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 added 3 new photos.Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 11:17am
Sheuna Battle took her passion for archery and is sharing it with the next generation. She started the Focus Archery 4-H Club in 2015 while attending UNCW. On Saturday February 11 the 4-H Club competed at the USA Archery NC State Indoor Tournament, hosted at Droptine Archery in Advance NC.

Hunter Rock, age 17 won 2nd place silver in the Junior FITA compound division.

Serayah White, age 10 won 2nd place silver in the cadet bare bow recurve division.

Volunteer Sheuna Battle won 2nd place silver in the FITA compound division and even Robin Hooded an arrow during the tournament.
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New Hanover County ArboretumWednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 2:56pm
Spring has sprung at the arboretum! The weather is amazing! #wilmingtonnc #getoutside #nhcarboretum #nhc #spring #tulips #gardening #flowers #flowersoninstagram #annual
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New Hanover County Arboretum added 3 new photos.Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 11:06am
Let the sun shine and watch the flowers bloom!

Would you like to honor a loved one and sponsor a Blooming Border? Cherish that special someone with a 10ft border of seasonal flowers. For further information go to www. arboretum.nhcgov.com or call us at (910) 798-7660

"Where flowers bloom so does hope" Lady Bird Johnson.
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New Hanover County Arboretum shared Meteorologist Helen Holt's post.Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 8:28pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared Meteorologist Helen Holt's post.Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 8:25pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, February 20th, 2017 at 4:16pm
Newsflash:

We apologize but tomorrow and Wednesday the Administrative Building will be Closed for Construction🚧

PLANT CLINIC & GIFT SHOP WILL BE OPEN NORMAL HOURS

Please come visit the gardens. The weather is absolutely gorgeous, the camellias are beautiful and things are starting to bloom in an array of color.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 8:17am
Sheuna Battle took her passion for archery and is sharing it with the next generation. She started the Focus... https://t.co/3frrKm4AwY
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 8:06am
Let the sun shine and watch the flowers bloom!

Would you like to honor a loved one and sponsor a Blooming... https://t.co/3HISAkv7Bs
Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 1:16pm
Newflash:

We apologise but tomorrow and Wednesday the Administrative Building will be Closed for Construction🚧... https://t.co/EFzag02ptC
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678