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Mark Weathington

Director & Curator of Collections Horticultural
Street Address: 4301 Beryl Road
Horticulture Field Lab
Raleigh, NC 27606
Mailing Address: 4301 Beryl Road
Horticulture Field Lab
Raleigh, NC 27606

Job Description Mark Weathington is the Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University. He earned undergraduate degrees in both Horticulture and Sociology and a master’s degree in Horticulture from VA Tech. He has served as Director of Horticulture for the Norfolk Botanical Garden and horticulturist for the Atlanta Botanic Garden. Mark travels extensively searching for new plants to diversify the American landscape. His explorations have taken him to China, Taiwan, Japan, Ecuador, Europe, Mexico, New Zealand, and throughout the US. Mark writes and speaks on a variety of topics in horticulture. He has recently revised and updated the Propagation Guide for Woody Plants at the JC Raulston Arboretum and is currently writing a gardening guide to the southeast for Timber Press. He has been published in Horticulture, Carolina Gardener, American Nurseryman and VA Gardener magazines as well as The Mid-Atlantic Gardener’s Book of Lists.


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