Gardeners of Wake County

August 16th Meeting

Lynn Swanson - Choosing Plants for a Pleasing Landscape Design

Lynn Swanson, local landscape designer, will discuss how she chooses the right plants to make a landscape design come to life at this Gardeners Of Wake County meeting. Open to all. Refreshments at 7pm. JC Raulston Arboretum.



  72nd Annual North Carolina Gourd Arts and Crafts Festival

September 7-8, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Holshouser Building, State Fairgrounds, Raleigh NC Festival Theme: "Light Up My Gourd" Admission: $2 adults; free for children under 16, workshop students, and NC Gourd Society members
This festival features gourds from around the world, special gourd workshops, and vendors of dried gourds, gourd seeds, gourd crafts, gourd art, books, and crafting supplies. A variety of competitive categories are awarded ribbons and prizes. There is a live auction on Saturday at noon and also a free gourd crafting table for kids.
Details about the festival and information on how to enter the competitions are on our web site at www.ncgourdsociety.org/festival. A listing of workshops offered will be on the web site in August. For more information, contact Kate Mahony, Festival Chair, at tolecat@nc.rr.com or (910) 639-4577.

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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 2016.


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 Rd. in Raleigh. Refreshments are available at 7:00 PM and 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.  Visitors are always welcome.  
    
The J.C. Raulston Arboretum is located on Beryl Rd. which is on the South side of the railroad tracks and parallel with Hillsborough St.  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