The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a conservation garden. Our guiding mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.

News from the Garden

2024 NC Wildflower of the Year

We are excited to announce this year’s North Carolina Wildflower of the Year, erect snoutbean (Rhynchosia tomentosa). This little-known member of the legume family grows in dry and sandy woodlands in the southeastern U.S.

Upcoming symposium honors the African American legacy in horticulture

The North Carolina Botanical Garden is proud to partner with the Durham County Library, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, NC A&T, and other local organizations for The African American Legacy in…

2024 Summer Internships

Join our team this summer! We’re hiring for summer internships in our Conservation, Horticulture, and Learning & Community Engagement departments. These positions provide students and emerging professionals a chance to…

January-June 2024

Saving Our Savannas: Stories of the Longleaf Pine

This six-month series of programs and events honors the natural, cultural, and historical significance of these remarkable environments.
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