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Open Nursery and Garden Dates

Plant Delights Nursery/Juniper Level Botanic Garden Open Nursery and Garden Dates

Open house

We are open to the public during the dates specified below. Appointments for visits at other dates and times must be scheduled in advance by completing this form: Visit Request Form to request an off-schedule visit.

We're excited to announce our new garden chat series "Gardening Unplugged" during Open Nursery and Garden Days in 2017. These 15 minutes presentations will focus on seasonally prominent plants and garden design ideas. Meet at the Welcome Tent near the parking lot to join us!

Don't let Open Nursery and Garden Days slip by! Click the  icon next to each date or Gardening Unplugged topic to add it to your personal calendar.

    2017 Open Nursery and Garden Dates

    Winter 2017

    • Friday, February 24, 8 am - 5 pm 2017-02-24 8:00:00 2017-02-24 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Saturday, February 25, 8 am - 5 pm   2017-02-25 8:00:00 2017-02-25 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Sunday, February 26, 1 pm - 5 pm   2017-02-26 13:00:00 2017-02-26 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Friday, March 3, 8 am - 5 pm   2017-03-03 8:00:00 2017-03-03 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Saturday, March 4, 8 am - 5 pm   2017-03-04 8:00:00 2017-03-04 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Sunday, March 5, 1 pm - 5 pm   2017-03-05 13:00:00 2017-03-05 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com

    Gardening Unplugged Chat Series Topics

    • Feb 24 @ 10am – Evergreen Perennials (Tony)   2017-02-24 10:00:00 2017-02-24 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Evergreen Perennials Tony discusses gardening with Evergreen Perennials. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Feb 25 @ 10am – Berm Gardening (Tony)   2017-02-25 10:00:00 2017-02-25 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Berm Gardening Learn the value of Berm Gardening from Tony. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Feb 25 @ 2pm – Berm Construction with Rocks (Jeremy Schmidt)   2017-02-25 14:00:00 2017-02-25 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Berm Construction Grounds and Research Supervisor Jeremy Schmidt shares his experience building berms with rocks. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Feb 26 @ 2pm – Winter Bones – Designing for Garden Structure (Tony)   2017-02-26 14:00:00 2017-02-26 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Winter Bones Tony shares tips for designing a garden with as much winter interest as summer beauty. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Mar 3 @ 10am – Conifers for the Garden (Tony)   2017-03-03 10:00:00 2017-03-03 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Conifers for the Garden Tony explores the variety and varied use of Conifers in the garden. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Mar 4 @ 10am – Ferns for the Garden (Tony)   2017-03-04 10:00:00 2017-03-04 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Ferns for the Garden Add texture and interest to your garden with Fersn. Tony shares his tips and favorites. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Mar 4 @ 2pm – Grapevine Pruning (Keith Lukowski)   2017-03-04 14:00:00 2017-03-04 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Grapevine Pruning Garden Supervisor Keith Lukowski covers the fine art of pruning grapevines. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Mar 5 @ 2pm – Asarum Wild Gingers (Tony)   2017-03-05 14:00:00 2017-03-05 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Asarum Wild Gingers Learn more about th interesting genus Asarum from Tony. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com

    Spring 2017

    • Friday, April 28, 8 am - 5 pm 2017-04-28 8:00:00 2017-04-28 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Spring Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Saturday, April 29, 8 am - 5 pm 2017-04-29 8:00:00 2017-04-29 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Spring Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Sunday, April 30, 1 pm - 5 pm 2017-04-30 13:00:00 2017-04-30 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Spring Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Friday, May 5, 8 am - 5 pm 2017-05-05 8:00:00 2017-05-05 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Spring Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Saturday, May 6, 8 am - 5 pm 2017-06-06 8:00:00 2017-06-06 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Spring Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Sunday, May 7, 1 pm - 5 pm 2017-06-07 13:00:00 2017-06-07 17:00:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Spring Open Nursery Tour the Garden, Shop the Nursery, and Participate in our new Gardening Unplugged Chat Series. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com

    Gardening Unplugged Chat Series Topics

    • Apr 28 @ 10am – Trilliums for the South (Tony)   2017-04-28 10:00:00 2017-04-28 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Trilliums for the South Learn about growing the woodland favorite Trillium, aka toadshade, in the south. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Apr 28 @ 2pm – Propagating Trillium from Seed (Jeremy Schmidt)   2017-04-28 14:00:00 2017-04-28 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Trilliums for the South Learn how to propagate the woodland favorite Trillium, aka toadshade, from seed from Grounds and Research Supervisor Jeremy Schmidt. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Apr 29 @ 10am - Hardy Agave for the Garden (Mike Papay)   2017-04-29 10:00:00 2017-04-29 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Hardy Agave for the Garden Agave expert and Friend of PDN Mike Papay will highlight great hardy Agave selections. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Apr 29 @ 2pm – Hardy Cactus for the Garden (Mike Papay)   2017-04-29 14:00:00 2017-04-29 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Hardy Cactus for the Garden Cactus expert and Friend of PDN Mike Papay will highlight great hardy Cactus selections. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • Apr 30 @ 2pm – Hostas for the Garden (Tony)   2017-04-30 14:00:00 2017-04-30 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Hostas for the Garden Tony shares his favorite Hosta selections. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • May 5 @ 10am – Solomon's Seals (Tony)   2017-05-05 10:00:00 2017-05-05 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Solomon's Seals Learn about the genera (Polygonatum, Disporum, Disporopsis) that share the common name Solomon's Seals. Tony shares his favorites. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • May 6 @ 10am – Pitcher Plants (Tony)   2017-05-06 10:00:00 2017-05-06 10:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Pitcher Plants Learn about the fascinating insectivorous pitcher plants: Sarracenia. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com
    • May 7 @ 2pm – Baptisias (Tony)   2017-05-07 14:00:00 2017-05-07 14:15:00 America/New_York Plant Delights - Winter Open Nursery - Gardening Unplugged: Baptisias Tony talks about the outstanding specimen plants of the genus Baptisia. 9241 Sauls Rd., Raleigh NC, 27603 Plant Delights Nursery office@plantdelights.com

    Summer 2017

    • Friday, July 7, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Saturday, July 8, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Sunday, July 9, 1 pm - 5 pm
    • Friday, July 14, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Saturday, July 15, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Sunday, July 16, 1pm - 5 pm

    Gardening Unplugged Chat Series Topics

    • July 7@ 10am – Fragrant plants (Tony)
    • July 8 @ 10am – Rain Gardens (Tony)
    • July 9 @ 2pm – Hardy Hibiscus (Tony)
    • July 14 @ 10am – Mangaves (Tony)
    • July 15 @ 10am – Shade Gardening (Tony)
    • July 16 @ 2pm – Selaginellas – the un-ferns (Tony)

    Fall 2017

    • Friday, September 8, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Saturday, September 9, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Sunday, September 10, 1 pm - 5 pm
    • Friday, September 15, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Saturday, September 16, 8 am - 5 pm
    • Sunday, September 17, 1 pm - 5 pm

    Gardening Unplugged Chat Series Topics

    • Sept 8 @ 10am – Native plants for fall (Tony)
    • Sept 9 @ 10am – Plant Taxonomy (Zac Hill)
    • Sept 10 @ 2pm – Carex (Tony)
    • Sept 15 @ 10am – Hardy Palms (Tony)
    • Sept 16 @ 10am – Hardy bananas (Tony)
    • Sept 17 @ 2pm – Ornamental grasses (Tony)

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