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.

J. C. Raulston Exhibit at D. H. Hill Library

"Plan—and Plant for a Better World" J. C. Raulston and the North Carolina State University Arboretum

When: March 18, 2016 – January 8, 2017

Where: D. H. Hill Library, Main Campus, Exhibit Gallery, First Floor, Room 1120  

Admission Information: The exhibit is free and open to the public during normal library hours.

This exhibit is one not to be missed. It celebrates the life and work of J. C. Raulston and his unique contributions to the University, his students, and the many colleagues, nursery owners, landscape designers, and gardeners who learned and benefited from his passion to “Plan–and plant for a better world.”









10:00 am

Planting Seeds: Yoga Fundamentals
Margaret Popin, Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher





2:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour

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40th Anniversary Symposium

"Horticultural Bright Lights: The Future of Gardening"

Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24

Our 40th Anniversary Symposium will take a look forward to what the next 40 years have in store for the gardening world. We'll hear from some of the brightest lights of the next generation of horticultural heavyweights, featuring Matthew Pottage curator, Royal Horticulture Society Garden, Wisley, England, and more.