Recommended Sources for Native Plants

…& shrubs Growing Wild Nursery 1455 Arthur Teague Rd. Siler City, NC 27344 919-200-2677 www.growingwildnursery.com/ Native plants Hanging Dog Valley Nursery 2600 Boiling Springs Rd Murphy, NC 28906 828-837-7921 strawn@directv.net

Garden Shop

…children’s books for purchase, as well as plants, jewelry, t-shirts, educational toys, NCBG logo items, stationary, greeting cards, pottery, and handicrafts by local artists. The Shop is open from 9…

Eloise Wicker Knight

…(b. 1919), who earned his degree in Pharmacy from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1951. The Knights had two sons and one daughter: Alan Wicker Knight (b. 1958), Kevin Richard Knight, and…

Louis Hermann Pammel

…and added ca. 50,000 plants to the collection. Pammel also arranged the herbarium’s purchase for $5,000 of the C. C. Parry Collection which contained many type specimens of plants of…

Saving Cochrane Property

…they ever decided to sell. After Mrs. Cochrane’s death in 2015, we pursued land purchase in earnest. The 13-acre parcel was purchased from the Shirley G. Cochrane Trust and directly…

Preserves and Natural Areas

…Access: Public Directions: Google Maps The Coker Pinetum is approximately 25 acres of wooded terrain that links the UNC campus with the Garden. A pinetum, by definition, is a collection…

Plant Sales are Back!

The garden may be closed but you can still buy great native plants from our nursery and, in doing so, help support our organization! How to Purchase Plants from NCBG…

Abram Paschal Garber

…Porto Rican [sic; Puerto Rican] plants, the Gray Herbarium at Harvard University [GH], the Canby Herbarium now in the College of Pharmacy of New York [transferred to NY in 1945],…