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New Hanover County Arboretum

6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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Pretty place to walk around

If you love gardening this is the place to go. It's small but very pleasant. We walked around... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
GBruz
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Ellicott City, Maryland
Free garden near Arlie

We spent free time walking the grounds and looking at the gardens. Would be interesting for people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adrian S
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“japanese garden” (24 reviews)
“koi pond” (20 reviews)
“rose garden” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
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+1 910-798-7660
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"japanese garden"
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"koi pond"
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"rose garden"
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"children's garden"
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"feed the fish"
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"local plants"
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"master gardener"
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"interesting sculptures"
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"beautiful flowers"
in 8 reviews
"bring quarters"
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"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"free place"
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"short visit"
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"peaceful place"
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"peaceful walk"
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"take pictures"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love gardening this is the place to go. It's small but very pleasant. We walked around with our dog and enjoyed looking at the large variety of plants.

Thank GBruz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent free time walking the grounds and looking at the gardens. Would be interesting for people who plant their own gardens as there is a co-op section.

1  Thank Adrian S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of plants and trees to see. Great layout! picnic tables available and a nice gift shop. Also help with plant or garden problems.

1  Thank M6292DIelizabethf
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This place is a wonderful, and free, place to visit. It has beautiful landscaping and lots of room for kids to explore.

Thank JRunyon
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The NH County Arboretum is truly a treasure for our community. The gardens are wonderful! Go take a stroll...you'll be impressed!

Thank AnitaLCPA
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We went for a couple of hours. What a perfect day date for a family, or even a couple. We’ve taken our daughter there a few times now, but it would be a beautiful location for a date night, a proposal, or even a wedding!...More

Thank rochellejessica12
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Nice gardens. Beautiful flowers. We were there after a rain and the bright colorful roses looked spectacular.... Great photo opportunity.

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

If I lived in Wilmington near the arboretum, I think I would want to walk there every week. The Japanese garden is lovely. There is a sea dragon metal sculpture in the pond and you can catch a lovely red Japanese maple behind it in...More

Thank B W
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I was actually here to give a presentation to the Cape Fear Orchid Society, so took the opportunity to browse the grounds briefly. It was the off season, so the plantings were just beginning to "wake up" for the spring, but the grounds are beautiful...More

2  Thank RayB_OKI
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

The Arboretum is like a hidden gem and great to see a few times of the year due to the different flowers and plants in season

Thank Brenda e
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6 June 2018|
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No sure about dogs.
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It's free!
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