Welcome to the NC Cooperative Extension and NHC Arboretum.

Out an abundance of caution for our volunteers, the Plant Clinic and Gift Shop will be closed on Friday, Sept 30 due to possible adverse weather conditions from Hurricane Ian. At this time the Admin Office and Gardens will remain open, but please check back here for updates before visiting.

Oct 3-4-5 the staff will be out of the office. The Admin office will be closed Oct 3 & 4. The Plant Clinic and Gift shop will be closed all 3 days. The Gardens will remain open to visitors.

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.

Gardens open: 8am-5pm daily.

Office hours: 9am-5pm (Closed noon-1pm)  

Main Office: 910-798-7660

Plant Clinic: 910-798-7680  Open: 10am-4pm

Gift Shop: 910-798-7650   Open: 10am-4pm

Friends of the Arboretum (Memberships/Donatons/Pavers) 910-798-7660 

Facility Reservations & Rentals:  Please use the Facility Reservation Tab above.

Weddings: Please use the Facility Reservation Tab  to request information. 

After Hours Photography (available Monday-Thursday): Please use the Facility Reservation Tab above for availability and rates

 

American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admissions Program 2022 Member Garden

N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and Arboretum

The Arboretum is committed to sustainable practices. We do not sell bottled water on site. We do have a RO water bottle filler station and encourage all visitors to bring a refillable bottle.
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and Arboretum
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and ArboretumThursday, September 29th, 2022 at 8:01pm
Out of an abundance of caution for our volunteers, the Plant Clinic and Gift Shop will be closed tomorrow Friday, September 30th. At this time the Admin Office and Gardens will remain open, but check back before your visit for updated hours or additional closures.
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and Arboretum
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and ArboretumTuesday, September 27th, 2022 at 8:35pm
Please note the changes to our hours next week. The gardens will remain open from 8am-5pm all 3 days.
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and Arboretum
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and ArboretumTuesday, September 27th, 2022 at 6:57pm
Ready for #NCCrunch 2022? The NC Crunch is opportunity for youth and adults to taste and learn about North Carolina-grown fruits and vegetables with their schools, early care and education centers, agencies, organizations, groups and families for Farm to School and Early Care and Education Month in October. It's also an opportunity to thank all those involved in feeding our communities. Everyone can participate!

Plan now to crunch on October 19 or any time during the month that works for you. Sign up and receive a free guide with tips, templates and links to resources, https://growing-minds.org/north-carolina-crunch/. Help us reach all 100 counties and at least 500,000 participants this year to make it a crunch heard across the state!

#ncfarmtoschool #farmtoschool #farmtoschoolmonth
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and Arboretum
N.C. Cooperative Extension - New Hanover County Center and ArboretumTuesday, September 27th, 2022 at 3:00pm
Please note changes to our hours Oct 3rd-5th. The gardens will remain open for your enjoyment from 8am-5pm.
On Oct 3-4-5 staff will be out of the office attending a conference. The Admin office will be closed Oct 3 & 4. The Plant Clinic and Gift shop will be closed all 3 days. The Gardens will remain open to visitors.
(Yellow swallowtail at the Arb - photo courtesy of Gary Allen) https://t.co/RDhYzIkoSh
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We have made the difficult decision to postpone 𝗔𝗿𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗿𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗲𝘁𝘂𝗺 due to the uncertainty of weather impacts from Hurricane Ian this weekend. The new dates will be Nov 5th-6th.
Mark your calendars. https://t.co/QfSEZMEIgX
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Garbage to Gardens is seeking a dynamic person to lead the program into the future. Candidates should be self-starting, organized, passionate about living soil and healthy waste stream management. Click here to read the full position description: https://t.co/AZH1Uu1lAY https://t.co/pHSK5GbeWd nhcarb photo
New hours this year. Open later to allow people who work 9-5pm during the week to shop on Thursday and Friday.
Thursday, April 28th through Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday, May 1st doors open at noon and close at 4 p.m. https://t.co/N1y4YyaPDU
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Native Plant Festival this Saturday. Free and open to all. Activities, exhibits, presentations & food truck at the NHC Arboretum. Plant sales at vendors throughout New Hanover and Brunswick counties. https://t.co/4KyGGh0v2L nhcarb photo
Seeking a Family & Consumer Science agent with a passion to address issues of food insecurity, poverty, and equity by partnering and collaborating with organizations that provide crucial services in nutrition, health and education.

Apply @ https://t.co/bfTLuM85Ap https://t.co/AY0knrR3Cq
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Summer camp is a lot of FUN, but it is so much more than that. Thanks to NHC Farm Bureau, campers at Maides Park & Martin Luther King Center learned all about bees and pollinators while participating in building bee houses, making compound eyes and crafting beautiful butterflies. https://t.co/xF7o77p6U2 nhcarb photo
We are pleased to represent @newhanoverco4h with the latest addition to our flagpole. https://t.co/33U65I135K nhcarb photo
Tomorrow - Join us for the 3rd Saturday Ability Garden Plant Sale 9am - 1pm at the Lewis Greenhouse.
NC Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678
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