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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

Rubus fruticosus - blackberry "Blackberries and Raspberries: Delectable Jewels for Your Yard"
Gina Fernandez, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University

January 11, 2007 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Just imagine yourself stepping out of your back door early one sunny summer morning and picking a bowl full of luscious blackberries or raspberries to top off your cereal or pancakes. Sound good? Well, it is really easy to achieve and adds great value to your garden! All they need is full sun, well-drained soil with a pH of 5.5-6.5, and some TLC.

Cost: Free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00. Bring your membership card to check in quickly, but as always, we will have a membership list at registration.
Registration: Advance registration is not available.
Location: Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum.
Directions: Need directions? Click here.
Parking: Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Questions: Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this event.

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