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2001 Calendar of Events

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All Arboretum events listed in chronological order for all of 2001. Click on the links to read the details for the events.

January

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Bold Plants for Timid Compositions"
Pam Baggett, Singing Springs Nursery
January 18, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

February

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"New Plants Galore from the Left Coast"
Todd Lasseigne, Plant Collections Manager
February 1, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"In Search of Horticultural Excellence"
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery
February 15, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

A Walk in the Winter Garden
February 18, 2001 (Sunday) – 2:00 PM–5:00 PM

March

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Putting Life Back Into Your Garden Soils: Build It and They Will Come"
Bill Fonteno, Ph.D., Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
March 8, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Photography Lecture and Workshop
"Horticultural Photography ... Exposed: A Lecture Series and Workshop"
March 9, 2001 (Friday) – 7:00 PM–10:00 PM
March 10, 2001 (Saturday) – 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
March 17, 2001 (Saturday) – 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

April

Pi Alpha Xi Annual Plant Sale
April 7, 2001 (Saturday) – 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
April 8, 2001 (Sunday) – 10:00 AM–3:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Understanding Pruning and Pruning Techniques"
Philip Hunter Crump, Hunter Tree and Landscaping Company
April 19, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Open Day at the Joslin Garden
April 21, 2001 (Saturday) – 9:30 AM–5:00 PM

Plantsmen's Tour
"Japanese Maples at the JC Raulston Arboretum"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
April 26, 2001 (Thursday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

May

Gala in the Garden
May 6, 2001 (Sunday) – 3:00 PM–6:00 PM

News & Observer Birdhouse Competition at the JCRA
Sponsored by the News & Observer and the JC Raulston Arboretum
May 12, 2001 (Saturday) – 8:00 AM–6:00 PM
May 12, 2001 (Saturday) – 12:00 PM–8:00 PM

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"The Natural Water Garden"
Karen Harris, Foothills Nursery
May 17, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:00 PM–9:00 PM

Plantsmen's Tour
"Hydrangeas and Other Garden Shrubs"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
May 24, 2001 (Thursday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

June

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"The JCRA: By the Numbers"
Bob Lyons, Director
June 3, 2001 (Sunday) – 3:00 PM–4:30 PM

July

Plantsmen's Tour
"Shade Trees"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
July 19, 2001 (Thursday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

August

Plantsmen's Tour
"Late Summer Doldrums"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
August 22, 2001 (Wednesday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

September

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"The Evening Garden"
Peter Loewer
September 20, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Pi Alpha Xi Fall Plant Sale
September 22, 2001 (Saturday) – 8:00 AM–4:00 PM
September 23, 2001 (Sunday) – 10:00 AM–3:00 PM

Plantsmen's Tour
"Broadleaf Evergreens"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
September 26, 2001 (Wednesday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

25th Anniversary Symposium
"2001: A Plant Odyssey"
September 28, 2001 (Friday) – 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
September 29, 2001 (Saturday) – 7:30 AM–4:00 PM

October

Friends of the Arboretum Annual Plant Distribution
October 6, 2001 (Saturday) – 9:00 AM–9:15 AM – Arrive Earlier to Check In

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Spring Flowering Bulbs: To Perennialize or Not?"
Frankie Fanelli, Volunteer Coordinator
October 18, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Plantsmen's Tour
"Autumn Blazes"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
October 24, 2001 (Wednesday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

November

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Hold Onto Your Seats! A 'Round-the-world' Tour of Fabulous Plants"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
November 15, 2001 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Plantsmen's Tour
"Splendors of Late Autumn"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
November 28, 2001 (Wednesday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

December

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Creating Novel Petunias"
Robert J. Griesbach, USDA
December 10, 2001 (Monday) – 7:30 PM–9:00 PM

Plantsmen's Tour
"Hollies"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
December 20, 2001 (Thursday) – 1:00 PM–2:30 PM

January 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Bold Plants for Timid Compositions"
Pam Baggett, Singing Springs Nursery
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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February 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"New Plants Galore from the Left Coast"
Todd Lasseigne, Plant Collections Manager
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"In Search of Horticultural Excellence"
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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A Walk in the Winter Garden
2:00 PM-5:00 PM

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March 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Putting Life Back Into Your Garden Soils: Build It and They Will Come"
Bill Fonteno, Ph.D., Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Photography Lecture and Workshop
"Horticultural Photography ... Exposed: A Lecture Series and Workshop"
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

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Photography Lecture and Workshop
"Horticultural Photography ... Exposed: A Lecture Series and Workshop"
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Photography Lecture and Workshop
"Horticultural Photography ... Exposed: A Lecture Series and Workshop"
9:00 AM-12:00 PM

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April 2001

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Pi Alpha Xi Annual Plant Sale
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Pi Alpha Xi Annual Plant Sale
10:00 AM-3:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Understanding Pruning and Pruning Techniques"
Philip Hunter Crump, Hunter Tree and Landscaping Company
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Open Day at the Joslin Garden
9:30 AM-5:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Japanese Maples at the JC Raulston Arboretum"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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May 2001

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Gala in the Garden
3:00 PM-6:00 PM

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News & Observer Birdhouse Competition at the JCRA
Sponsored by the News & Observer and the JC Raulston Arboretum
8:00 AM-6:00 PM


News & Observer Birdhouse Competition at the JCRA
Sponsored by the News & Observer and the JC Raulston Arboretum
12:00 PM-8:00 PM

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"The Natural Water Garden"
Karen Harris, Foothills Nursery
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Hydrangeas and Other Garden Shrubs"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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June 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"The JCRA: By the Numbers"
Bob Lyons, Director
3:00 PM-4:30 PM

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July 2001

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Shade Trees"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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August 2001

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Late Summer Doldrums"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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September 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"The Evening Garden"
Peter Loewer
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Pi Alpha Xi Fall Plant Sale
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Pi Alpha Xi Fall Plant Sale
10:00 AM-3:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Broadleaf Evergreens"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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25th Anniversary Symposium
"2001: A Plant Odyssey"
6:00 PM-9:00 PM


"Moonlight" in the Garden
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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25th Anniversary Symposium
"2001: A Plant Odyssey"
7:30 AM-4:00 PM


"Moonlight" in the Garden
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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October 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Spring Flowering Bulbs: To Perennialize or Not?"
Frankie Fanelli, Volunteer Coordinator
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Autumn Blazes"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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November 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Hold Onto Your Seats! A 'Round-the-world' Tour of Fabulous Plants"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Splendors of Late Autumn"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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December 2001

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Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"Creating Novel Petunias"
Robert J. Griesbach, USDA
7:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Plantsmen's Tour
"Hollies"
Todd Lasseigne, Assistant Director
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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