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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"Peaches of North Carolina—What Could be Finer?"
Mike Parker, Associate Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University

July 29, 2010 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

This presentation will discuss the rich history of peach production in North Carolina and what it takes to successfully grow peaches. Mike will cover some of the basics of where peaches do grow and can grow. He will also talk about some of the newer and unique characteristics of peaches that are now being sold. The evening will end with a tasting of different cultivars of North Carolina grown peaches, sure to please all!

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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