Welcome to the NC Cooperative Extension and NHC Arboretum

North Carolina Cooperative Extension 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  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 ArboretumFriday, April 19th, 2019 at 5:29am
Let’s pay it forward and help others who may not have access to fresh produce, while supporting local farmers. Come and visit us at the Tidal Creek Farmers Market (5329 Oleander Drive) tomorrow from 8am-1pm.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared a post.Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 4:52pm
The gardens will be open tomorrow but the administrative offices will be closed for the holiday.

On Saturday the grounds will close at 4pm for a special event and will reopen Easter Sunday for your enjoyment.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumTuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 1:33pm
Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.
--Jessica Harrelson

Could today be more perfect!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared a link.Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at 5:50pm
'Jurassic Park' will stay longer as a part of our upcoming Oleander Express on May 11. It will be an activity filled morning for children ages 10 and
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared a post.Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at 1:31pm
What an incredible Spring in the Ability Garden! After a wonderful weekend of fairy gardens, this weekend we are having a great time at the Master Gardener Plant sale! If you missed the Fairy Gardens, we still have a few gardens on display, Woodland Whismy, Jurassic Park, Friendly Neighbors, Fairy Tea Party, Fairies of 3 Swamp, Master Class with Hiroshi, Mountains to the Sea, Wheels in the Garden, and The Garden in Bloom. Enjoy fairy and the plant sale.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared a post.Friday, April 12th, 2019 at 10:10am
New Hanover County Arboretum's Master Gardener Plant Sale is going on now through Sunday! It's free & open to the public with 7,000+ plants available for purchase. Check out some of the photos from this year's sale: flic.kr/s/aHsmCobhNe.

Hours are Thursday-Saturday 9 am-5 pm & Sunday Noon-4 pm. #NHCgov
Friday, April 19th, 2019 at 2:30am
Let’s pay it forward and help others who may not have access to fresh produce, while supporting local farmers. Come and visit us at the Tidal Creek Farmers Market (5329 Oleander Drive) tomorrow from 8am-1pm. https://t.co/4BRE2ReVkX
Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 1:52pm
The gardens will be open tomorrow but the administrative offices will be closed for the holiday.

On Saturday the grounds will close at 4pm for a special event and will reopen Easter Sunday for your enjoyment. https://t.co/qc314lTgd8
Thursday, April 18th, 2019 at 8:43am
We need YOU!
Are you a 4-H alumnus?
Rally behind our 4-H.
Reconnect with 4-H, find out what's new and how you can get involved.
Our inaugural 4-H Alumni & Friends event is Sunday, April 28th. Register on or before Monday, April 22nd https://t.co/B3GA4TWn2q
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 10:33am
Spring adds new life and new beauty to all that is.
--Jessica Harrelson

Could today be more perfect!
Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at 2:50pm
Fairies, dinosaurs invade the gardens at the Arboretum in Wilmington https://t.co/SS2JYqGE3N
Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 7:20am
Are you ready? Only a few days now until the plant sale. Preparations are well underway. What plant is at the top of your must-buy list? Comment and share to win a $10 gift certificate. Winner will be drawn Wednesday at noon.
April 11-13 9am-5pm and April 14 12pm-4pm
Friday, April 5th, 2019 at 8:21am
Congrats Morgan Marshall the winner of the $10 gift certificate to the Plant Sale🌻🌼🌸🌺
Please contact us to claim your prize!
Thursday, April 4th, 2019 at 1:34pm
Come meet our new friendly neighbors and enjoy the creative displays. There are a few more hours before the gardens close at dusk.

Garden Tour tickets will be required for admission starting tomorrow through Sunday.
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 at 8:59am
The Ability Garden is the "Beer of the Month" at Wrightsville Beach Brewery. WBB donates 11% to us for every Ability Garden beer. Be sure to stop in this month and quench your thirst! https://t.co/9qcizNFqPM
Monday, April 1st, 2019 at 12:42pm
Local strawberries are available here in Wilmington at Lewis Farms on Gordon Road and in Brunswick County at Brunswick Berries in Bolivia. https://t.co/fwDT5dh9Ki
NC Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678