Plant Power Podcast

recording the first podcast episode

Plant Power: The Power of Plants in a Changing Climate Through interviews with some of North Carolina’s finest naturalists, explore the conversation about native plants and their connection with our changing climate. Each episode is focused on providing listeners with resources to mitigate climate change impacts in their communities. Tune in to this six-episode mini-series…

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…

Don’t get caught without one!

The North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation, Inc. and the Friends of Plant Conservation (FoPC) are teaming up to offer a new North Carolina license plate featuring the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula). The Venus flytrap is internationally-known, but only found naturally in a 90-square-mile area around Wilmington, NC. Called the most wonderful plant in the world…

Recommended Sources for Native Plants

We hope the following information is helpful to gardeners who want to grow native plants without threatening natural populations. To the best of our knowledge, all nurseries listed here propagate their own plants. At the North Carolina Botanical Garden, we refer to conservation-oriented practices, such as propagating native plants (as opposed to collecting them from…