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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 Now Open

Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Check out the Arboretum's Plant Sale Buggy the next time you're near the Arboretum. We're moving the cart outside our gates on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm beginning on Thursday, July 2. 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

Oct.

21

Wed.

Midweek without Mark
"Questions and Answers with the JCRA Staff"
JCRA Staff
3:00 pm

Oct.

23

Fri.

Oct.

24

Sat.

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
"Confessions of a Plant Nerd"
Joseph Tychonievich, Horticulturist, Writer, Speaker, and Plant Breeder
10:00 am

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Fall Symposium

"Falling for Color"

Saturday, November 14

Fall is finally at our doorstep, and our long-awaited Fall Symposium is also almost here! This year, we have a great cast of speakers (Dan Benarcik, Chanticleer; Eileen D. Boyle, Mt. Cuba Center; Jim Harbage, Ph.D., and Jim Sutton, Longwood Gardens; Jamaica Kincaid, Harvard University; and Jason Reeves, University of Tennessee Gardens) that are sure to reinforce and develop your knowledge and love for gardening.

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The participation and engagement of our community partners is essential for the JCRA to fulfill its horticultural and educational mission. We thank these supporters.