Welcome to NCSU Extension Service and NHC Arboretum

The North Carolina State University Extension Service gives our county’s residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University.  Through educational programs, publications, and events, Extension Service Agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to New Hanover County citizens.

New Hanover County Arboretum

Open daily from dawn to dusk and no admission fee. The Arboretum is a unique, 7-acre park with FREE admission, in the heart of New Hanover County where homeowners can see the variety of plants that grow in our coastal area as well as emerging trends in plant material. Cooperative Extension’s “horticulture laboratory”, the Arboretum has a very knowledgeable staff and many volunteers working to make the gardens beautiful and educational. Come out and discover what makes us so extraordinary! The Arboretum is open to the public and is FREE!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared The Ability Garden's post.Friday, June 23rd, 2017 at 11:55am
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared The Ability Garden's photo.Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 1:15pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumWednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 5:47pm
The weather gods smiled on us and it is going to be a beautiful evening for our FOA Summer Solstice Party. Set up is nearly complete and guests are starting to arrive. Let's Party!!!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumTuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 11:40am
Work continues on improvements even if the weather is a little uncooperative. The guys are working on installing the Blooming Borders post. To commemorate or celebrate a loved one or friend consider purchasing an entire bed of color for a whole year. More information can be found on our website or by calling 910 798 7660
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum updated their cover photo.Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 7:42am
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, June 19th, 2017 at 3:02pm
Our chicks, once they hatch, are all spoken for but stop by the Arboretum Gift Shop to purchase your very own chick. Supplies are limited so get one while they last.
New Hanover County Arboretum
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 2:47pm
The weather gods smiled on us and it is going to be a beautiful evening for our Summer Solstice Party. Set up is... https://t.co/c7K3j1KaIV
Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 8:40am
Work continues on improvements even if the weather is a little uncooperative. The guys are working on installing... https://t.co/HUWcO8QEHl
Monday, June 19th, 2017 at 12:02pm
Our chicks, once they hatch, are all spoken for but stop by the Arboretum Gift Shop to purchase your very own... https://t.co/SpLczApgxF
Monday, June 19th, 2017 at 11:27am
Chicken Challenge #2

Hint #1 - this breed originated in China https://t.co/gvgq8CzUiY
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678