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Summer 2013 Interns

Interns Summer Tour

20130709-102710.jpgThe 2013 summer intern class at the JC Raulston Arboretum were put on the spot today and gave the July Plantsman Tour. They rose to the challenge and gave a fantastic tour of course.


Stump Removal

Jeremy and I removed a Hamamelis stump from underneath the Ulmus parvifolia. Tom



First Rainy Workday of the Summer

We tried to keep up with Tim as he lead us around the Arboretum so we could take cuttings (Tim wouldn't let us take Aesculus chinensis since it won't root). We did get to take cuttings from Callicarpa japonica 'Shiji Murasaki', Deutzia parviflora, Stachyurus 'Carolina Parakeet', Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgandy' and plenty of Salvia. Despite the rain, we enjoyed wandering around the gardens and choosing our favorite plants to propagate. We spent the afternoon potting seedlings and learning about the filemaker computer program.