Gardeners of Wake County

September 16th Meeting   (Note Location change)

Tony Avent - New and Exciting Perenials for the Region.

Location Change for September Meeting:   The September 16th meeting will be in Kilgore Hall, room 159 at 7:30 PM.  Kilgore Hall is located on the NCSU Campus at 2721 Founders Drive which is near the intersection of Hillsborough Street and Brooks Avenue.  There is parking on the NE corner of that intersection in the Brooks Avenue parking lot.  Additional parking is on the Dan Allen Parking Deck at 110 Dan Allen Dr. which is located 1/10th mile West of the Brooks Ave. lot. 


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.

Community Garden Volunteers Needed

  Two GWC community gardens are installed. The one on New Bern Ave. at Alliance Medical Ministry is being coordinated by Charles Gilliam. Mac Wiliamson is coordinating the work on our plot at the Interfaith Food Shuttle Teaching Farm on Tryon Rd.  More volunteers are needed for both locations.

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         J.C. Ralston Arboretum       Triangle Gardener     Consumer/Home Horticulture      Carolina Gardener Magazine           Azalea Society of America     The Gardener's Dirt