FAQS

Please note: Currently, a limited number of volunteers are allowed to work at the garden, with priority given to those who have previously volunteered. If you are interested in helping…

Garden Shop

…for all shop merchandise and plants sold online or through the daily plant sale. They cannot be used toward event or classroom registration, gallery or sculpture purchase, or ticket sales….

William Willard Ashe

…by the time he entered college. Ashe clearly had the eye of a scientist and was known for being able to readily discern differences between very similar plants. At the…

Laurie M. Stewart Radford

…was hard to leave the herbarium. I had become very attached to it and its needs. I had accepted the challenge to bring some order out of its great disorder,

Paul W. Gabrielson

…Currently, I am obtaining molecular fingerprints from recent field-collected specimens to compare with those obtained from type specimens, many dating from the 19th Century. This ability to unequivocally match type…

Max Hoyt Hommersand

…D. Wilson Freshwater). Proposal of the Dumontiales ord. nov. and reinstatement of the Sphaerococcales Sjoestedt emend. based on family complexes previously placed in the marine red algal order Gigartinales. Journal…

Entomology (Series)

…a transition plan to online as early as we possibly can. This nine hour course is designed for a broad audience. Most aspects of insect biology will be covered, with…

Stuck at Home, not Stuck Inside

We care deeply about the health and well-being of our visitors, staff, and volunteers. As part of the University community, the North Carolina Botanical Garden operates under the same conditions…

Happy Birthday, Psilocybe!

…The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 16 May. 2020. Web. 17 Jun. 2020. Chlorophyllum molybdites, a beautiful stately fungus that forms large fairy rings in lawns, is the only…