The North Carolina Botanical Garden is a conservation garden. Our guiding mission is to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.
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A public garden with a conservation mission. Part of @UNC. Our emphasis is on flora of the southeastern U.S.
Stay golden, sweetshrub! While the beautyberries and hibiscuses around it have lost their leaves, this eastern sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus 'Athens') is still showing off its full, gleaming foliage. #nativeplants #carolinaallspice
For 20 years the @NCBotGarden has been a member of the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, an underground seed bank that protects 2.4 billion seeds across the planet. Read more about their programs and success in protecting NC’s native & rare plants. https://unc.live/2VB8lO5
A little sunshine on this blustery day via Wildflowers of North Carolina, our community photo exhibit!
1: Dimpled trout lily, Kelly Roth
2: Blazing-star, Paula Applegate
3: Butterfly milkweed, Janna Starr
4: Sweet pitcher plant, Marianne Mooney
More at http://ncbg.unc.edu/communityphoto!
Have you ever noticed the buds on the trees in winter? Next time you go for a walk take a closer look. They are *stunning* 🤗
Big news, y’all: you can now order from our Garden Shop online! 🎉 We've got botanical t-shirts, gardening books, native wildflower seeds, crafts by local artists, and we're adding new items every day. All proceeds benefit the Garden.
Visit http://shop.ncbg.unc.edu to explore!
Autumn scenes at Coker Arboretum this week: the perfect spot for a relaxed holiday stroll. 🍂🌲🌸
While our main display gardens will be closed on Thursday and Friday, our other natural areas (like the Arboretum) are open every day: http://ncbg.unc.edu/visit
Enjoy a moment of tranquility and a peek at the fall colors on display at #UNC 🍂
UNC Campus Holly Walk
Weds 12/2, 1:30 p.m.
$12 ($11 Members)
Take a stroll through @UNC campus history with botanist (and storyteller) Ken Moore, exploring the evergreen trees and hollies that make the winter landscape so special. Learn more & register: https://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0005-0014-7a63d05d277c463aaa2ee6c6854ccc89
Did you know that food insecurity impacts 15% of Orange County residents? Learn more about the efforts of @EdibleCampusUNC and Carolina Campus Community Garden to distribute campus-grown produce. @NCBotGarden
Carolina programs help alleviate food insecurity | UNC-Chapel Hill
Somebody near you doesn’t have enough to eat. Here’s a look at some ways Carolina is helping alleviate food insecurity.