Gardeners of Wake County

October 20th Club Meeting

      Dennis Werner  - Fragrant Plants  

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.

Learn more about growing Basil, Garlic, and Asparagus or make your own applesauce and Pesto.

               Monthly Meetings     

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 welcome.  
The J.C. Raulston Arboretum is located on Beryl Rd. which is on the South side of the railroad tracks and parallel with Hillsborough St.  Visitors are always welcome. Click here for map or directions.


                                                                        Garden related Websites

Campbell Road Nursery         JC Ralston Arboretum       Triangle Gardener     Consumer/Home Horticulture      Carolina Gardener Magazine           Azalea Society of America     The Gardener's Dirt