Gardeners of Wake County

April 19th Club Meeting

Shannon Hathaway - Enviromental Benefits of Warm Season Grasses -

Visitors are welcome.



              Volunteers needed for the 2016 Annual Azalea Sale

  Unload Azaleas and Set UP Sales Area:
April 11th, Campbell Road Nursery Retail, 2500 Campbell Rd, Raleigh, NC (map).
The 3,000 + AZALEA SALE plants will be delivered starting at 8 AM Monday April 11th, continuing at 11 AM for a second, & 2 PM for the last Monday delivery.  More deliveries on Tuesday April 12th! Volunteers can choose to work all day or any part of the day. Please E-Mail your scheduled volunteer work time to Will Farmer, or call 602-421-0126, or sigh up here.

Assist customers on days of the sale:
Azaleas will be sold at Campbell Road Nursery from Friday April 15th through Monday, April 25th. The sale will be from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily excepr for Sundays which will be 1:00 to 5:00 PM. Volunteers are needed to help customers select Azaleas and load them into their cars.   
Click here to sign up for a shift to help on one or more days of the sale.

The Annual Azalea Sale is the main fund raiser for the Gardeners of Wake County. Proceeds from the sale are used for scholarships for NCSU Horticulture students.





                                                                    Like More Garden Talk?

Visitors are always welcome at The Gardeners of Wake County meeting held every third Tuesday of the month at J.C. Raulston Arboretum. Refreshments are available at 7:00 PM so 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. Click on "Programs" at the top of this page to see a list of the programs scheduled for 2016.


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 Raulston Arboretum       Triangle Gardener     Consumer/Home Horticulture      Carolina Gardener Magazine           Azalea Society of America     The Gardener's Dirt