Events

JCRA Winter Symposium

“Garden Divas”

Saturday, February 18, 2017   8am-12pm

www.jcra.ncsu.edu

31st Guilford Horticultural Symposium
Saturday, March 4, 2017,  Greensboro, NC
8:30am- 3:30 pm

www.guilfordhorticulturalsociety.org

31st Davidson Horticultural Symposium

Tuesday, March 7 , 2017, 8am-4:40pm.  Held at Davidson College, Davidson, NC.  ” What’s in YOUR Garden?”.

For more information:www.davidsonsymposium.org

Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society
meet at JC Raulston Arboretum; 3rd Saturday, September – May
www.nargs.org/chapter/piedmont-chapter

Raulston Blooms- Spring Garden Festival and Plant Sale

Saturday, April 1, 2017; 9am-4pm

JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh, NC

Lasting Impressions 11th Annual Spring Open GardenArt and Plant Sale
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9am – 4pm,

4904 Hermitage Dr., Raleigh, NC,
Lasting Impressions’  Welcome to Spring  lawn party!  The gardens are cheering Spring; and local artists with pottery,  jewelry,  metal art, , concrete leaves  and spheres,  and hypertufa troughs will be showing their treasures for home and garden.   And there will be a great selection of plants for your woodland and sunny gardens!

Lasting Impressions’ Hypertufa Workshops

Build your own hypertufa Trough! Stone-like, excellent drainage, that Old World look!
Saturday, March 25, 2017;  9-12 noon,   Raleigh, NC;

Saturday, June 3, 2017; 9-12 noon, Raleigh, NC

Saturday, July 22, 2017; 9am-12 noon, Raleigh, NC; sponsored by the Raulston Arboretum

Make a hypertufa trough to add a distinctive planter to your garden or patio.  This lightweight, winter sturdy, cement based mixture will create a trough to last  for many years in your garden.  In the workshop you will mix the ingredients, hand build your trough, learn to remove the mold, and create a textured surface on the finished trough. Cost is $85. Please contact us for more details and to set up additional times for workshops at www.lastingimpressionsleaves.com.

Lasting Impressions’ NEW GARDEN BALL Workshops

Saturday, March 25, 2017; 1pm-3pm, Raleigh, NC

Saturday, July 22, 2017,  1pm-3pm, Raleigh, NC; sponsored by the Raulston Arboretum

Join us in this workshop and make a concrete orb that offers a sense of belonging and being rooted in the earth to your garden!  You will mix the ingredients and sculpt your own orb. When fully cured you can paint, stain, or use ‘au natural’!  Cost is $100. Contact us for more details and to set up additional times for workshops at www.lastingimpressionsleaves.com

Lasting Impressions’ NEW GARDEN MUSHROOM Workshop

Saturday, June 3, 2017; 1pm – 3pm, Raleigh, NC

A new workshop for create a 10″-12″ hypertufa mushroom  for your garden.  Each mushroom will have your own unique shape and personality!  Cost is $100. Contact us for more details and to set up additional times for workshops at www.lastingimpressionsleaves.com

JCRaulston Arboretum Gala
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 3:30pm – 7pm,  Raleigh, NC
Annual Fundraiser for the JC Raulston Arboretum. A wonderful garden party with a silent auction of fantastic items and fabulous plants.

JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh, NC

North American Rock Garden Society National Meeting

November 17-19 , 2017; Raleigh, NC

nargs.org

American Hosta Society National Meeting

June 7-10, 2017;  Indianapolis, Indiana

“Hosta Hysteria!!”

americanhostasociety.org

American Conifer Society National Meeting,
August 17-19, 2017,   Syracuse, New York

ACS – “Central New York Style”
Tour public and private gardens, and hear outstanding speakers.  Check the website for information and details:  www.conifersociety.org

Southeast Region Conifer Society Meeting

June 9-10, 2017

Bowling Green, Kentucky

www.conifersociety.org

Lasting Impressions’ Fall Garage Gallery Sale & Plant Sale
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9am – 12 noon
Lasting Impressions, Raleigh, NC

 

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