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.

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:  910-798-7670 

Facility Reservations & Rentals:  Please use the Facility Reservation Tab above,  or call 910-798-7660

Weddings: Please use the Facility Reservation Tab. No receptions – ceremony only.

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


Friday, June 18th, 2021 at 5:54pm
JUN 21: Sustainability Summer Fashion Show @ the Arboretum with Sokoto House. Buy your tickets here. https://t.co/aZtURsM40s
Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 at 12:09pm
There are still spots left for today's virtual discussion with New Hanover County Arboretum and Extension Director, Lloyd Singleton hosted by the @NHCLibrary #readacrossthecountry
sign up here: https://t.co/jMNUiYR4y6 https://t.co/eIMMiUGAkg
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Monday, June 14th, 2021 at 4:44pm
We can't wait for Saturday! Join us 6.19 for the Juneteenth Fair here at the Arboretum from 5:30-8:30pm. All are welcome to join! https://t.co/IaTwNgj1fB nhcarb photo
Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 4:49pm
Author J. Drew Lanham proclaims, "I am a man in love with nature." Join us for a discussion of The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature with special guest Lloyd Singleton, Director of Arboretum. Registration required: https://t.co/Gt6B0t2Jxv @nhclibrary https://t.co/Pb5htPIdEo nhcarb photo
Friday, June 4th, 2021 at 3:16pm
‘Poolside Pests’ is a program aimed at increasing awareness of the Asian longhorned beetle and spotted lanternfly - attracted to water, & pools across the state can serve as traps for these non-native invasive pests. Recognize and report here: https://t.co/U1hpUOdTkh.
Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at 11:40am
We will be open Memorial Day weekend. https://t.co/7BtHGfwBZE
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New Hanover County @NewHanoverCo
HOLIDAY NOTICE | #NHCgov offices, Public Libraries, Senior Resource Center, household hazardous waste facilities & Hazwagon will be closed on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. The landfill, @nhcarb, @AirlieGardens, @CapeFearMuseum and @NHCParks will be open. https://t.co/C9k8Y7Z46t
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 at 3:14pm
New Hanover Soil and Water Conservation Presents: A Watershed Moment! Learn about the health of the Hewletts Creek & Bradley Creek Watersheds, projects that have improved the water quality, & ways that you can help! See more info here: https://t.co/2gOIT0pyrY https://t.co/lymXnha0Zy nhcarb photo
NC Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678
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