Survey Says…

The North Carolina Botanical Garden participated in a national survey this spring along with over 600 other organizations. The survey focused on how people are connecting to the arts and…

CCG Volunteer Spotlight: Simone

Simone started volunteering at the Carolina Community Garden (CCG) six years ago before her junior year of high school. She ended up enjoying composting so much, she became one of…

Abbé Auguste Barthelemy Langlois

(24 April 1832 – 31 July 1900) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) has about a dozen vascular plant specimens collected by Abbé Langlois – all…

Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter. At the North Carolina Botanical Garden, we stand in solidarity with those calling for accountability and justice. We share your sorrow and anguish over the deaths of…

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…

Harry E. Ahles

(1924-1981) Harry Ahles was among the last botanists to gain his position through pure knowledge of plants rather than through the usual system of academic advancement. He gained his first…

Louis Hermann Pammel

(1862 – 1931) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium (NCU) curates about 130 fungal specimens collected by Louis Pammel. All NCU’s fungal specimens, including those collected by…