GARDEN CLUB EVENTS
IN THE
GREATER CAPE FEAR REGION

Rose Garden - NHC Arboretum

CAPE FEAR AREA GARDEN CLUBS

EVENTS FOR THE 2018
GARDEN SEASON

Spring / Summer 2018

Coastal Garden Club

May 12, 2018

Standard Garden Show

Annual Spring Plant Sale

This is a free, open to the public plant sale

Saturday, May 12 - 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Mulberry Park
Shallotte, North Carolina

Featuring native plants and shrubs as well as herbs,
hanging baskets and flower gifts for Mother’s Day


Wilmington Cape Fear Rose Society

May 12, 2018

Standard Garden Show

Hybrid Tea Rose 'Peace'

Wilmington Cape Fear Garden Club
15th Annual Rose Tour

This is a free, open to the Public Tour

Saturday, May 12 - 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Master GardenerSM Volunteers of Pender County

May 15, 2018

Standard Garden Show

Weed Control

This is a free, open event

Tuesday, May 15 - 11:00 A.M. - Noon

Hampstead Library, 75 Library Drive
Hampstead, NC 28443

Learn how to identify, treat, and control those pesky weeds in your lawn and garden.

During this class you will explore tools and resources you can use to identify your weed, select
an appropriate and effective method of control, and learn steps you can take to minimize the
chance of them returning to your yard or garden.

For additional information contact Tim Mathews, Pender County Extension Agent,(910) 259-1235.


Master GardenersSM of Brunswick County

May 18-19, 2018

Standard Garden Show

Annual Spring Plant Sale

This is a free, open to the public plant sale

Friday, May 18 - 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Saturday, May 19 -11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.


Brunswick County Government Center
25 Referendum Drive, Building N
Bolivia, NC
The sales area is behind Building N

The Native Plant Sale and Seminar
focuses on native perennials, shrubs and trees that
benefit birds pollinators and habitat

The Native Plant Seminar begins at 8:30 A. M. each day


New Hanover County Arboretum - Ability Garden

May 19, 2018

Standard Garden Show

"A Day on the Oleander Express"
Fun for Kids and Adults

New Hanover County Arboretum
6206 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, North Carolina

Saturday, May 19- 9:00 A.M. - Noon

The Shriners Choo Choo will be taking a trip around the Arboretum grounds all morning
allowing children to take a fun, educational ride equipped with “passports” and “stamps”
at each train station and activity stop

Cost for Oleander Express is $10 per person; free for under 2 years of age

Limited tickets, so get them early! - link to the tickets page


Master GardenerSM Volunteers of Pender County

June 5, 2018

Standard Garden Show

Backyard Composting

This is a free, open event

Tuesday, June 5- 11:00 A.M. - Noon

Hampstead Library, 75 Library Drive
Hampstead, NC 28443

The class, led by Master Gardener Maureen Spataro, will highlight the basics of
composting at home. Compost is an organic material that can be added to the soil
to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste currently make up 20 to 30 percent
of what we throw away. Learn to recycle waste into black gold that you can use in
your garden.

For additional information contact Tim Mathews, Pender County Extension Agent,(910) 259-1235.