Two new programs at the JC Raulston Arboretum invite children and families to explore, celebrate nature.
“Natural Wrappers: From Tiny Seeds to Giant Trees” and “Superhero Plants” will be offered in late September.
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.
At the JC Raulston Arboretum’s “Mayday! Mayday! It’s Almost Mother’s Day!” program on Saturday, May 7, children will have an opportunity learn about the gifts of Mother Nature, dance around the May Pole and make a gift for mom.
The 2011 Landscape Professional Field Day takes place at the JC Raulston Arboretum on N.C. State University’s campus in Raleigh. University researchers and Extension specialists will discuss weed management, insect problems and pruning techniques.
Media contact: Anne Porter, director of development for the JC Raulston Arboretum, 919-513-3826 WHAT: The first-ever “Wake Up! It’s Spring!” program at the JC Raulston Arboretum will introduce children to the natural world and encourage exploration of plants, insects and soil. The family program is best for children ages 5 to 9, and parents/caregivers must […]