NC Botanical Garden

For more than half a century, the North Carolina Botanical Garden has been dedicated to conserving our state’s unique botanical legacy. Today, we are recognized as the nation’s most comprehensive center of knowledge on the regional flora of North Carolina and the southeastern United States. We cultivate more than 1,100 acres of garden and conservation areas, maintain the largest herbarium in the southeastern United States, safeguard rare and endangered plant species from extinction, and educate new generations of botanists and scientific leaders.

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Donor

Green and growing

"... to have such a beautiful and serene place to enjoy ... makes this the perfect place to live."

Alumni

Fifty years in bloom

The North Carolina Botanical Garden's first paid employee continues to serve the gardens nearly five decades later.

Patient

Free to Wonder

“There’s magic in sprouting a seed. For kids to be a part of that, there’s … hope there.”

Campus

Edible Campus

"There is no reason these beautiful surroundings can’t be educational as well."