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September 2020

32nd Annual Sculpture in the Garden

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - December 6 @ 5:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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Sunday, September 13 to Sunday, December 6, 2020 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays (normal Garden hours) $5 suggested donation; no reservation necessary Each fall, Sculpture in the Garden unites the work of local artists with the curated landscapes of the North Carolina Botanical Garden. This year's show features over 60 installations by 41 North Carolina artists. From steel to ceramic, tiny to massive, and abstract to figurative, there’s something for everyone; all ages are welcome. Most sculptures are…

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October 2020

WILD Ideas for Wildflowers

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the North Carolina Botanical Garden and Triangle Land Conservancy at this free collaborative virtual event: Wild Ideas for Wildflowers! What makes a flower wild? And which ones have what it takes to thrive in the Triangle? Let’s grow beyond a color palette and create landscapes that have cultural and ecological relevance in our backyards, nature preserves, and beyond. Please join us for a night to ground ourselves in the power of plants and see what takes root! Wild Ideas…

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November 2020

Annual Jenny Elder Fitch Memorial Lecture: Heirloom Seeds – Saving Stories, Preserving Biodiversity

November 1 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Interest in growing organic and sustainable gardens has skyrocketed during the pandemic, evidenced by shortages of seeds and vegetable starts. Join us as visionary seed saver, storyteller, and former NCBG volunteer Ira Wallace explores how tradition, taste, place, and storytelling work to preserve biodiversity, regional food traditions, and seed saving. She will share stories of seeds and the gardeners who save them for great heirloom varieties like Greasy beans, Cherokee Purple, and Radiator Charlie’s Mortgage Lifter tomatoes. Ira Wallace is…

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