Sunday, May 31, 2015

June Calendar of Triangle Gardening Programs

Pollinator and perennial gardens are the topics of several gardening programs
throughout the Triangle during June.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens
420 Anderson St., Durham, NC.
Please call 919-668-1707 to register.

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 2-3 p.m
Thursday, June 11, 2015, 2:30-4 p.m

JC Raulston Arboretum
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC.

Plantsmen's Tour: "Revel in the Roses"
Tuesday, June 2, 9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Mark Weathington, Director

Propagation Workshop   
Saturday, June 6, 9 a.m.
Triangle Bonsai Expo
Hosted by the Triangle Bonsai Society in Cooperation with the JC Raulston Arboretum
Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7, 11-5 p.m.
Herbaceous Perennials Propagation Workshop
Douglas Ruhren, Ironwood Gardens and JCRA Volunteer
Saturday, June 20, 9 a.m.
Vegetable Gardening: From Site Selection to Harvest
Bryce Lane
Wednesday, June 24, 7 p.m.

North Carolina Botanical Gardens
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC.

Plant Propagation course
Saturday, June 6, noon- 1 p.m.

Entomology course
Sundays, June 7, 14, 21, 28; 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Honey Beehive Tour
Sunday, June 7, 2- 3 p.m.
Come to the Carolina Campus Community Garden ( ) and learn about one of the world’s most fascinating insects. (Rain Date: June 27th)

Pollinator Garden Tours at Chatham Mills
Wednesdays, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, and Sept. 9; 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Tours of Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden will be led by Agriculture Extension Agent Debbie Roos and are FREE, open to the public, rain or shine.

An Exhibit: Fragile Flora: Rare Plants of North Carolina
Ending Sunday, June 14

Saving Our Pollinators 
Thursday, June 18, 7- 8 p.m.
Join us for a special lecture celebrating National Pollinator Week and the kickoff of the “Saving Our Pollinators” exhibition.

Sizzling Cities: Native Bee Communities and Urban Heat
Thursday, June 25, noon-1 p.m.

Summer Flora
Saturdays, Jun 27, Jul 11, 18, 25; 9:30–12:30 p.m.
Field trips and exercises provide experience in the use of identification keys and recognition of plants in a natural setting.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Fun with Bees! Discovery Table
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Plant This, Not That for Pollinators
2-3 p.m., (rain date: July 19)
The Plant Pollinator Partnership and Special Importance of Bees
3:30-4:30 p.m.
BEE-hold the Humble Pollinator! Exhibit Opening Reception 
 4:30-5:30 p.m.

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