North Carolina Garden Websites

Garden Site Directory

A list of links to gardens open to the public, arboreta (botanical gardens dedicated to trees), community gardens, garden clubs, state associations, garden websites, gardening help and other useful government websites in North Carolina. If there's a link that should be here, or you see anything that needs corrected, let us know - contact details are at the bottom of the page.

Arboreta and Gardens


Biltmore Estate
1 Approach Road, Asheville, NC 28803
Vanderbilt mansion and gardens. Admission.

Botanical Gardens at Asheville
151 W.T. Weaver Boulevard, Asheville, NC 28804
"Housing a collection of plants native to the Southern Appalachian Mountains." Free admisison.

North Carolina Arboretum
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville, NC 28806


Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012

Chapel Hill

North Carolina Botanical Garden
Chapel Hill, NC 27599


UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
Charlotte, NC 28223

Wing Haven Gardens & Bird Sanctuary
248 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28209

Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock Park
Chimney Rock, NC 28720
Native Plant Nursery, hiking trails. Admission.


Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Durham, NC 27708


Cape Fear Botanical Garden
536 N. Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Botanical garden. Free admission.


Elizabethan Gardens, Inc.
1411 Highway 64-264, Manteo, NC 27954

New Bern

Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens
610 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28560


JC Raulston Arboretum
4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27695

Juniper Level Botanic Gardens
9241 Sauls Road, Raleigh, NC 27603


Airlie Gardens
300 Airlie Road, Wilmington, NC 28403
67 acres of gardens and 10 acres of lakes near Wrightsville Beach


Wilson Rose Garden
1800 Herring Avenue, Wilson, NC 27894
An accredited All-America Rose Selections, Inc., (AARS) Public Garden. Free admission.


Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University
100 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Garden Clubs

Garden Club of North Carolina

Charlotte: Charlotte Rose Society

Wilmington: Wilmington-Cape Fear Rose Society

State Associations

North Carolina Wildflower Preservation Society

Gardening Help

North Carolina Cooperative Extension

North Carolina Master Gardener Program

Other Useful Sites

America's Byways - NC

Department of Cultural Resources

Division of Parks and Recreation

Scenic Byways

Visit North Carolina