Welcome! 

Welcome to the Raleigh Garden Club site! We encourage members to participate in the many and varied activities of the RGC. We hope you enjoy gardening with old and new friends at the Club.

Announcements:

Keep Scrolling Down for Raleigh Garden Club Activities for the month of March

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SAVE THE DATE: Raleigh Garden Club's Spring Plant Sale will be April 26-28 at the Historic Polk House in downtown Raleigh. Questions can be emailed to our Plant Sale Coordinator at plantsale@raleigh-garden-club.org

Upcoming Public Events of Interest:

March and April - Lots of Flower Shows coming up this spring. More details here.

March 3-11 - Philadelphia Flower Show

March 9-10 - Small Standard Flower Show in Wilmington

March 22-25 - Art in Bloom Festival in Raleigh

April 15-16 – Garden Club of NC Flower Show in Chapel Hill

March Gardening Classes offered by Wake County Libraries  Check them out:

February 24 & March 4, 10, 11, 17  Ready, Garden, Grow, an Introduction to Vegetable Gardening. (3 hour instructional class) Various times and Wake County Library locations. More information here

March 6 & 15  
Bringing Your Garden to the Sun - Success with Containers and Straw Bales for vegetable gardening with Craig Le Houllier, local author and tomato expert.  
Various times and Wake County Library locations. More information here

March 27 & 28
How to Grow Epic Tomatoes –Varieties, Stories and Useful Tips with Craig Le Houllier, local author and tomato expert.  
Various times and Wake County Library locations, More information here

March 27 & 29  
Join the Foodscape Revolution!, Growing healthy foods alongside your ornamentals with Brie Arthur, local author and TV presenter.
Various times and Wake County Library locations. More information here

April 21 -, Southern Pines Garden Club 70th Anniversary Home and Garden Tour including indoor floral arrangements. More details here.

April 21-28 - Historic Garden Week sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia including home and garden tours. More details here.

Upcoming Activities:

March 2: Friday, 8:30 am, Fuller Elementary Youth Garden Club

March 5:  Monday, 4:30 – 6:15 pm, Rosey Girls Garden Club

March 7:  Wednesday, 9 am, Floral Design Group, will meet at the University Club to make table decorations before meeting

March 8:  Thursday, 1:00 pm, Martha Franck Fragrance Garden maintenance, weather permitting

March 14:  Wednesday, 1 – 3 pm, Horticulture Group, a walk through the JCRA Winter Garden, cared for by RGC members, to see some of the wonderful “winter plants” looking their best!  Rain date is Thursday, March 15

March 16:  Friday, 9 am, JCRA Winter Garden maintenance, weather permitting

March 18 – 19:  Sunday & Monday, National Garden Club, South Atlantic Region Convention, Covington, KY

March 22:  Thursday, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, Environmental Group, visit certified National Wildlife Federation Backyard Habitat at Dale Batchelor’s, 5508 Swiftbrook Circle, Raleigh

March 22:  Thursday, 1:00 pm, Martha Franck Fragrance Garden maintenance, weather permitting

March 22 – 25: Art in Bloom, NC Museum of Art

March 27: Tuesday, 1 – 3 pm, Environmental Group, will tour Rock Cliff Farm located on 1630 Bent Rd., Wake Forest

Save The Dates
Garden Club of North Carolina Study Courses to be offered this year.

Flower Show School - Course 2: July 16-18, Course 3: November 5-7, Course 4: April 15-17, 2019 Brookstown Inn, Winston Salem, NC
More information here.

Landscape Design School -  Course 2: Aug 13-14. 2018 JCRA, Raleigh, NC
More information here

Gardening Study School - Course 1: June 4-5, 2018  and Course 2: Nov 22-23, 2018 JCRA, Raleigh, NC

 

Monthly Program and Lunch Meeting

Guests welcome! Meetings are the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30-1:00, and are usually held at the NC State University Club (full details below).  Meetings include a catered lunch so reservations must be made by the Wednesday before each meeting.

Next Meeting:

Reservations and Cancellations Required

To ensure we have enough seats, reservations are REQUIRED even if you choose "No Lunch", Guests can request a reservation here. Members reserve through your emailed invitation or follow the instructions on the Meeting Reservations webpage

Our caterers charge for everyone who reserves a space. If you are unable to attend, please remember to cancel to avoid receiving an invoice.

Cost of Lunch

Lunch is $18.00. This includes gratuity and a set-up fee of $2.00 per person. Those requesting “no lunch” must still pay the $2.00 set-up fee. Please do not bring food or beverages of any kind to our luncheons. - this is a State Health Code violation.