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 New Hanover County 4-H's post.Monday, August 13th, 2018 at 3:16pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumSaturday, August 11th, 2018 at 7:31am
Have gardening questions? Come out and talk with Master Gardener Volunteers at the Riverfront Farmers' Market this morning!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumThursday, August 9th, 2018 at 8:40am
Please welcome our newest Arboretum 10% Supporter.
Daryl Rosenbaum is the force behind Design Results.
She loves the challenge of making homes and properties more inviting, practical and stunning! ( FOA 10% discount does not apply to materials). Daryl can be contacted at (910) 616 4374 for all your interior design needs.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, August 6th, 2018 at 4:14pm
Mark your calendars: September 15th 9am-4pm and join us at the Arboretum for the Annual Native Plant Festival. You do not want to miss this fun event. Learn what is native to this area --

Canopy trees native to the coastal plain: Red Maple, River Birch, Persimmon, American beech, Black Gum, White Oak, Shumard Oak, & Live Oak
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumThursday, August 2nd, 2018 at 4:24pm
Sunday is the last day to register online for this year's Art in the Arboretum.
If you need help registering -- tomorrow is your last day as the offices are closed at the weekend.

Don't delay register today!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared a link.Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 at 7:24am
Monday, August 13th, 2018 at 5:17am
WOW! Great job Gary.
We look forward to having you share your work with visitors to this year's Art in the Arboretum. https://t.co/zeCSRGwJ1q
Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 at 4:24am
Protect the Pollinator – NC State Works to Preserve Billion Dollar Bees | Homegrown | NC State University https://t.co/iWGSXFD1pO
Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 5:29am
How to Manage Pests and Disease in My Garden | Homegrown | NC State University https://t.co/0vvFlDKMni
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678