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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. Currently the Children's Secret Garden is under construction. Please come and see the progress of this very exciting garden for the youth of our community.

  • 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


    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


    WBG is a Geocache site!
    for more info.


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A big thank you to the Youth of Wilson volunteers who restored some of "White's Lights" for Wilson Winter Lights. 10 days until Wilson Winter Lights!

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11 days until Wilson Winter Lights, Welcome to the North Pole!

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Amy Johnson StadiemDo we need to buy advanced tickets?2 days, 13 hours ago

Crystal HarrisIm excited myself. My first christmas is NC. Wish i could see pics so i know what to expect2 days, 12 hours ago

Kaylene Bainwe are SO excited!2 days, 12 hours ago

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Wilson Botanical GardensAdvanced tickets will avoid the ticket line. Stay posted here for more pictures, it is going to be awesome.2 days, 9 hours ago

Amy Johnson StadiemWho or where can I call or go to purchase advanced tickets for Friday?2 days, 9 hours ago

Wilson Botanical GardensWilson Botanical Gardens at 1806 SW Goldsboro street, 252-237-0113, speak to sue Nichols2 days, 9 hours ago

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Kaylene Bainwill there be concessions such as hot cocoa?1 day, 7 hours ago

Wilson Botanical GardensKaylene Bain yes there are North Pole treats including hot choc. and cookies1 day, 6 hours ago

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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