Friday, April 29, 2016

May Calendar of Triangle Gardening Programs

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the JC Raulston Arboretum
with their Gala in the Garden on Sunday, May 1.
Photo by the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
420 Anderson St., Durham, NC. 
Please call 919-668-1707 to register.

The Herbal Home: Personal Products
Tuesday, May 10, 6:30-9 p.m.

Landscape Plants for North Carolina Gardens: Summer
Wednesday, May 11, 4-6 p.m.
Course meets for 4 sessions

The WOW Factor: How Line Influences Your Garden
Thursday, May 12, 10:30 - noon

Durham Garden Forum: What's Wrong with My Tree?
Tuesday, May 17, 6:30-8 p.m.

The Herbal Home: Household Products
Tuesday, May 17, 6:30-9 p.m.

The WOW Factor: How Texture Influences Your Garden
Thursday, May 19, 10:30 - noon

Tree Walk and Talk
Thursday, May 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The WOW Factor: How Color Influences Your Garden
Thursday, May 26, 10:30 - noon

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

Gala in the Garden
Sunday May 1, 3:30–7:00 p.m.

Plantsmen's Tour : "Covering Some Ground"
Tuesday, May 3, 9 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
Mark Weathington, Director

Vegetable Gardening: From Site Selection to Harvest
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
Wednesdays, April 6–May 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. & Saturday, May 21, 9-11 a.m.

Day Tripping to Meredith Arboretum and Gardens at Meredith College
Aaron Schettler, Head Groundskeeper, Meredith College
Tuesday, May 10, 9:45 a.m.
Friends of the Arboretum Lecture: "Inspiring Gardens of the World"
Thursday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.
John Elsley, Horticultural Consultant

Chrysanthemum Propagation Workshop        
Saturday, May 14, 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored by the Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum
"Making More Magical Mums … and Their Care"
Joan Matthews, President, Central Carolina Chrysanthemum Society
Bonsai Lecture and Workshop
Saturday, May 14, 9:30 a.m.
Sponsored by the Triangle Bonsai Society and the JCRA
Harold Johnson, Triangle Bonsai Society

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
Thursday, May 23, 1 p.m.
Sponsored by the Extension Master Gardeners and the JC Raulston Arboretum
"Pollinator Gardens Should be Waterwise Gardens"
Trish MacPherson, Wake County Extension Master Gardener 

North Carolina Botanical Gardens 
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC.
LUNCHBOX Talk: Reading and Photographs from 'Little Rivers & Waterway Tales’
Monday, May 2, noon - 1 p.m.

LUNCHBOX Talk: Green Inside and Out
Monday, May 2, noon - 2 p.m.

Mother's Day Walk at Mason Farm
Sunday, May 8, 2-4 p.m.

LUNCHBOX Talk: Plants We Eat and Wear!
Thursday, May 12, noon-1 p.m.

Home Landscape Design Workshop
Saturday, May 14, 9:30-noon, through June 4

Penny’s Bend Wild Blue Indigo Hike
Saturday, May 14, 9:30-1 p.m.

Good and Bad Bugs in the Vegetable Garden
Sunday, May 15, 1-2:30 p.m.

Lunch with Dot: Retrospection and Reflections
Thursday, May 19, noon-1 p.m.

Endangered Species Day
Friday, May 20, noon-1 p.m.
Durham County Cooperative Extension
Wildflowers in Your Landscape
Sunday, May 1, 3-4 p.m.
South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Avenue, Durham, North Carolina 27713
Presentation by Nan Len & Kathleen Guerra. Register: 919-560-7410.

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