The deadline for making reservations is the Wednesday before the meeting. You will receive a confirmation of your reservation by email. The deadline for cancellations is the Thursday before the meeting by 9 pm.
The June meeting is a special year end celebration that occurs at the JC Raulston Arboretum in the Ruby McSwain Education Building. The potluck luncheon starts at 11:00 and the program includes new officer installation and the announcement of club member awards. Guests do not need to bring a covered dish. We usually adjourn around 1:00 p.m.
Foodscaping visionary Brie Arthur looks at under-utilized garden spaces and sees places where food can be inter-planted with ornamentals for a new way of sustainable landscaping that embraces both beauty and utility. Learn how pairing edibles in a traditional ornamental landscape adds purpose to everyday spaces while cutting down on maintenance. The best edible and ornamental plants are featured to inspire attendees to create their own purposeful landscapes.
Brie Arthur studied Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University and has over a decade of experience at nurseries such as Plant Delights and Camellia Forest. Brie has been dubbed a revolutionary for her leadership in the suburban Foodscape movement. In 2017 Brie received the Emerging Horticultural Professional Award by the The American Horticultural Society, and published her first book.
Luncheon Menu:Classic Caesar, Rosemary Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Garlic Demi Glaze, Rice Pilaf, Sauteed Squash, rolls, tea, coffee, and member-supplied dessert. Vegetarian and Gluten Free lunches also available.
EXTRA! Brie will be signing and selling her new book, The Foodscape Revolution, following the presentation.
Ways & Means, Members Plant Sale - Bring plants from your garden, potted, labeled & priced to the patio for RGC members to purchase. Last chance to purchase CRN coupons for fall annuals & mums!
The Raleigh Garden Club, Inc. is a non-profit philanthropic and educational organization founded in 1925. Our objectives are to:
Study the art of gardening in all its aspects
Aid in the protection and conservation of natural resources
Assist in educating youth through programs and scholarships
Promote the maintenance of gardens and arboretums
Our general meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month in Raleigh, NC at the NC State University Club. We welcome guests and new members from the greater Raleigh area including Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Morrisville, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Wendell, and Zebulon. View our calendar for monthly programs.
Join us and enjoy the benefits of membership:
Develop friendships with other gardeners and share your experiences at our monthly meetings and social events
Expand your knowledge of landscape design, flower arranging, environmental study, flower shows, and basic horticulture
Help others by volunteering to maintain gardens, decorate for holidays, or create projects with children
Save money on plants at our special plant sale preview
Win plants, books, and garden-related items at our monthly door-prize drawings.
Enjoy fascinating programs, good company, and tasty food at our monthly lunch meetings.