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…

Bruce Alexander Sorrie

…Field Guide to the Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region: North Carolina,South Carolina and Georgia.” The book is available for purchase at the North Carolina Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill. SELECTED…

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…

2022 Wildflower of the Year

…in mid- to late-summer, persist through the winter, and make interesting additions to cut flower arrangements. Although not as pungent as other mints, the leaves of downy woodmint are still…

2021 Wildflower of the Year

…natural mosquito repellant, which has recently been confirmed by scientists at the USDA who isolated a chemical compound from the leaves called callicarpenal that does indeed repel mosquitos and other…