Open Studio Continues Despite Pandemic

A pinecone illustration by Judy Lutter.

by Angelica Edwards, NCBG Communications Intern Illustration by Judy Lutter Despite the pandemic circumstances, the Botanical Art and Illustration Open Studio Coffee Hour has remained a way for local artists to critique and improve their artwork. Twice a month, artists meet over Zoom to critique their art and hold group discussions about techniques, materials, and…

Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture Spring Session

illustration of therapeutic horticulture

We are delighted to offer another section of Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture Online for Spring 2021. The course runs March 1 – April 12. The gift of online learning makes a perfect present, as well! Learn more and register today at go.ncsu.edu/therapeutic-hort-online This Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture course is the first in a series of…

Upcoming Wildflower Excursions

NC Sandhills trees and grass

We are excited to announce an expanding partnership with the Friends of Plant Conservation (FoPC). Through education, resource development, and advocacy, FoPC supports the NC Plants Conservation Program to preserve rare plants in unique habitats throughout North Carolina. This expanding partnership has made possible several Excursions and Lunchbox Talks that highlight some our state’s rarest…

Sims Lecture: 50 Years of Wildflower Conservation

Julie Moore paddling

Join us for our annual Evelyn McNeill Sims Native Plant Lecture, as Julie Moore, botanist and endangered species biologist, takes us on a virtual journey through the past 50 years of wildflower conservation in North Carolina. She will share her firsthand experience with the Garden’s early role, and how the Garden and numerous other organizations…

2020: Year of the Wildflower

wildflowers and text 202: Year of the Wildflower

This year, we’re celebrating and advocating for biodiversity with a year-long focus on native wildflowers. In 2020: Year of the Wildflower, our classes, lectures, field trips, special events, educational exhibits, and art exhibits will highlight our state’s incredible native flowers. Visit our exhibition webpage to explore our current offerings, and stay tuned for more as…

Independent Study Projects

students with Alan Weakley

Independent Study Projects by graduates of the Certificate in Native Plant Studies Program: Lake Johnson Plant Inventory Jane Cornelius, 2006 Shallow Groundwater Hydrology and Wetland Vegetation in a Field in the Mason Farm Biological Reserve Scott E. King, 2009 Piedmont Lichen Inventory Gary B. Perlmutter, 2009 Using Native Plants in the Landscape at Central Carolina…