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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.


2017 Program Schedule

January 17

Will Farmer, Seed Exchange

February 21

Dr. Danesha Seth Carley, NCSU - Pollinators

March 21

Frank Hyman -- The Liberated Gardener. Saving money, time, your back and the planet.


Annual Azalea Sale

April 18

Mike Parker, NCSU - The art and science of pruning fruit trees

May 16

Annual Picnic

June 20

Harold Johnson, Triangle Bonsai Society - The art of bonsai

July 18

Craig LeHoullier, gardener, author, educator - Tastin' tomatoes

August 15

Pam Beck, writer, lecturer, photographer - Nothing could be finer. Travelogue of NC gardens.

September 19

Bryce Lane, TV host - Tremendous trees: how nature makes us better.

October 17

Jason Holmes, Duke Gardens curator - Berries, bark and buds of late fall and winter.

November 21

Dr. Lilian Matallana, NCSU - Christmas trees

December 12

Awards Banquet / Christmas party