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.

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 ArboretumThursday, February 21st, 2019 at 8:00am
Did you see us on WECT last night? We will be at the Arboretum for a few more days, so stop by and see us between 9am and 4pm.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumWednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 2:55pm
A rainy day afternoon nap!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared Mike See's post.Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 11:30am
This Camellia is available for sale, along with many others, at the Tidewater Camellia Club Show this Saturday @ the Arboretum starting at 10:00 am.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumTuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 8:00am
This is "egg-citing"!
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County Arboretum shared New Hanover County Government, NC's post.Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 5:53pm
2 upcoming opportunities to share your thoughts on Project Grace.
New Hanover County Arboretum
New Hanover County ArboretumMonday, February 18th, 2019 at 1:00pm
Save the Date!
Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 5:00am
Did you see is on WECT last night? We will be at the Arboretum for a few more days, so stop by and see us between 9am and 4pm. https://t.co/VWRHti0eHn
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 8:30am
This Camellia is available for sale, along with many others, at the Tidewater Camellia Club Show this Saturday @ the Arboretum starting at 10:00 am. https://t.co/YLS6yLAXGz
Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 2:53pm
2 upcoming opportunities to share your thoughts on Project Grace. https://t.co/ktUaiLsAfm
Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 5:19am
Our chicks are hatching! We had a few early arrivals. Hopefully we will see some more hatch throughout the day. The office is open from 9am-4pm for viewing. https://t.co/LXkHVJ3VwC
Monday, February 18th, 2019 at 3:54am
Saturday's Plant Sale at the Ability Garden's Lewis Greenhouse at New Hanover County Arboretum was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out and showed their support and to WWAY TV's Monique Robinson for helping spread the word about our 3rd... https://t.co/swiPcKJHV7
Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at 12:16pm
Lloyd Singleton (NHC Extension Director) and Sherrel Bunn (Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association President) with two of the EMGVA scholarship recipients (Angela Arce and Colleen Brown) at the UNCW Scholarship Donor Appreciation Dinner. https://t.co/BYhv46QLs9
Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 2:07pm
High blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking are three keys risk factors that are associated with heart diseases. At least 49% of Americans have one of the three risk factors. How can you avoid these three risk factors? https://t.co/RiebgEnFgw
Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 10:04am
What foods do you eat to maintain a healthy heart? Here are 8 simple steps to prevent heart disease in the link below! https://t.co/RPGjvkEGkD
Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 7:04am
Twenty-four facts you didn't know about your own heart! What is your most interesting fact? https://t.co/sQEv1Gzdm0
Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at 5:00am
Healthy heart, healthy life - Feb 14th

Heart disease is not just a man’s problem! Click the photo to see the dangerous myth that focuses heart disease only around men. https://t.co/R2mJSvrikg
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 5:00pm
Want to learn more about community events offered by Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS)? Click on the link below to attend our next community event!
Link: https://t.co/1pQ2RpCg3k https://t.co/1pQ2RpCg3k
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 12:33pm
All sales support their programming so please plan on stopping by! https://t.co/oIMW5gwRQp
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 8:00am
https://t.co/mBm2RetSzO our very own FCS agent in Wilmington - Morgan McKnight! Morgan is not only the FCS agent of New Hanover County, but Pender and Brunswick County as well! https://t.co/NqZUwdznyD
NC Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678