• Volunteer with us!

    Volunteer with us!

    We plant, maintain and harvest crops to be donated to community food organizations. Other volunteer opportunities include: grounds maintenance, garden care, construction, photography, videography interior plant care and office work.

  • Have a Seasonal Gardening Question?

    Have a Seasonal Gardening Question?

    Let us help with your seasonal gardening questions. Submit your question and we'll email a response with personal advice!

  • Watch our Event Calendar for Personal Enrichment classes!

    Watch our Event Calendar for Personal Enrichment classes!

    Educational and fun opportunities include: wreath making, garden tours, gardening, soap making, pruning, plant grafting and bee keeping among others.

  • Youth Group Programs

    Youth Group Programs

    We offer youth group opportunities at the arboretum! Call us at (919) 209-2517 to plan your field trip, senior project, badge fulfillment, or just to volunteer!

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Spring Time Pruning

JCC
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 9am – 1pm

Your garden will be waking up soon and spring is the time to prune many ornamental plants. Join us as we instruct and demonstrate various pruning techniques. This program will give you the confidence needed to maintain healthy, properly formed trees and shrubs. This program will take place in the Arboretum classroom L550. To register please contact Brenda Harris by calling (919) 209-2522 or email bkharris1@johnstoncc.edu. $20/participant.




NC Pesticide License Certification Preparation

JCC
Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 5:30 – 9:30pm

This series of classes is intended for landscape professionals seeking pesticide licensing in North Carolina. Upon completion of this series participants will be prepared to register for the N.C. Pesticide License Exam.  Instruction will focus on the Core Exam and Ornamental and Turf classifications. This program will take place in the Arboretum classroom L550. To register please contact Brenda Harris by calling (919) 209-2522 or email bkharris1@johnstoncc.edu. $70/participant.




NC Pesticide License Certification Preparation

JCC
Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 5:30 – 9:30pm

This series of classes is intended for landscape professionals seeking pesticide licensing in North Carolina. Upon completion of this series participants will be prepared to register for the N.C. Pesticide License Exam.  Instruction will focus on the Core Exam and Ornamental and Turf classifications. This program will take place in the Arboretum classroom L550. To register please contact Brenda Harris by calling (919) 209-2522 or email bkharris1@johnstoncc.edu. $70/participant.




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