Dennis Werner -
October 20th Club Meeting
Dennis Werner is a professor at N.C. State University in the
Horticulture Department. Dennis' research focuses on breeding and genetics of peach, and herbaceous and woody ornamentals.
He has developed and released both fruiting type and ornamental peach varieties. His current research focuses on breeding improved forms of Cercis, Buddleja, and Stokesia. In addition to his research interests, Dennis teaches courses in plant propagation, herbaceous perennials, and plant breeding. An avid gardener, his home landscape includes a 3,000 sq.ft. herbaceous perennial border, and a diverse collection of woody shrubs and trees.
John Motley has been growing Basil, Garlic, and Asparagus for years.
about growing Basil, Garlic, and Asparagus or make your own applesauce and Pesto.
The Gardeners of Wake County meets every third Tuesday at 7:30 pm in the
Ruby McSwain building at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum on Beryl Rd. in
Raleigh. Refreshments are available at 7:00 PM and members and visitors can
socialize before the 7:30 pm start of the meeting. Each meeting starts with
a short business session followed by a horticulture related program. Plants
are brought by members and given away as prizes. Visitors are always
Raulston Arboretum is located on Beryl Rd. which is on the South
the railroad tracks and parallel with Hillsborough St. Visitors are always welcome.
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Consumer/Home Horticulture Carolina Gardener Magazine
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