WHO WE ARE

The Friends of the New Hanover County Arboretum (i.e. The Friends) is a non-profit, 501 c (3) fund raising organization whose purpose is to provide financial support to the New Hanover County Arboretum for the maintenance of its gardens and their improvement. Come grow with us! Friends of the Arboretum will help assure the Arboretum’s continuing development and preservation. Contributions from the Friends will be used for construction of new facilities and purchase of plant materials for the maintenance of existing gardens, as well as upgrades to the gardens.

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Mission

The Friends of the Arboretum supports programs and gardens at the New Hanover County Arboretum through both memberships and fundraising. 


JOIN

Love gardening? Love the New Hanover County Arboretum? Join us if you are interested in supporting this wonderful place.

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VOLUNTEER

There are many different ways to volunteer with the Friends of the Arboretum.

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DONATE

Make a donation to help with costs, maintenance and other expenses.

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Upcoming events


WEDDINGS FEATURED

It is the perfect venue for an intimate garden wedding now in full bloom.  We can follow the state's health guidelines while still providing a breathtakingly beautiful day.  


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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

The New Hanover County Arboretum is a beautiful place to explore native plants, have a picnic, or take a relaxing walk. Children and adults alike will delite in the gardens, koi pond, picnic area and so much more!

Listen in to some of the reasons visitors love the New Hanover County Arboretum. (Click play button to start the video).

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HOURS

Gardens: 8AM - 5PM
Admin: 9AM - 5PM
Plant Clinic: 10AM - 4PM

Gift Shop: 10AM - 4PM



CONTACT:  Sophia Gilmore

friendsofthenhcarboretum@gmail.com

Phone: (910) 798-7676

Mailing Address:

6206 Oleander Dr.

Wilmington, NC 28403

Friends of the New Hanover County Arboretum, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Located at 6206 Oleander Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403

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