A Conservation Garden


WELCOME to our Garden! The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a "conservation garden." Our guiding mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants in gardens and natural areas and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.

Visitor Info

  • Admission: Free to the public (though we welcome donations).
  • Directions: See our Getting Here page for directions, including public transit options.
  • Weekdays: 8 am - 5 pm (Offices, gift shop, and exhibits open at 9 am)
  • Saturday: 9 am - 5pm
  • Sunday: 1pm - 5 pm (6 pm from June-August)

Questions about gardening?

Visit our Green Gardener Clinic! A garden curator, trained volunteer, or Orange County Master Gardener is available every weekday from noon to 2 pm at the Green Gardener Desk in the Education Center (central building). You may also call (919-962-0522) at that time with your gardening/plant questions. Or, fill out and submit this FORM with your question.

Education Center

Education Center

The Garden's Education Center was dedicated on Oct 12, 2009. This Platinum level (LEED) green building was funded with private contributions from people like you! Please become a member of the Botanical Garden Foundation and support our efforts to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature: Make a Gift.

The Botanical Garden is a Campus Sustainability Partner and a founding member of the Center for Plant Conservation.

Published on March 06, 2014 at 01:57:34 pm.

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