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 ArboretumThursday, February 15th, 2018 at 1:00pm
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
Percy Bysshe Shelley
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumThursday, February 15th, 2018 at 10:29am
Are you interested in home food preservation? Our FCS agent Morgan McKnight has classes starting in May and running through July in New Hanover, Pender & Brunswick Counties. Sign up online.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared WECT News's post.Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 8:32am
Plant Sale Hours: 9am-12pm.
Support the Ability Garden. Much work to be done and more funds are necessary to meet the needs of the community
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared VT's video.Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 4:57pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
VT
How cool are these insects?! 😱 Credit: ViralHog
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared The Ability Garden's post.Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 3:13pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum added 3 new photos — feeling loved.Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 1:59pm
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!
The Gift Shop is open until 4pm today!
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678