Plant Sales are Back!

The garden may be closed but you can still buy great native plants from our nursery and, in doing so, help support our organization! How to Purchase Plants from NCBG…

Up Now: Sculpture in the Garden

…It’s free to visit during normal Garden hours (donations welcome), and all ages are welcome. Most sculptures are available for purchase, and a portion of proceeds benefits the North Carolina…

Preserves and Natural Areas

…The North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation seeks to add all available undeveloped properties to the Stillhouse Bottom Nature Preserve through land donation and purchase, and through conservation easements. The undeveloped…

Sculpture in the Garden Preview Party

…(and the first chance to purchase pieces), and enjoy beverages and hors d’oeuvres! We’ll announce the winners of Best in Show and Honorable Mentions, chosen by a jurist, and you’ll…

Parker Preserve Now Open!

…Hill, and many private donors helped us purchase an adjoining 13-acre parcel of land owned by the Shirley G. Cochrane Trust on Parker Road this July. Adding the Cochrane property…

Work from Home Work-Study Students

When Carolina shifted to all on-line classes at the end of Spring Break due to Covid-2019, we faced the challenge of how to keep our loyal and hard-working Work-Study Students…

Samuel McCutchen Bain

…States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 2006. Year: 1910; Census place: Knoxville Ward 10, Knox, Tennessee; Roll: T624_1507; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0098; Image: 1127;…

Happy Birthday, Psilocybe!

…when ingested metabolizes into psilocin, a potent hallucinogen.2 Prior to shipping the specimens to Utah, Dr. Cotter photographed them for inclusion in our online catalog, mycoportal.org. One specimen (NCU-F-0009757) stood…

Samuel McCutchen Bain

…Carl Nordman. 2002. Helianthus verticillatus Small (Asteraceae) Rediscovered and Redescribed. Castanea 67(1) 13-24. 2. Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database online]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. 2006. Year:…