Gardeners of Wake County

February 17th Meeting

The February 17th meeting was cancelled because of the weather.

Cumberland County 69th Camellia Festival, March 7th - March 8th 

Come join the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners at the 69th Fayetteville Camellia Festival, this weekend,  March 7 - March 8, 2015. The Festival will be held at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.  Click here to view the flyer for more information concerning this event.

We now have a Mum Club right here in Raleigh

'Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society' had an energetic and productive first meeting. CCCS has 27 members already. Please join us if you would like to learn how to grow 'fancy' mums. CCCS next meeting is March 16 at 12 noon till 2 pm At JC Raulston. More info:

Anne Clapp presented Siver Vase Award
Pictured at left: Marl Boone, Chares Gilliam, Anne Clapp, and Sherrill Johnson.
Anne Clapp is pictured with the last three presidents of "The Gardeners of Wake County" at the December Awards Banquet.  Anne was presented the Silver Vase Award for her service to the club as Clodhopper editor for the last six years.

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