Events

MARK YOUR CALENDAR – UPCOMING GARDENING EVENTS

Want to see your garden event here? Send your events to [email protected].

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and self-isolation orders, we encourage you to first check with the organizer of these events to see if any have been canceled or rescheduled prior to making any plans to attend these. Thank you.

APRIL and MAY

Online Plant Sale
April 6
Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden in Kernersville, North Carolina, will hold it’s Spring Plant Sale online. The plant list will be posted on their website on April 6, orders and payment due by April 22 and pickup on Saturday, May 2 from 8am until 1pm.  For more information, visit www.cienerbotaniclgarden.org.

Midweek with Mark—An Online Lecture Series
April 8,  3pm
“Araliads I Have Loved”
A FREE new, live, online lecture series with Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum. We’re using Zoom to host the lectures. Visit https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/821786201 to download Zoom. Presentation topics are subject to change. Contact Chris Glenn at [email protected] for more information about this lecture series.

Online Class – Benefits of Warm Season Lawns
April 15, 1pm-2pm
FREE, all skill levels. The Triangle is perfectly positioned in a climate favorable for warm season grass varieties such as Bermuda, Zoysia, and Centipede. Join us for this online class on the benefits of warm season lawns & how to care for them! Location: the comfort of your own home. Pre-register: https://info.supersod.com/warm-season-lawn-class. With Shannon Hathaway of SuperSod.

Midweek with Mark—An Online Lecture Series
April 15, 3pm
“Underused and Unusual Hydrangeas for Gardens”
A FREE new, live, online lecture series with Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum. We’re using Zoom to host the lectures. Visit https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/821786201 to download Zoom. Presentation topics are subject to change. Contact Chris Glenn at [email protected] for more information about this lecture series.

Midweek with Mark—An Online Lecture Series
April 22, 3pm
“Slave to the Goddess Flora—Secrets of a Lazy Gardener”
A FREE new, live, online lecture series with Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum. We’re using Zoom to host the lectures. Visit https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/821786201 to download Zoom. Presentation topics are subject to change. Contact Chris Glenn at [email protected] for more information about this lecture series.

Midweek with Mark—An Online Lecture Series
April 29, 3pm
“Living Art—Planting for Architectural Interest”
A FREE new, live, online lecture series with Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum. We’re using Zoom to host the lectures. Visit https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/821786201 to download Zoom. Presentation topics are subject to change. Contact Chris Glenn at [email protected] for more information about this lecture series.

Midweek with Mark—An Online Lecture Series
May 6, 3pm
“Stunning Schefflera and Elegant Edgeworthia Because the South Don’t Do Dormant”
A FREE new, live, online lecture series with Mark Weathington, director of the JC Raulston Arboretum. We’re using Zoom to host the lectures. Visit https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/821786201 to download Zoom. Presentation topics are subject to change. Contact Chris Glenn at [email protected] for more information about this lecture series.

Plant Sale
May 1, 1pm-6pm – check with the organizer for an update
Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 144 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough.

Kiefer Nursery 25th Anniversary
May 2 – check with the organizer for an update
Celebrate our 25th anniversary as a garden center with food, speakers and specials. Kiefer Landscaping and Nursery, Durham. 919-596-7313. kieferlandscapinginc.com.

Kiefer Nursery 25th Anniversary
May 9 – check with the organizer for an update
Celebrate our 25th anniversary as a garden center with food, speakers and specials. Kiefer Landscaping and Nursery, Durham. 919-596-7313. kieferlandscapinginc.com.

EVENTS RESCHEDULED OR POSTPONED

JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale
Postponed, check their website later for details.
JC Raulston Arboretum, NC State University, Raleigh. 919-515-3132. jcra.ncsu.edu.

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Rescheduled for September 10
“How Trees Can Save the World-And What You Can Do To Help”
JC Raulston Arboretum, NC State University, Raleigh. 919-515-3132. jcra.ncsu.edu.

Kiefer Nursery 25th Anniversary
April 18
Check with the organizer about this. Celebrate our 25th anniversary as a garden center with food, speakers and specials. Kiefer Landscaping and Nursery, Durham. 919-596-7313. kieferlandscapinginc.com.

Spring Plant Sale
April 18, 9am-2pm
Check with the organizer about this. Unique, native plants provided by local nurseries, and grown by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, shrubs, small trees, perennials, selections to attract birds, bees & butterflies, drought tolerant, sun or shade, garden gloves. Free soil sample kits & garden advise. Hosted by the Cumberland County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association. Cumberland County Agricultural Center, Fayetteville.

14th Annual Open Garden & Art Show
Rescheduled to Saturday, October 24. 2020. Lasting Impressions, 4904 Hermitage Dr, Raleigh.

Kiefer Nursery 25th Anniversary
April 25
Check with the organizer about this. Celebrate our 25th anniversary as a garden center with food, speakers and specials. Kiefer Landscaping and Nursery, Durham. 919-596-7313. kieferlandscapinginc.com.

Open House
April 25
Check with the organizer about this. Lectures, demos and sales. Garden Treasures, Wendell. Garden-treasures.com.

Wake Forest Garden Club Mad Hatter’s Tea and Garden Party
Postponed until October 17. Wake Forest Historical Museum, Wake Forest. [email protected] or wfgardenclub.org.

Chapel Hill Garden Tour
In the interest of the health and safety of all, the Chapel Hill Garden Club has postponed its April Garden Tour until April 17-18, 2021. Already purchased tickets will be honored for the 2021 Tour or refunded. The club will contact people with purchased tickets.