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Our twice-yearly magazine includes articles about conservation at the Garden, in our region, and beyond. You'll also find home gardening tips and inspiration, upcoming events, and more!

Back Issues of

Conservation Gardener


Annual Reports

Newsletter Archive

5/2/2024 – This May: Spring Native Plant Sale, Twilight Thursdays, and more!

4/4/2024 – This April: Sims Lecture, Twilight Thursdays, Chapel Hill Garden Tour, and more!

3/7/2024 – This March: Botanical Sports Mascots, FloraQuest App, Call for Artwork, Daily Plant Sale, and more!

2/1/2024 – This February: Wildflower of the Year, Darwin Day, Internships, and more!

1/8/2024 – This January: Saving Our Savannas, Camp Flytrap, and more!

12/7/2023 – This December: Sculpture in the Garden awards, 2024 classes and programs, and more!

11/2/2023 – This November: Fitch Lecture, Sculpture in the Garden, Mason Farm Boardwalk, and more!

10/5/2023 – This October: NatureFest, Sculpture in the Garden, Fitch Lecture coming soon, and more!

9/7/2023 – This September: Sculpture in the Garden, Fall Plant Sale, and more!

8/3/2023 – This August: Twilight Thursdays, Fall Events, and more!

7/6/2023 – This July: NC Moth Week, Conservation Gardening 101, and more!

6/1/2023 – This June: Natural Area Expansion, Twilight Thursday, and more!

5/4/2023 – This May: Spring Native Plant Sale, Twilight Thursdays, and more!

4/6/2023 – This April: Twilight Thursdays, Special Lectures, and more!

3/2/2023 – This March: Sims Lecture, Yoga & Art Workshop, and more!

2/2/2023 – This February: Darwin Day, New Programs, and more!

1/5/2023 – This January: 2023 Wildflower of the Year, Garden Guides, and more!

12/1/2022 – This December: Winter in the Garden, Craft Market, and more!

11/3/2022 – This November: Fitch Lecture, People’s Choice Award Voting, Expanding Nature Preserve, and more!

10/6/2022 – This October: Sculpture in the Garden, Arbor Renovation, Events, and more!

9/1/2022 – This September: Sculpture in the Garden, Fall Plant Sale, and more!

8/4/2022 – This August: Tattoo Meetup, New and Improved Fall Plant Sale, Conservation Gardening 101, and more!

7/7/2022 – This July: Coneflower Recovery, Twilight Thursdays, Summer Interns, and more!

6/2/2022 – This June: Twilight Thursdays, Blood Drive, and more!

5/5/2022 – This May: Spring Native Plant Sale, Carolina Moonlight Garden Party, and more!

4/7/2022 – This April: Spring Events, New Staff, Garden Tours, and more!

3/3/2022 – This March: Daily Plant Sale, Saturday Tours, Spring Programs, and more!

Recent Posts

Volunteer of the Year Fred Stang

Congratulations to Fred Stang, our Volunteer of the Year! Fred is an important part of our work at the Carolina Community Garden (CCG). Aside from the 1370 hours he has…

Once-in-a-generation American columbo bloom coming this spring

This May, we witnessed an event that had never happened at the North Carolina Botanical Garden: an American columbo flowering.

Twilight Thursdays Begin April 4

Every Thursday from April 4 to June 13, we’re staying open until 7 p.m. so you can enjoy our display gardens in the evening. Our exhibit hall and Garden Shop…

Media Contact

The North Carolina Botanical Garden welcomes media inquiries relating to the Display Gardens, Coker Arboretum, Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Battle Park, Forest Theatre, and the UNC Herbarium. If you need an authoritative and scientifically credible source for your next article or news story, we have expertise in the fields of conservation biology, native plant horticulture, environmental education, and plant taxonomy.  To make a media inquiry, please contact:

Jennifer Peterson
Communications Manager