Take a class!
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
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…
Binge watch our Lunchbox Talks!
Did you miss a recent lecture you had hoped to see? Or want to re-watch a favorite? One small silver lining of pandemic life is we have many virtual programs, and they are usually recorded. Just because you couldn’t attend during the event doesn’t mean you miss out! Find virtual program recordings >
Nature Explorers Summer Camp
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? Nature Explorers Summer Camp is for you!