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Native Plant Festival
September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come join us at the Arboretum for the Annual Native Plant Festival. Learn about what is native to the Cape Fear Region and get tips on what could succeed in your garden. Visit the North Carolina Coastal Federation’s booth to learn how you can protect and our coast and prevent stormwater runoff. Stroll through the newly created Native Plant Garden, purchase native plants from local vendors or grab a bite at one of the food trucks. For the kids and “young at heart” there will be music, lawn games, storytime and crafts. It’s free, it’s fun and the grounds are beautiful!
Visit the Arboretum’s varied garden areas including the newest demonstration garden dedicated to native plants of coastal North Carolina–a great chance to see what native plants might actually look like in your yard. Learn how to plant a home garden incorporating beautiful native plants that thrive in coastal Carolina. Our natives flourish with less water, fertilizer and insecticides than many imported, non-native plants.
Admission and parking are free. Remote parking is available at Seagate Baptist Church if the Arboretum lot is full. YMCA vans will be available to shuttle you to the event at no charge.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in its programs or activities.