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JC Raulston Arboretum “Gala in the Garden” tickets now on sale

Guests enjoying last year's Gala in the Garden.

Delectable food, musical entertainment and a silent auction featuring unusual plants and an eclectic array of gift items will be showcased at the annual Gala in the Garden at North Carolina State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum. The public event will take place on April 28 from 3:30 to 7 p.m.

City of Raleigh honors JC Raulston Arboretum

Raleigh City Councilman Russ Stephenson (left) presents the Sir Walter Raleigh Award to Dr. Ted Bilderback, JCRA director.

The JC Raulston Arboretum at N.C. State University has been recognized for its outstanding appearance by the City of Raleigh. The arboretum received a 2012 Sir Walter Raleigh Award in the category of Maintained Outstanding Appearance. Awards in this category are for projects that are more than five years old and have consistently maintained a high quality appearance contributing to Raleigh’s image.

Public poinsettia open house set for Sunday

Pink poinsettias being tested by NCSU

Nearly 100 different cultivars of poinsettias will be on display from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday Dec. 4 at N.C. State University’s JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh. Stop by to see the 9′ tall poinsettia tree, enjoy poinsettia gardens and decorated poinsettias and help decide which poinsettias are North Carolina’s favorites.

JC Raulston Arboretum presents autumn kids’ programs

Two new programs at the JC Raulston Arboretum invite children and families to explore, celebrate nature.

JC Raulston Arboretum presents two hands-on programs for kids

The JC Raulston Arboretum is on Beryl Road in Raleigh

“Natural Wrappers: From Tiny Seeds to Giant Trees” and “Superhero Plants” will be offered in late September.

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 “Mayday! Mayday!” program for kids

child and volunteer at JCRA kids' program

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.

Landscape field day is May 18


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.

JC Raulston Arboretum presents “Wake Up! It’s Spring!” program for kids

The JC Raulston Arboretum is on Beryl Road in Raleigh

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 […]

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