WBG Events

October Alerts

Endeavor with the Executive Director

When: October 13 at 9:00am

Where: Wilson Ag. Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street

Join our Executive Director and Horticulture Extension Agent, Cyndi Lauderdale, in the Native Plant Garden (front garden of Ag. Center building) to learn about native trees.

Native trees will be delivered on this day for our upcoming tree planting workshops, Saturday, Oct. 14 and Monday, Oct. 16. We will site this trees for planting.

Please bring favorite tools, gloves, hat, bug spray and sunscreen. Water will be available as well as extra tools.

Tree Planting Workshop

When: October 14 at 10:00am-12:00pm

Where: Wilson Ag. Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street

This hands-on workshop covers tree selection, site preparation, tree planting, pruning, and follow-up care. The workshop is sponsored through a grant from the NC Urban Forest Council Legacy Tree Fund.

This course has been approved by the NC Landscape Contractors Licensing Board for 2L credits.

Tree Planting Workshop

When: October 16 at 2:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Wilson Ag. Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street

This hands-on workshop covers tree selection, site preparation, tree planting, pruning, and follow-up care. The workshop is sponsored through a grant from the NC Urban Forest Council Legacy Tree Fund.

This course has been approved by the NC Landscape Contractors Licensing Board for 2L credits.

Halloween Treats at the Wilson Botanical Gardens

When: October 29 at 4:00pm-6:30pm

Where: Wilson Ag. Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street

A celebration of traditional Halloween activities: Trick-or-treating, a pumpkin contest, crafts, storytelling, a costume parade, and more! Free and open to everyone! Kid-friendly costumes, please. No Pets.

November Alerts

Workday in the Children's Secret Garden

When: November 2 at 8:30am-12:00pm

Where: Wilson Ag. Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street

Please join us on Thursday, November 2 in the Children's Secret Garden. We will weed, prune, and you may even get a plant or two to bring home. Work along side of an educated Master Gardener!

Please bring favorite tools, gloves, hat, bug spray and sunscreen. Water will be available as well as extra tools.

If you love bringing your children here, please bring them and give back to the Gardens as your children have fun playing!

This area needs Garden Curators. If you feel led to "adopt" an area, Thursday would be a great day to do so as it will be in tip top shape after the work day.

Garden Curator duties are weekly checking your garden area and providing any maintenance as needed. Since the Gardens are well established, it shouldn't take much time at all :)

February Alerts

Crape Myrtle Pruning

When: February 19 at 3:00pm-4:00pm

Where: Wilson Ag. Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street

Come learn about proper pruning techniques with Cyndi Lauderdale, Horticulture Extension Agent. Participate in hands-on pruning demonstration on Crape Myrtles. Be prepared to go outside.

March Alerts

Extension Master Gardener Training

When: March 1 at 9:00am-11:00am

Where: Wilson Ag. Center, 1806 SW Goldsboro Street

Master Gardener "Flipped" Classroom training each Thursday, March 1-May 10 from 9-11 am $100 plus $50 if you purchase hard copy of manual.
Applications due by January 15, 2018
Participants must have active email and use of computer.
Reading and selected videos watching will be required prior to class time. Class time will be for questions, in depth learning and hands-on activities.
Please let us know if you need child care.
Click Here for application.

Physical Address

1806 Goldsboro St. SW,
Wilson, NC 27893,
United States

Ph: (252) 237-0113

Quick Contact

Wilson Botanical Gardens, Wilson County Agricultural Building
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Hours:
Dawn until Dusk - Open every day of the year