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Artist Registration Now Open for Art in the Arboretum 2022

Posted July 6, 2022 at 9:32 am     Category: News ReleaseUncategorized

Artist registration for the 27th annual Art in the Arboretum fundraising event is now open. Interested artisans can complete registration online by visiting no later than August 31. New … Read More »

Partner with the Friends of the Arboretum – Online Tree Sale Fundraiser

Posted September 9, 2021 at 2:45 pm     Category: Uncategorized

The tree sale is available to anyone living within the Cape Fear Area (Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender Counties). Focus:  Unique trees for gardens with small footprints and fruiting trees … Read More »

Pumpkin Palooza – 2021

Posted September 7, 2021 at 8:42 pm     Category: Uncategorized

Saturday, October 16th 2021 New Hanover County 4-H & NHC Arboretum is calling for all pumpkin carvers &Jack-o’-lantern artists to help illuminate the gardens during 4-H Pumpkin Palooza Drop off … Read More »

Celebrate ParkRx @ the Arboretum: May 9-15th

Posted May 7, 2021 at 11:17 am     Category: Uncategorized

The NHC Arboretum is the newest member of ParkRx in New Hanover County. ParkRx in Wilmington is a partnership between NHC Parks & Gardens, City of Wilmington Parks & Recreation, NC … Read More »

Grants for Gardens and More

Posted March 24, 2021 at 10:25 am     Category: Uncategorized

By the Extension Master Gardener Volunteers (EMGVA) 2022 EMGVA Grants are available to any local non-profit organization willing to propose a gardening project that will focus on Research, Teaching /Learning, … Read More »

NC Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678
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