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 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.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, February 20th, 2017 at 12:22pm
The new point of sale system in the Gift Shop is a breeze to use and has simplified the check out process.
Do you work during the week? Good news --- The Gift Shop will be open on Saturday during the Tidewater Camellia Show and Sale. We look forward to seeing you there!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumFriday, February 17th, 2017 at 9:57am
Melissa Hight of Wilmington was recognized for outstanding service and commitment to the 4-H school enrichment program "Embryology in the Classroom." Melissa has made tremendous improvements to the program, which brings fertilized chicken eggs to second-graders across New Hanover County. Read more at: http://www.starnewsonline.com/entertainment/20170216/your-voice-local-volunteer-receives-4-h-state-award
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared New Hanover County Government, NC's post.Thursday, February 16th, 2017 at 11:12am
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678