Posts Tagged ‘J.C. Raulston Arboretum’

JCRA’s 2012 Gala in the Garden is a red, white and green celebration

Event chair Charlie Kidder walks through Gala in the Garden site at JC Raulston Arboretum just prior to the arrivals of more than 500 guests.

The annual garden party and fund-raising event doubled as a birthday party for N.C. State.

May Day arboretum gala celebrates spring in Raleigh

Susan Woodson

The annual Gala in the Garden fund-raiser at JC Raulston Arboretum is traditionally a beautiful herald of the spring season in Raleigh, whether the weather is fine, rainy, sweltering or windy. For this year’s May 1 festivities, it was more than fine.

JC Raulston Arboretum presents ‘Superhero Plants’ program for kids

It’s a tree! It’s a shrub! It’s a superhero plant! It’s the JC Raulston Arboretum’s “Superhero Plants: Protectors of Clean Water” program for children.

Wake Up! It’s Spring! children’s program launched at JCRA

Young arb visitors take a spring stroll, led by volunteer Charles Kidder.

JC Raulston Arboretum’s “Wake Up! It’s Spring!” new family program sprang to life March 26.

Nursery collaborates with N.C. State to solve production challenges

Jill and John Hoffman

From its greenhouses and farm in Rougemont, Hoffman Nursery sells ornamental and native grass liners — or starter plants — wholesale to customers all across the United States and Canada. But when the company’s owners need solutions to production problems, they frequently look much closer to home — to the agricultural research and Extension experts at N.C. State University.

Turfgrass Short Course is Feb. 14-18

The annual North Carolina Turfgrass Short Course is Feb. 14-18 at the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

‘All in the golden afternoon’ at the 2010 Arb Gala

Mad Hatter and Alice acquire new faces at the Gala in Wonderland.

It’s not unusual for guests at the JC Raulston Arboretum’s annual Gala in the Garden to feel they’ve been transported to an enchanted world of botanical beauty. But this year, N.C. State’s nationally renowned gardens gave the gala visitors an adventure in the kaleidoscopically colorful world created by Lewis Carroll in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland [...]

Bilderback named J.C. Raulston Arboretum director

Dr. Ted Bilderback, a professor of horticultural science at North Carolina State University, has been named director of the university’s J.C. Raulston Arboretum. He has served as interim director since 2009.

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