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The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed botanic garden located in Raleigh, North Carolina with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the southeast United States. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes. Open to the public every day of the year. Free admittance.

Landscape Field Day | JC Raulston Arboretum

Landscape Color and Professional Field Day

Thursday, July 11, 2024 – 8:45 AM–3:00 PM

Presented by NC State's Department of Horticultural Science and the JC Raulston Arboretum, the 2024 Landscape Color and Professional Field Day for a day filled with helpful information for green industry professionals. The subject matter is across the board, giving professionals a wide variety of interesting topics they'll find useful in their daily tasks.

This program has been approved for continuing education credits by the NC Landscape Contractors' Licensing Board and the International Society of Arboriculture.

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photo of Magnolia Serendipty at the JC Raulston Arboretum

Events

Jun.

14

Fri.

Garden Critters
Full—Waitlist Started
9:00 am

Jun.

15

Sat.

Native Pollinators
"Lessons Learned 'Keeping' Backyard Native Bees"
Karen DiDonato
9:30 am

Jun.

17

Mon.

Nature Detectives
Full—Waitlist Started
9:00 am

Jun.

18

Tue.

Nature Detectives
Full—Waitlist Started
9:00 am

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Plant buggy | Plant sale at the JC Raulston Arboretum

Plant Sale Buggy

Check out the Arboretum's Plant Sale Buggy when you visit. Located outside the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, it’s a great spot to find choice and unusual plants for your garden. New plants are added throughout the week, and payments can be made using cash (no change available), checks, or credit cards.

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Showtimes

Showtimes is your ticket to what's in flower at the JC Raulston Arboretum where there's always something in flower. Showtimes features a listing of every plant photographed this month (and other months, too) with a random set of photographs from our photograph collection.

Showtimes