February 13, 2001
Here's a special invitation to visit the JC Raulston Arboretum on Sunday, Feb. 18 (this Sunday!) for "A Walk in the Winter Garden." This FREE event will tour the East area of the Arboretum highlighting plants that are at their peak during the winter months. Our Garden of Winter Delights and all of its species will be featured along with the Prunus mume (moo-may) trees which will be in full bloom. Tours will leave from the Visitor's Center area each half hour. Each tour will last approximately an hour.
You are of course welcome to visit anytime but this is a great opportunity to learn so much more.....and all you have to do is listen and enjoy. We are fortunate to live in a mild winter climate which allows us to "stretch" out the "ornamental" season. No excuses.....winter is alive and well for gardeners, come get some ideas or just a little therapy!
While you're there, take a walk over to the West and see the progress being made on the McSwain Education Center.....impressive.
Until next time.....Bob Lyons