Friday, January 1, 2016

January Calendar of Triangle Gardening Programs

A Leopold Bench Building Workshop will be held at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens, Jan. 16. 

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

Bee Schooled 
Mon., Jan. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Course meets for 10 sessions
Wed., Jan. 20, 6:30-9 p.m.
Course meets for 4 sessions
Sat., Jan. 23, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Sat., Jan. 30, 1-3 p.m.

Tue., Feb. 2,  6:30-9 p.m.
Course meets for 2 sessions
JC Raulston Arboretum
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC.
Plantsmen's Tour:   "40th Anniversary Tour—Signature Plants"
Tues., Jan. 5, 1 p.m.
Mark Weathington, Director

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture:  "Piedmont Members' Presentations"
Sat., Jan. 16, 10 a.m.
Piedmont Chapter Members

School's Out!: Terrific Terrariums
Tues., Jan. 19, 9–3 p.m.

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Thurs., Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Malissa and Russel Kilpatrick and Bobby G. Wilder
"Contemporary Planting Design in Landscape Architecture"
Richard Hartlage, Land Morphology

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
Mon., Jan. 25, 10 a.m.
"Right Plant, Right Place Means Success"
Robert McKay, Wake County Master Gardener

Propagation Workshop
Sat., Jan. 30, 9 a.m.
JC Raulston Arboretum Staff
North Carolina Botanical Gardens 
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC.
Wed., Jan. 6, 1 p.m.
Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, and 27 (inclement weather date: February 3); 1-4 p.m.

Sat., Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30 (Inclement weather date: February 6); 1 – 4 p.m.
Ecological relationships at the organism, population, community, and ecosystem levels are examined, using examples from the rich and diverse North Carolina flora.

Sat., Jan. 16, 2-4 p.m.
During this workshop, participants build a Leopold Bench to take home. This bench is simple, yet classic for any garden and landscape. Rough sawn cedar wood will be cut to size for assembly by the participant. If you can, please bring a power drill/screwdriver. Otherwise, tools will be provided.

Sat., Jan. 23, 1- 4 p.m.

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