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Tag: Raulston Arboretum

Black-eyed Susan flowers

Jul 15, 2021

Digging Into the Pandemic Gardening Boom

Home gardening saw a dramatic increase during the pandemic. NC experts discuss why and share tips for keeping it growing long past quarantine. 

J.C. Raulston behind a sign identifying the NCSU Arboretum in the 1970s.

Jun 26, 2021

People, Plants and Pride: The Passions of J.C. Raulston

A quarter-century after his death, the founder of NC State's arboretum is remembered for his pioneering efforts to cultivate a welcoming space for LGBTQ professionals in horticulture. 

Students gain hands-on experience at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum.

Apr 16, 2019

Research in Bloom: The JC Raulston Arboretum

One of Raleigh's most popular and beguiling outdoor spaces, the J.C. Raulston Arboretum is a remarkable horticultural research entity of international renown. 

Aug 16, 2017

A Walk Around Campus

Not every step on NC State's campus has to be on a brick sidewalk or plaza. In fact, you can spend an entire day walking the Wake County edges of the university, from Yates Mill County Park to a pasture adjacent to William B. Umstead State Park, and seldom leave NC State property. 

Mark Weathington is director of JC Raulston Arboretum.

Jun 20, 2017

Arboretum Director: Helping Your Garden Grow

You want a green thumb, but your plants are all brown. Learn how heat and soil affect your garden, and why you should think about getting rid of your lawn. 

Jun 30, 2016

Pollinators Welcome Here

NC State students, staff and faculty are driving an effort to create food sources for bees, butterflies and other creatures who help propagate life through strategic plant selection on the university’s urban campus in gardens filled with pollinator-friendly plants.