Gardeners of Wake County


Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ruby McSwain building at the JC Raulston Arboretum except in May and December.  Visitors are always welcome.


From the Raleigh 440 beltline, take the Hillsborough St. exit and turn West on Hillsborough St. going toward the N.C. State Fairgrounds. 
     Turn left on Blue Ridge Rd., cross the railroad tracks, and take an
immediate left onto Beryl Rd. 
     The Arboretum entrance is on the right shortly after Pylon Drive.

 Bragging Rights Table

Three types of eggplants grown by Bob Hartgrove.

Phalaenopsus Orchid brought by Mia Fridler.

Butterfly Pea brought by John Buettner.


Bragging Rights Table

 Bonsai Maples brought by Carl Barnett



Dennis Werner presented a program on fragrant plants for your garden, March 2007.





Garden writer, Pam Beck presented the February, 2007 program, "Winterr Into Spring".

  Denny Werner - NCSU
2014 Program Schedule
January 20th Will Farmer, Seed Exchange
February 17th meeting cancelled, David Spain - Moss  Gardens
March 17th Maureen Buck - Pruning
April  Annual Azalea Sale
April 21st Bobbi Jo Holmes - Museum of Life and Science
- Butterflies 
May 19th Annual Picnic
June 16th April Hamblin -NCSU - Mason Bees
July 21st TBD
August 18th  Bryce Lane - NCSU  -   Garden Art
September 15th John Monroe - Architectural Trees
October 20th Dennis Werner - NCSU - Fragrant Plants
November 17th David Spain - Moss Gardens
December Awards Banquet

Bruce Wren and Carl Barnett at the August, 2008 meeting demonstrating how to build cold frames

Mike Ruck from Rainwater Solutions, presented a program on saving and using rainwater, in January, 2008.


Tom Harvell gave a program at the Jan., 2007 meeting om Native Plant Gardening.




Anne Clapp at May2006 meeting presented a program on Orchids.