Thursday, January 9, 2020

CLICK ON RED HIGHLIGHTED WORDS IN POSTS TO VIEW LINK. 

NCSU has been updating their online resources.  Most of our links go to their researched information.
Therefore, some of our older links no longer work.  We are working on fixing outdated links as we become aware of them and apologize if you are led to a defunct site.

THE END & THE BEGINNING

The new website is up and running.  Bookmark the link below for access to all information about events, what's in bloom, and everything that is happening at the Arboretum.  There will be no further posts on this blog.  Archived posts will still be available.

NEW WEBSITE:

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR

New year, new things happening.  Soon this blog will be merged with a new website (web address to be posted soon).  Stay tuned!


Thursday, December 19, 2019

GIFTS FOR GARDENERS

Looking for something for your favorite gardener in the Greenville area?  Why not gift tickets to this event?





Tuesday, December 17, 2019

MASTER GARDENERS CELEBRATE

As we closed out another year of working together, learning together, and laughing together, we enjoyed a small feast of culinary creations.  Yes, we cook, too!  In addition, we collected food items for the Food Bank and the Pet Food Pantry.  We all look forward to 2020 and implementing new ways and ideas with our new agent, Hannah.  Stay tuned.


Photos by J. Torres, C. Taylor, J. Weber

Monday, December 9, 2019

WHAT'S IN BLOOM

The deciduous trees and shrubs have shed their leaves (except for our Quercus texana (Nuttall Oak) in the Mixed Border which hangs on to it brown leaves longer).  However, there are still a lot of colorful plants to see.  Below are some samples from this week:


Top Row:
1.  Camellia sasanqua from the Ag Center Front Entrance
2.  Osmanthus heterophyllus (Holly Tea Olive) from Wet Sites Garden
3.  Acer palmatum (Japanese Maple) from Wet Sites Garden
4.  Aucuba japonica variegata (Gold Dust Plant) from Shade Garden
5.  Crytomium falcatum (Japanese Holly Fern) from Perennial Garden
Bottom Row:
6.  Symphotrichum novi-belgii 'Alert' (New York Aster) from Perennial Garden
7.  Ilex vomitoria 'Pendula' (Weeping Yaupon Holly) from Mixed Border
8.  Rosemarinus officinalis (Rosemary) from Butterfly Garden
9.  Tsuga canadensis (Eastern or Canadian Hemlock) from the CPP Area
10.  Ilex cornuta 'Dwarf Burfordii' (Dwarf Burford Holly) from the CPP Area

Photos by C. Christian

Sunday, December 8, 2019

WREATH WORKSHOP WORKS OF ART

Thank you to everyone who participated in our annual wreath workshop.   Everyone always leaves with big smiles as they proudly show off their creations.  Here are some photos.