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 WECT News's post.Thursday, April 19th, 2018 at 10:51am
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared their post.Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:53pm
Are you ready for the 2018 Master Gardener Plant Sale? Gates open tomorrow morning at 9am. We look forward to seeing you.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared Steven Frost's post.Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 4:04pm
“She turned to the sunlight
And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
"Winter is dead.”
AA Milne

Beautiful photo Steven
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumTuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:14am
The Plant Sale is not just all about plants. Take a look at the wonderful creations our master carpenters came up with.
Only 2 more days to wait!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum updated their cover photo.Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 3:35pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum updated their cover photo.Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 3:33pm
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 1:54pm
Are you ready for the 2018 Master Gardener Plant Sale? Gates open tomorrow morning at 9am. We look forward to seeing you. https://t.co/31axJGMIQP
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 1:04pm
“She turned to the sunlight
And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
"Winter is dead.”
AA Milne

Beautiful photo Steve https://t.co/stWlzkqMas
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 4:17am
How to Test Your Garden Soil | Homegrown | NC State University https://t.co/EFvHyBLtVQ
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678