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 updated their cover photo.Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 5:00pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum updated their cover photo.Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 4:59pm
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, February 19th, 2018 at 4:54pm
Prunus 'Okame' sporting rosey pink blooms! Each week brings a new surprising blooming beauty in the garden.#winterblooms #nhcarboretum #nhc #gardening #prunus #okame #pinkblooms #coastalplants #blooming #bloomingbeauty #springisonitsway #springfever
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, February 19th, 2018 at 1:00pm
SATURDAY ------- February 24th
Tidewater Camellia Club Winter Show and Camellia Sale

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (FREE)

CAMELLIA SALE starts at 10:00 A.M.
and closes when all plants are sold or 5:00 P.M

Over 500 Blooms 1:00 P M.
Floral Displays open 10:00 A. M. - 5:00 P. M.

NEW FEATURE: INTERACTIVE CHILDREN'S CORNER
Childrens' Camellia Art Display & Education Exhibit
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, February 19th, 2018 at 7:59am
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
Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678