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 added 2 new photos.Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 1:34pm
TIDEWATER CAMELLIA CLUB ANNUAL FALL SHOW & SALE. Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the New Hanover County Arboretum.

FREE EVENT. Camellia blooms on display by Tidewater Camellia Club members. Interactive Children's Corner, camellia care education and CAMELLIA SALE! Come early for the best selection. Plant sales begin at 10am and judged blooms will be available for viewing at 12:00pm.
Details at www.tidewatercamelliaclub.org
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared New Hanover County 4-H's post.Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 5:05pm
Pre-order your NC Fraser Fir Wreath in support of New Hanover County 4-H! Pre-orders end on Thursday, November 15, 2018!

Standard Door Wreath (22") for $25
Deluxe Door Wreath (24") for $30

For order form check out: https://newhanover.ces.ncsu.edu/2018/10/7th-annual-4-h-wreath-sale/

All proceeds go to New Hanover County 4-H programs.

Questions: Contact New Hanover Cooperative Extension at 910-798-7660

Thank you for supporting New Hanover County 4-H!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared The Ability Garden's photo.Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 5:28pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared New Hanover County Government, NC's post.Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 4:30pm
The Gardens will be open Monday however the Administrative Office, Plant Clinic and Gift Shop will be closed.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum updated their profile picture.Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 8:09am
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum added 6 new photos — with Deborah McDuffie Art.Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 8:13am
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 10:34am
TIDEWATER CAMELLIA CLUB ANNUAL FALL SHOW & SALE. Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the New Hanover County Arboretum.

FREE EVENT. Camellia blooms on display by Tidewater... https://t.co/X0FmWpnWWc
Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 1:30pm
The Gardens will be open Monday however the Administrative Office, Plant Clinic and Gift Shop will be closed. https://t.co/nZ4hbJtJiY
Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 5:18am
Congratulations to the Art in the Arboretum 2D Peoples Choice Winners
1st Place - Deborah McDuffie
2nd Place - Tony Alderman
3rd Place - Gemma Brooks https://t.co/TyO650jWTe
Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 9:51am
Please support the Ability Garden this holiday season by purchasing a beautiful, NC grown Poinsettia. You can pre-order your poinsettias by November 12th at the Arboretum or come to our Holiday Plant... https://t.co/f0ASTwsd5e
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at 7:16am
Its a little breezy out this morning but don't let that deter you from visiting Art in the Arboretum and supporting the artists and musicians. MeMa's and Trolley Stop are already set up and waiting to serve you some delicious treats. https://t.co/ykQG5lSepF
Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 4:00pm
Live Auction at the Party tomorrow night. We have some very special items including a day trip for 6 to Finns Island with a private tour guide. Relax on the front porch of the rustic cabin or go... https://t.co/scIEWsknsJ
Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 8:28am
Art in the Arboretum is open for business and the weather is fine here right now. Gates will close at 4pm today. Weekend hours are 10am-4pm and the weather forecast is looking good.🙂
Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 8:21am
Art in the Arboretum is open for business and the weather is fine here right now. We have a lot of fabulous art on display, both inside and around the gardens. Gates will close at 4pm today. Weekend hours are 10am-4pm and the weather forecast is looking good.
Thursday, November 1st, 2018 at 2:05pm
We have had a change of lineup for the Food Trucks for Art in the Arboretum. It looks like we are going to eat well at the weekend!

Friday - no food truck
Saturday - MeMa's and Trolley Stop
Sunday - Little Chef Food Truck
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 2:47pm
The gardens will be closing early again today, as we prepare for the Art Show this upcoming weekend, and the gates will be locked at 6pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 at 2:36pm
Tune in to WECT 'First at Four' tomorrow to hear all about Art in the Arboretum from Elaine Cooper, representing Wilmington Art Association, and our new executive director Lloyd Singleton. Art in the... https://t.co/sxnxaipjAD
Monday, October 29th, 2018 at 5:22am
Audubon NC Expands Native Plant Guide | Coastal Review Online https://t.co/J0KY3BwPRs
Saturday, October 27th, 2018 at 8:24am
A wonderful example of the art that will be on display and for sale at Art in the Arboretum next weekend (Fri-Sat-Sun 10am-4pm) https://t.co/IlK6DRsv3t
Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 1:31pm
Check out our NC Cooperative Extension Booth at the Cape Fear Fair & Expo!
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678