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".

2016 Program Schedule
January 19th Will Farmer, Seed Exchange
February 16th  David Spain - Moss  Gardens
March 15th Brie Arthur - Foodscaping 101
April  Annual Azalea Sale
April 19th Shannon Hathaway - Enviromental Benefits of Warmn Season Grasses
May 17th Annual Picnic
June 21st Craig LeHoulier - Talking Tomatoes
July 19th Robert Mottern - Excitement in the Winter Garden
August 16th

Lynn Swanson - Choosing Plants for a Pleasing Landscape Design

September 20th Louise Romanow - Why Do I have Insect Problems in my Garden
October 18th Beverly Hurley - Adventures in Publishing a Garden Magazine
November 15th Christopher Todd Glenn - Arboretum Helps for the Home Gardener
December 13th 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.