Raulston Blooms

What is it? Fun for the whole family! Learn, shop for your garden, get great ideas, and enjoy gourmet treats while supporting the JC Raulston Arboretum. We're rolling out the red carpet for members, home gardeners, families, and children by offering a day that's packed with garden and nature activities, shopping, and outdoor fun.

Become a Sponsor


  • JCRA Spring Plant Sale – plus select guest plant vendors
    • Pine Knot Farms
    • Mr. Maple
    • Superior Plants Nursery
  • 17th Annual Birdhouse Competition
  • Gardening talks – learn from the experts
      • Brie Arthur – foodscaping
      • Bryce Lane – improving your health with gardening
      • Will Hooker – permaculture
      • Mark Weathington – great plants
  • Hands-on fun for children and families
  • Invited artists and craftsmen
  • Food trucks, Neomonde, and NC State Howling Cow ice cream
  • Educational displays and demonstrations

For more information & tickets, click *here*