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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"Five Deer-Resistant and Drought-Hardy Gardens"
Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping

September 17, 2009 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Suburban and rural gardens can be devastated by our huge population of deer. But Frank has created five kinds of gardens that are growing well and free of deer damage. Deer can be like children who only like things with mild tastes—anything with strong flavors or fibrous textures are mostly ignored by deer. Frank will guide students using slides, stories and Q&A on how to plant gardens that the deer will pass by (woe be unto your neighbor). Attendees will learn how to choose a deer-free garden type for their property, what plants to choose, and how to maintain them.

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.
Registration: Advance registration is not available.
Location: Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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 lecture.

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