactive way to enjoy a guided walk through the Arboretum while exploring a topic of interest along the way!

Choose a topic, gather your group, and come out to enjoy an outdoor learning experience in the Arboretum gardens. Your hour-long experience starts at the Visitor Center where your tour guide gives your group an introduction to the JC Raulston Arboretum. With your tour guide, explore the gardens while focused on your chosen topic. At the end of the tour, pick up a Take & Make craft or science activity to complete at home.

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