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Past Event February 2017 - Winter Gardening; Tony Avent, Proprietor Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanical Garden

  • NC State University Club 4200 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC, 27606 United States (map)

Add some horticultural jingle to your winter garden. Discover little-known plants that can keep your garden merry even in cold weather.

Tony Avent has brought world-renown to his nursery of rare, unusual, and native perennial plants.  In addition to running Plant Delights Nursery, Tony Avent is a plant breeder who is best known for his Hosta breeding program, but is actively breeding other genera as well. He also travels the world on plant hunting expeditions to search for new, rare, and unusual plants. He has won numerous awards, authored several books, and his newsletter is one of the best emails you’ll ever receive on plants and gardening.

Photo of Adonis amurensis 'Pleniflora' used by permission from Plant Delights Nursery

Regular Lunch: Mixed Greens, Balsamic Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast with Tomato Relish, Roasted Garlic Yukon Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed Squash, rolls and butter, coffee, tea & water. Vegetarian lunch includes beans and grains and is determined by the University Club. Gluten free lunches are usually a GF version of the regular lunch. 

Extra: Ways and Means Repeat Book Sale from our library and other donated books from our members. Win-win. Your purchases support club community projects and you pick up some good gardening books at great prices.