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New Hanover County Arboretum

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Address: 6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
Phone Number: 910-798-7660

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beautiful gardens

this place is not that big but was beautiful. I would go again.They have a large Koi pond where you can feed the fish. They are huge and will follow you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
sharonprobert
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Pinetown, North Carolina
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Pinetown, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this place is not that big but was beautiful. I would go again.They have a large Koi pond where you can feed the fish. They are huge and will follow you.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So nice, especially the children's garden and the pond with a dragon in it. The beautiful flowers have tags with names for you. There are places to sit, pack a lunch to eat, fun for adults and children. It is beautiful.

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Thank Monroewilm
Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been there numoris time. There are horticulists there can identify plants. fungus, numoris things.

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Thank Merle S
Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the arboretum and we enjoyed seeing the beautiful flowers, plants, and trees. Most were labeled so it was educational as well as pretty. The gardens are a nice size and not overwhelming. They have a children's area too with a little cottage and child sized garden arched trellises. What fun! My only disappointment was... More 

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Thank Colleen M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful peaceful place with fishes to feed. Good for kids with and adults and couples. It's nice place to see for an hr or 2

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Thank Sana F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely gardens, and many of them to wander around in! There are great artistic designs all around, and even a water dragon to make the pond a magical place. They help to teach planting and horticulture to others with volunteer programs and even sell many of their plants at this arboretum Donations seriously help! A truly lovely place to visit,... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took a lovely winter stroll through the Arboretum with a friend who was visiting. It was my first time there and found it very lovely even in the winter. Gardens are well maintained and beautiful. Gift shop is very nice with a very friendly woman working there.

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Thank Linda S
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Arboretum is free and is a great escape from the heat of the beach. The gardens are beautiful to stroll and there is something for everyone.

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Thank Margo-choices
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Don't let the size of this Arboretum deceive you. Their display of wonderful native plants, major annual plant sale and the availability of experts for horticultural care is beyond compare. So glad they are not far from home and I can continue to reap the benefits of their Master Gardener services and beauty of their gardens.

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Thank Susan S
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The kids and I went here to see the flowers and got so much more! We had a day full of fun with photography and exploring while watching workers teach about the flowers. Best part it's free!

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