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We offer many learning opportunities for adults and children, including home gardening workshops, nature walks, Lunchbox Talks, and summer camps, just to name a few. We also offer certificate programs in Native Plant Studies, Botanical Art & Illustration, and Therapeutic Horticulture. Offerings range from one-hour lectures, to short classes, to longer, multi-day courses and certificate programs. We have something for everyone!
Youth & Family Programs
School Field Trips
Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture Summer Session
We are delighted to offer another section of our online Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture course for Summer 2021. This self-paced, fully online course explores how therapeutic horticulture supports human needs, including physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual needs.
Celebrate Earth Week with Edible Campus!
Edible Campus UNC is celebrating Earth Week by offering a new video each day, highlighting things students (and others!) can do to show the planet some love. Check back every day, April 19-23, for a new video, and check out last year’s video celebration, too! Edible Campus UNC is a program of the North Carolina…
Open Studio Continues Despite Pandemic
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…
Does your child love being outside and exploring nature? Are you looking for an exciting and enriching summer camp that features discovery-based learning, small group sizes (camper to staff ratio of 4:1), experienced educators, and loads of fun? Camp Flytrap is for you!