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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jeffrey Gillman, Director
Main Address:
9090 Craver Road
Charlotte, NC 28262

What We Do

Our mission is to inspire a love for plants and nature through programming, classes, and botanical displays. Admission to the Gardens and Greenhouses is always free!

Interesting Info

In 2018 we had two Titan Arums bloom in our Greenhouses. Titan Arum bloom events occur rarely throughout the world's botanical gardens.
We are free and open to the public and offer low-cost/free classes and tours for children and adults.
We have collections of native plants, orchids, cacti, tropical plants, spice and fruit plants, and a diversity of early plants such as ferns and spike mosses.

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Upcoming Events

Stories in the Woods January 19, 2020 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Botanical Macro Photography with your Smartphone! January 19, 2020 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Basic Botany
January 25, 2020 - 9:00am to January 26, 2020 - 5:00pm
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Urban Roots Symposium February 1, 2020 -
8:45am to 3:30pm
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Orchid Sale
February 8, 2020 - 9:00am to February 14, 2020 - 4:00pm
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Ganache at the Gardens: a Chocolate Celebration February 8, 2020 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
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Orchid 101 Workshop February 11, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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Great Backyard Bird Count Family Hike and Kids Craft February 16, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
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Stories in the Woods February 16, 2020 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Pruning Workshops February 22, 2020 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
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Winter Walk February 29, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:45pm
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Stories in the Woods March 15, 2020 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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