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The Wilson Botanical Gardens (WBG) were designed to showcase the diversity of plant material that can be used in the home landscape, and to educate and entertain visitors with youth and adult programs. It includes an extensive tree collection, turf grass demonstration plots, perennial beds, and an exhibit of native plants.

  • garden admission

    Free. Always.

    Tours: Contact the Wilson Botanical Gardens at (252) 237-0113

  • garden volunteers

    Wilson County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers.

    The WBG is maintained by the Wilson County Extension Master Gardeners (WCEMG). The WCEMG are available to answer gardening questions, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm by phone at (252) 237-0113 or by email.

  • garden amenities

    Relax.

    Picnic tables are available.
    Restrooms are available Monday-Friday from 8 AM until 5 PM.
    Pet owners: We are sorry, but NO PETS are allowed (except service animals).

  • garden geocache

    Explore.

    WBG is a Geocache site!
    CLICK HERE
    for more info.

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    Join us tomorrow, Monday Feb 20 at 3pm for a fun, informative program about birding! We will go out into the Gardens, so bring your binoculars and dress for the weather.

    Local birder Ann Brice will give a short talk about observing birds, and will then lead the group outside to identify birds at the Wilson Botanical Ga...

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    Recently, on a warm February day, a Red Tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) was seen making lazy circles in the air above the parking lot at the Gardens. These large hawks are often seen in Wilson wher...

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    Interested in finding out more about backyard birds? Join us this Monday at 3 for a short talk and a bird walk through the Gardens. We will be participating in Cornell University's Great Backyard Bird...

    Local birder Ann Brice will give a short talk about observing birds, and will then lead the group outside to identify birds at the Wilson Botanical Ga...

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    your support

    • Membership is a wonderful way to support the Wilson Botanical Gardens and receive advanced notice to it's many events throughout the year. Membership also provides discounts at local garden centers. Joining the Wilson Botanical Gardens is an investment in yourself and the future of horticulture in North Carolina and beyond. Sponsorship and contributing volunteer time are other ways to show support to the garden.

    • Sponsorship Opportunities

      Become a member of the Friends of the Wilson Botanical Gardens and show your support of the plants and programs.

      Membership levels:

      • $25 - Individual
      • $40 - Family
      • $100-$500 - Sponsor
      • $500-$1,000 - Patron
      • $1,000-$9,999 - Benefactor
      • $10,000-up - Angel

      To become a member please send your name, address, city, state, zip, telephone, email address, and make checks payable to:

      Wilson Botanical Gardens
      1806 SW Goldsboro Street
      Wilson , NC 27893

    • Other sponsorship opportunities:

      • $200 - To have a tree planted with a commemorative plaque in honor / memory of a loved one
      • Funding for artwork, commemorative benches and gardens contact Cyndi Lauderdale at 252.237.0113 or cklauder@ncsu.edu.