The JC Raulston Arboretum, at 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, is hosting Raulston Blooms on Saturday, April 29th, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Raulston Blooms is a garden festival for people of all ages. It features garden and nature activities, plant sales, outdoor fun, and more.
Tickets are only $5, or $10 per family. Admission is free for garden members and for college students. Proceeds benefit the daily operations of JC Raulston Arboretum.
You might also be interested in our list of 10 botanical gardens to visit in the Triangle.
Check out a big list of spring festivals in the Triangle!
- JCRA Spring Plant Sale – access to exceptional unusual plants
- 21st Annual Birdhouse Competition
- Gardening talks – learn from the experts
- Used gardening book sale
- Educational displays and demonstrations
- Hands-on fun for children and families
- Invited artists and crafters
- Food trucks and NC State Howling Cow ice cream cups
- All Activities Open
- JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale – Great Lawn
- Educational Displays and Demonstrations – Great Lawn, The Nook
- Artists and Crafters – Great Lawn
- Food Trucks – Great Lawn
- Family Fun Scavenger Hunt – The Yurt
- 21th Annual Birdhouses, Howling Cow Ice Cream Cups, and Used Book Sale – Ruby C. McSwain Education Center
- Jim Putnam, HortTube – “Proven & Potential Power Plants” – Speaker’s Tent, Great Lawn
- Brie Arthur, Brie Grows – “Creating Creative Containers” – Speaker’s Tent, Great Lawn
- Shawna Joplin, Dirtbag Gardens– “Success with Houseplants” – Speaker’s Tent, Great Lawn
- All Activities Conclude
- Katie Brooks Art
- Cedar Works by Frank
- Grand Cru Tea
- Mary Jo’s Studio
- Nancy Enloe Prints
- Rimshotz Woodturning
- Capital City Cotton Candy
- Raleigh Paw Paw
- That’s Nature’s Way
- Coles Corner
- Dirtbag Gardens
- Pine Knot Farms
- Superior Plants Nursery
- Crispy Goyza
- Empanadas, RD
Educational Displays and Demonstrations
- Bluebirders of Wake County
- Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society
- Wake Audubon
- NCSU Entomology Graduate Student Association
- Herpetology Club at NC State
- NCSU Waste Reduction and Recycling
- Wake County Extension Master Gardener Compost Team (Vermiculture)
- Animal Science Club at NC State
- Five County Beekeepers Association
- Triangle Orchid Society of North Carolina
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