Alpheus Wesley Blizzard

Service Authority, has been acclaimed for his work in making the area of the Santee-Cooper hydroelectric and navigation project a healthier place in which to live. He directs the extensive…

Spreading the Herbarium Gospel

…Herbarium curates specimens collected by renowned plant biologist George Washington Carver (ca 1865-1943). “Williston and Carver were best friends and colleagues at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama,” said Wilson. “I am…

Benjamin Franklin Bush

…one of the best known sections of the United States from the botanical standpoint, and his writings and plant collections made the name of the insignificant village of Courtney, where…

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…

Garden Shop

…a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Shop Online Gifts Share your love for nature with our t-shirts, table linens sewn by…

Stuck at Home, not Stuck Inside

…get established before it gets hot and dry. See what’s growing in your yard Do some backyard botanizing and see what’s growing. There are resources online for identifying plants, in…

New Virginia Gems in the Herbarium

…ἄγρωστις agrōstis, a kind of grass now the genus of bentgrass and the connection to Dioscorides is thin at best. Today Parnassia is not found on Mount Parnassus but “Parnassia…

Photography Sessions

…and entourage: $75 for two hours Photo sessions that require minimal equipment and 1-2 subjects: $25 for two hours Once we receive your completed photography online form, we will add…

Tree Cores Come to the Herbarium

…Herbarium was a team effort. Using Mitchell’s original data sheets, I made labels containing each tree’s location (latitude/longitude), height, diameter, date, and NCU and National Park Service catalog numbers. NCBG…