Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden ~ Belmont, North Carolina
garden offers year-round beauty with more than 40 acres of spectacular gardens and the mid-Atlantic's only classically styled
Conservatory open to the public. Great shopping and dining plus a new Children's Garden with a Tree House make the Garden
a fun place to visit anytime. The garden also features perennial and Victorian gardens, exotic Asian valley, wetland areas,
and a study garden.
Elizabethan Gardens ~ Roanoke Island, Manteo, North Carolina
The garden has unique appeal to horticulturists with its myriad varieties of plants; to nature lovers with its wildflowers
and indigenous shrubs and trees; and to history buffs with its historic setting at the site of the first English Colony in
the New World.
JB Raulston Arboretum ~ Raleigh, North Carolina
JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with the most diverse collection of plants adapted for landscape use
in the southeastern United States. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated
in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes.
NC Botanical Gardens ~ Asheville, NC
Gardens feature a wide variety of wildflowers and flowering trees and shrubs that are native to the Southern Appalachians.
Visit regularly to see what's new. Offers classes for adult education, botany, and for the Young Naturalist.
NC Botanical Garden ~ Chapel Hill, North Carolina
UNC-Chapel Hill is nationally known as a conservation garden. Display gardens: Native Plant Border, Native Water
Gardens, Carnivorous Plant Collection, Garden of Flowering Plant Families, Horticultural Therapy, Demonstration Garden, The
Mercer Reeves Hubbard Herb Garden, Coastal Plain and Sandhills Habitat Gardens,Mountain Habitat Garden, Fern Collection. Totten
Center offers classes, workshops, lectures & special events.
Orton Plantation ~ near Wilmington, NC
near the southeastern NC coast offers an impressive set of formal and informal gardens on 20 acres. Wildlife and birdlife
abound on the former rice plantation that prides itself on its enormous live oaks and overall landscaping.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ~ Durham, North Carolina
crown jewel of Duke University, renowned both for landscape design and the quality of horticulture. Information about visiting,
events, and gardening.
UNC-Charlotte Botanical Gardens ~ Charlotte, North Carolina
and the McMillan Greenhouse: The 7-acre Van Landingham Glen is a woodland garden showcasing native plants of the Carolinas,
as well as being one of the most diverse rhododendron gardens in the Southeast. The 3-acre Harwood Garden boasts year-round
attraction - with an impressive diversity of hardy ornamental landscape plants, meandering paths, a pond with waterfalls,
an oriental gazebo, and naturalistic rock-work throughout. The McMillan Greenhouse complex consists of 8 "rooms",
plus surrounding beds, terraces, and a courtyard bog garden featuring carnivorous pitcher plant hybrids. The greenhouse contains
an outstanding orchid collection, a rainforest conservatory, desert succulents, and many plants from the world's tropical
National Botanical Garden
Established by Congress
in 1820, the United States Botanic Garden is the oldest botanic garden in North America. It currently maintains about 26,000
plants. The plants are used for exhibition, study, and exchange with other institutions. The Garden's noteworthy collections
include economic plants, medicinal plants, orchids, cacti and succulents, bromeliads, cycads, and ferns. The staff maintains
extensive computerized records of the plants in the Garden's collections.
National Herb Garden
It is the largest designed
herb garden in the nation that includes annual, perennial, and woody herbal plants. The heart of the National Herb Garden
is the ten Theme Gardens, where a wide variety of plants are brought together to illustrate the ways that herbs help us and
their importance in different cultures. The Dye Garden, Medicinal Garden, Culinary Garden, Fragrance Garden, Industrial Garden,
and Beverage Garden feature the different ways in which herbs are important in our daily lives. The Native American Garden,
Colonial Garden, Asian Garden, and Dioscorides Garden depict the herbs that are important to different cultures and different
historical periods. Check out the Arboretum Plant Photo Gallery.
Botanique ~ Gardens to visit in USA by State/City
USA Map allows viewer to click directly on map to select state in US on the Botanique site. Receive a listing by
state/city of gardens, arboreta, and nature sites.
(Part of Wake Forest University) - Winston-Salem. Offers 125 acres of fields and woods with nature trails, a formal
garden and more. Open to the public free of charge. A preserve of woodlands, fields, wetlands and formal gardens originally
part of the Reynolds estate. Has community events, lecture series during the University Schedule: Fall-Spring
Witherspoon Rose Culture, Durham, NC
Founded in 1951, Witherspoon
Rose Culture is a wonderful source of top quality rose bushes. Get expert rose advice, learn about upcoming classes and special
events on this web site.