The Gardeners of Wake County is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide gardening education and horticultural information to our members and the gardening public. Joining the GWC meetup group provides everyone information about the Gardeners of Wake County, Inc,but does not imply membership in the Gardeners of Wake County, Inc. Membership in Gardeners of Wake County, Inc. can be achieved by completing the membership application & paying the membership fee following the information at http://gardenersofwakecounty.org/about_us.h.... The Gardeners of Wake County, Inc meets every third Tuesday at 7:30 pm in the Ruby McSwain building at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum on Beryl Rd. in Raleigh, except for the special events held in three months of the year. Each meeting starts with a short business session followed by a horticulture related program. Plants are brought by members and given away as prizes. At 7:00 PM Liquid Refreshments and Snacks are provided by members at each meeting. The monthly meetings provide an opportunity for members and visitors to discuss garden problems, exchange ideas about gardening & bring plants to be given away at meeting end. Many of our members are also Master Gardeners. Visitors are always welcome and goiven first choice of freebie plants.