7th Annual Native Plant Festival Coming This Saturday!

The Annual Native Plant Festival Coming Saturday, September 17, 2022.  

Love native plants, but don't know how to design your garden?

Join us at the Native Plant Festival for our Keynote Speaker, Madalyn Baldwin from NC State's Coastal Dynamics Design Lab, for a presentation entitled Coastal Landscaping Design. Madalyn will talk about the principles of good landscape design and how to incorporate native plants that will do well in our coastal climate

Join us for this talk and check out the full lineup of speakers at the Arboretum on September 17th:

11:00  am: Nature at Homecertification program promoting nature friendly gardening • Matt Collogan, Consumer Horticulture Agent, NC Cooperative Extension – New Hanover County

12:00 noon: Transform Suburban Spaces to Wildlife Oasesbringing native plants to life in your landscape, one bed at a time • Amy Long, UNCW

1:00 pm: Keynote Speaker: Coastal Landscaping DesignMadalyn Baldwin, Assistant Research Professor, NC State University, Coastal Dynamics Design Lab

2:00 pm: The Importance of Natives for BirdsCharley Winterbauer, NC Native Plant Society, SE Coastal Chapter

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Cape Fear's Going Green • 2022 Native Plant Festival Handout

Our September 2022 issue serves as a handout for the 2022 Native Plant Festival, to be held on September 17. It is a guide to the educational exhibits and presentations to be given at the New Hanover County Arboretum in Wilmington, North Carolina. It includes a map of the Festival’s self-guided tour of eleven participating native plant nurseries as well. 

View the handout here.


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

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