6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
The Administrative Offices at the Arboretum will be closed Friday, April 15 in observance of the Easter holiday. Gardens will be open normal hours.
Garden hours during annual Master Gardener Plant Sale:
Wednesday, April 27 – pre-sale for Friends of the NHC Arboretum – noon until 4 pm; gardens closed at 4 pm
Thursday thru Saturday, April 28-30 – OPENS at 10 am, closes at 6pm
Sunday, May 1 – OPENS at Noon; closes at 4 pm
Monday – Friday 9 am – 12 noon & 1 pm – 5 pm 910 798-7660
Plant Clinic Hours & Gift Shop Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. 910 798-7680
The gardens are open each day from 8 am until 5 pm. See below for possible garden closings.
Gardens CLOSED or TICKETED Events
None at this time.
Free to the public. Check closing and ticketed event information above for exceptions.
Small groups are welcome for short visits or field trips, at no charge, but please call ahead to register and check availability of the gardens.
Click here to view a printable detailed map of the Arboretum. This map is also available on the garden grounds and at the Cooperative Extension Office.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS: Due to activities and planned events in the gardens, please contact Angie Pearsall @ 910 798-7660 to ensure availability of the gardens for photo shoots. Also contact Tim Buckland firstname.lastname@example.org at NHC Govt to obtain a permit, if required.