Afternoon Stroll In A Conservation Garden

What a great place to spend an afternoon! The nearby North Carolina Botanical Garden (NCBG) is a lovely public garden, a conservation garden full of native plants. Many wildflowers were blooming today throughout the habitat gardens. Especially beautiful were the paths lined with Eastern Blue Phlox and Golden Ragwort.

Phlox divaricata (Eastern Blue Phlox) and Packera aurea (Golden Ragwort)

The restored cabin of playwright Paul Green and a storytelling area are features that add to the garden’s charm. From trilliums in the Mountain Habitat to the Christmas fern against a mossy rock and cedar knees rising out of water in the Coastal Plain and Sandhills Habitats, the garden was full of interesting vignettes.

2 thoughts on “Afternoon Stroll In A Conservation Garden

  1. greenbenchramblings

    What a wonderful place! Trilliums are unreal. We love them but haven’t enough shade here for them. We are waiting for our trees to grow to cast more shade so that we can grow lots of all sorts of Trillium.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.