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…

Dr. John Loomis Blodgett

…accessed on 26 September 2011. 6. The Gallinas River is situated near the present Sierra Leone – Liberia border, was a principal departure point for vessels carrying enslaved people. http://www.pdavis.nl/Gallinas.htm…

Garden Shop Now Online!

You can now order from our Garden Shop online! From botanical t-shirts to gardening books to native wildflower seeds to crafts by local artists, you’re sure to find an awesome…

Therapeutic Horticulture

…choosing. The online certificate program has been created in partnership with the NC State Cooperative Extension Program. Online Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture is the first in the series of four…

Peter MacOwan

…Philosophical Society. Transactions. Volume 2, part 3, pp. 111-187. SOURCES: 1. http://www.abcjournal.org/index.php/ABC/article/viewFile/1900/1856 accessed on 3 November 2015. 2. http://www.capeorchids.co.za/history.htm accessed on 3 November 2015. [Photo of MacOwen and canine friend]…

New Virginia Gems in the Herbarium

…University of North Carolina Herbarium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 3. Ranger, L. Scott. “Parnassia asarifolia Ventenat 1804, grass-of-parnassus.” Scott Ranger’s Nature Notes [online blog]. http://www.scottranger.com/parnassia-asarifolia-grass-of-parnassus.html accessed 1 April 2021.  …

Luther Stanford Beard

…Beard (1914- 1944 ; died in France) and Houston Wendell Beard (1917- 1943; died in Italy). Other siblings included Bradwell McCrackan Beard (1915-1990), Edith Pamela Beard (1917- 1960), Edna Ruth…

Steven Worth Leonard

…Plant of the Week: Big-leaf witch-hazel (Hamamelis ovalis). https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/plant-of-the-week/hamamelis_ovalis.shtml accessed on 20 February 2021. Obituary: Steven Worth Leonard. The Lexington Dispatch, Lexington, North Carolina. Posted online 18 August, 2022. https://www.the-dispatch.com/obituaries/plex0281187…

Adams Jewett, M.D.

…the Depot, Typographic Hall, 1853. 1860 US Census: Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. http://www.daytonhistorybooks.com/page/page/1567860.htmaccessed 18 September 2011. 1850 US Census: Dayton,Mongtomery County, Ohio. Ancestry.com. New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]….