Conservation through propagation!

Wildflower of the Year

Initiated in 1982 in collaboration with the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., this conservation project actively promotes an attractive plant native to the southeastern United States.
Have a question about gardening with natives?

Ask the Green Gardener

A free public service offered by the Garden’s Horticulture Department and trained volunteers.
Conservation through propagation!

Native Plant Sales

Conservation through Propagation includes making native plants available to the public through our Daily, Spring, and Fall plant sales.
Restore lost connections between plants and wildlife.

Gardener Resources

Check out our How To guides.
YOUR ONE STOP SHOP FOR CREATING POLLINATOR HABITAT!

Pollinator Central

Pollinator resources for the public at a time when ongoing threats to pollinators are gaining national attention.
Living Plant Fund
Help us grow and maintain our Gardens by making a donation to the Living Plant Fund.
Seed Collecting Fund
Support the NC Wildflower of the Year program by giving to the Seed Collecting Fund.

Plant News

Fall Plant Sale: Fall is for Planting!

Did you know fall is the best time to plant North Carolina’s wonderful native perennials, shrubs, trees, ferns, and grasses in your home landscape? Planting in the fall gives time…

New Entrance Walk and Breezeway Unveiled

We are thrilled to announce that our Bob and Molly Broad Entrance Walk and Sara Waitt Breezeway are now open to the public! Together with our new sign wall on Fordham Boulevard, this marks the completion of a multi-year entranceway master plan to increase the Garden’s visibility, improve the visitor experience, and elevate our entrance landscapes.

NCBG receives national Garden Stewardship Award

We are deeply honored to be the the first-ever recipient of The American Horticultural Society’s new Garden Stewardship Award, which recognizes a public garden that embraces and exemplifies sustainable horticultural…