RGC members maintain the Winter Garden at the JC Raulston Arboretum as a place that sparkles with the color and form of bark, berries, and flowers during the cool season. Volunteers work with Arboretum staff to help with design, plant selection, maintenance, and keeping plant records. 

There are always weeds to pull and cutting back to do, also new plants to discover,fragrance in the air and the fellowship of other gardeners.

We have made wintertime visits to Montrose and Duke gardens in previous years and hope to

Working in the Winter Garden at JC Raulston Arboretum

Planned Workdays

We meet once or twice a month on Friday mornings at 9, weather permitting.  Planned work dates for the  2018 - 2019 RGC year follow:

September 14
October 5 & 26

November 16 December 7
January 4 & 25

February 15
March 8 & 29
April 19

May 10
June 7

If you would like to help with the Winter Garden, contact Cyndy Cromwell and register as a volunteer for JCRA  in person or by email with Kathryn Wall at the Arboretum, kathryn_wall@ncsu.edu