Gardening isn't rocket science but a little know-how goes a long way towards success in the landscape. From red clay to sandy soils, deer to slugs we'll cover a range of garden problems and how to deal with them as well as discuss design, maintenance, and of course plants in this fun and fast-paced talk. Mark Weathington is the Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University where he is passionate in his work to connect people with plants. He's a world-renowned plantsman and teaches a class you definitely don't want to miss!
Join us on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 9:30 AM until 12:00 pm. If you have any special needs for the class, please contact Rebecca Turk. If paying by credit card, please click the button below or call (843) 210-7582.
Instructor: Mark Weathington is the Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University where he is passionate in his work to connect people with plants. His career in public horticulture has also included the Norfolk Botanical Garden where he served as Director of Horticulture and the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Mark travels extensively searching for new plants to diversify the American landscape and lecturing on a variety of topics in horticulture to further the JC Raulston Arboretum’s vision of “Planning and Planting a Better World.” His explorations and speaking engagements have taken him to China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Ecuador, Europe, Mexico, New Zealand, and throughout the US. Mark has recently completed Gardening in the South: The Complete Homeowner’s Guide for Timber Press and is currently working on several other projects. He has revised and updated the Propagation Guide for Woody Plants at the JC Raulston Arboretum and has been published in Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Carolina Gardener, American Nurseryman, VA Gardener, and HortScience magazines as well as The MidAtlantic Gardener’s Book of Lists. Mark lives and gardens in Raleigh, NC, the city of oaks, with his wife and 2 boxers.
For more information, please contact Rebecca Turk at firstname.lastname@example.org