September/October 2018
Welcome our New Director
photo Lloyd Singleton new NHC director
I'm On My Way!!!!
I’m on my way! My name is Lloyd Singleton, and I am excited to begin serving as the New Hanover County Extension Director 

"Friends" of the Arboretum News
"Friends" Annual Members' Party
Saturday, October 6th 5-8pm

Ava Grace sailing sailing photo
New Live Auction - Sail on the Ava Grace or Tour Finn's Island
These are only 2 of the items you can bid on during the new "Live" action! The Silent Aution is still taking place with many lovely items to place you bid on.

4-H Happenings
new hanover farm bureau logo
4-H Pumpkin-Palooza
New Hanover County Farm Bureau presents the i naugural 4-H Pumpkin-Palooza pumpkin carving contest and pumpkin walk.

Come enjoy the lighted Pumpkin Walk from 6-9pm in the Arboretum gardens. $5 each/ 2 and under free.

To learn how to become a Pumpkin-Palooza sponsor, call 910-798-7669.

October 20, 2018
Seven Steps to Healthier Trees
Most people plant trees, work hard to get them established and walk away. Trees are living organisms and we tend to think about them based on what we see above ground but the below ground structures are generally ignored. 

Ability Garden
Ability Garden Moving & Growing

The Ability Garden is excited to offer gardening at local schools...

The annual poinsettia and holiday plant sale is just around the corner. Order now for your special holiday plants. ..
Family & Consumer Science
FCS - Cooking up Quite a Summer!
Foods, Nutrition, Cooking, Yoga, Health and Wellness... Quite a full summer for our Family & Consumer Science Program.

Volunteers Make it Happen!
Garden Volunteers Needed
The Arboretum is currently looking for new volunteers to join garden groups for two of our most beloved areas: The Rose Garden and the Japanese Garden.

Arboretum Gift Shop Presents...
Visit the Arboretum Gift Shop!
The Arboretum Gift Shop has many wonderful gift items. Drop in and shop for the holidays, which are just around the corner. Be sure to ask if you qualify for any of our many discounts.