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 October 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".

2014 Program Schedule
January 21st Mark Boone : Gardens in China
February 18th Wayne Carlson : Poison Plants
March 18th Will Hooker, NCSU Professor in Horticulture: Permaculture
April  Annual Azalea Sale
April 15th Marilyn Cox of "I Must Garden" : Natural repellants
May 20th Annual Picnic
June 17th Greenscape Leslie Herndon : Wall Scape
July 15th John Motley : Basil
August 19th Bryce Lane : Attracting wildlife to your garden
September 16th Tony avent : Plants Delights Nursery
October 21st Jeana Myers : Topic TBD
November 18th Anna McHugh : Mushrooms and Fungi
December 9th 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.