Mission: To inspire all who enter to become
Programs: Education - the goal of the education department is to provide an array of plant based learning opportunities for a variety of audiences. School programs are offered for grades k through 12 with a focus on grades k to 5 curriculum developed to meet nc and sc standards. Community classes and lectures are developed to present horticultural practices to adult audiences. Interactive and education opportunities are developed for the daily guest and special tours and demonstrations are available for groups.
garden events/garden store - the garden provides a series of events annually that are open to the public and designed to attract new audiences to the garden. The events are themed and are designed to encourage all guests to interact with the garden. Events range from a plant sale to themed children's events and targeted educational activities such as plant and environmentally themed products to allow guests to extend their experience. These items range from activity kits for children to garden t
horticulture - the horticulture staff is charged with the design, management, maintenance, preservation and presentation of the horticultural displays and collections. The horticultural department maintains an active plant database and ensures proper labeling of all plants for both tracking and public informational purposes.