Gardeners of Wake County, Inc.


Next regular meeting July 18, 2017
Soil Expert Rhonda Sherman
is GWC’s July Guest Speaker

The July 18 meeting will feature NC State’s Rhonda Sherman who is an extension specialist in the Department of Horticultural Science, providing leadership for University outreach programs.

 

Dr. Sherman will explain how composting improves soil structure, adds nutrients and beneficial microbes, reduces plant diseases, nourishes larger soil organisms, and balances and buffers soil acidity.

 



            Please send in your Gardeners of Wake County membership application .

Like More Garden Talk?

Visitors are always welcome at The Gardeners of Wake County meeting held every third Tuesday of the month at J.C. Raulston Arboretum. Refreshments are available at   7:00 PM so members and visitors can socialize before the 7:30 PM start of the meeting. Each meeting starts with a short business session followed by a horticulture related program. Plants are brought by members and given away as prizes. Click on "Programs" at the top of this page to see a list of the programs scheduled for 2017.



John Motley has been growing Basil, Garlic, and Asparagus for years.

Learn more about growing Basil, Garlic, and Asparagus or make your own applesauce and Pesto.





               Monthly Meetings     

     
The Gardeners of Wake County meets every third Tuesday at 7:30 pm in the Ruby McSwain building at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum on Beryl Road in Raleigh. Refreshments are available at 7:00 PM and members and visitors can socialize at 7:00 pm before the start of the meeting.  Each meeting starts with a short business session followed by a horticulture related program. Plants are brought by members and given away as prizes.  Visitors are always welcome.  
    
The J.C. Raulston Arboretum is located at 4415 Beryl Rd. which is on the South side of the railroad tracks and parallel with Hillsborough Street just east of the State Fair.  Visitors are always welcome. Click here for map or directions.


                                               


Garden Related Websites

Campbell Road Nursery

JC Raulston Arboretum

Triangle Gardener

Consumer/Home Horticulture

Carolina Gardener Magazine

Azalea Society of America

The Gardener's Dirt