Safety Precautions

As of March 7, masks are optional inside our buildings. Read more on the UNC website.

Know Before You Go

Map of display gardens
You’ll find printed versions of our map and guide at an outdoor station under the breezeway of the Allen Education Center (between buildings B and C). You can also download the PDF version of the map here.


  • Free, no reservation necessary
  • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays
  • 1-5 p.m. Sundays
  • Closed Mondays and University holidays

Please Note

  • Our main parking lot gates are locked at 5 p.m.
  • Leashed pets are welcome on the Piedmont Nature Trails outside the gates, but no pets are allowed inside the main garden gates.
  • We have a picnic area with designated waste and recycle bins, and a new seating area near our Daily Plant Sale pavilion.

What is there to do?


  • Stroll through our Display Gardens
  • Take a walk on the Piedmont Nature Trails behind the Garden
  • Check out our Daily Plant Sale, back open as of 3/15. (Purchase plants inside the Garden Shop.)


  • Peruse our Garden Shop! (You can also shop online here.)
  • Explore the latest exhibit in the DeBerry Gallery for Botanical Art & Illustration
  • Learn about native seeds in our Saving Our Seeds educational exhibit
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