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New Hanover County Arboretum

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Address: 6206 Oleander Dr., Midtown, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910-798-7660

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beautiful plants and info!

I cannot think of a better place to walk around looking at plants, trees, flowers, etc.....and if you have any questions....they will help! great plant/tree/herb sales!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I cannot think of a better place to walk around looking at plants, trees, flowers, etc.....and if you have any questions....they will help! great plant/tree/herb sales!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love the delights of the garden at our local Aboretum…….it is a great place to plan a surprise romantic picnic or just go refresh your soul! If you love gardening you should stop in for sure!

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Enjoyed being able to walk around and let the kids explore for a bit. Even in winter there were many things to see and paths to wander. Not somewhere you could spend hours, but definitely an hour.

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Wimington nc
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

So many beautiful garden areas, lovely pond, ability garden, gift shop, very educational.Great for kids of all ages!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Nice time spent in nature for an afternoon walk. detailed diagrams throughout the path, and very cool area with Asian influence in architecture. great place for photos

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My niece suggestions we visit the arboretum during our recent stay. Despite it being a cold winter's day, we thoroughly enjoyed our walk through it. The veggie garden, Japanese garden, and the children's area were highlights. Will come back to visit it now every time we come to Wilmington.

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Wilmington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The gardens are beautiful, there is a gift shop and a Plant Clinic where Master Gardeners will help you with any gardening problems that you may be experiencing. Well worth a visit. The kids will love it too.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The NHC Arboretum is a hidden treasure that is free to the public to explore. It has a wide variety of "garden rooms" that are wonderfully displayed. It showcases many plant and garden senerios that are well worth the trip!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Beautiful small gardens around a small lake. Walkable for small children. Has a children's garden, Japanese garden, vegetable garden and lots of beautiful trees, shrubs and flowers.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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68 attraction reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This small park is packed with beautiful flowers, water features, roses, and tea houses. This is one of our new favorite place to visit when in Wilmington. The park had wonderful walking paths and trail through very tranquil settings. Highly recommend.

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