NEWS & EVENTS
2020 Autumn Flower Show. Oct. 30-31
New Hanover Garden Club & Harbor Island Garden Club are pleased to present:
Autumn Gatherings, A NGC Standard Flower Show
Free and Open to the Public
Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, 1p-5p
Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 10a-2p
Design and Horticulture Oct. 30 8a –11a
Judging of Exhibits Oct. 30 11a - 12:30p
Dismantling Oct. 31 2:15p
Location: NHC Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC
Tree Planting. Feb. 6 10a
2019 Holiday Decorating Contest. Judging: Tues. Dec. 17
This year, prizes will be awarded for:
To register your Wrightsville Beach home or business, call the Wrightsville Beach Parks & Recreation office at 910-256-7925. Include your name or business name, address, phone, and any special instructions. You must register by noon on judging day.
Annual Poinsettia Sale. Dec. 7, 2019
Help support the Ability Garden at the Arboretum. Preorder poinsettias now online and pick up the day of event. Poinsettias will be available for sale the day of the event.
Sat., Dec. 7. 9a - 1p
The New Hanover County Arboretum
6206 Oleander Drive
Festival in the Park. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. 10a-4p
Come see us at our booth at the NC Holiday Flotilla Festival in the Park. Our personalized bricks and pavers make great gifts. We'll also have handmade, recycled glass ornaments for sale as well as our cookbook. The festival features craft vendors, bouncy houses, a children's train and car show. The festival features 75 to 90 vendors; a large play area for the children with bouncy houses and slides; the popular and relaxing Arab Choo-Choo train ride; arts and crafts booths; food vendors; and the antique, classic, and special interest car show. The car show has grown tremendously, with over 150 cars expected this year. Look for our pink booth.
Pink Ribbon Tree (October)
Each year, we write the names on pink ribbons of those community members and family members that we love who have fought breast cancer. We invite you into the garden anytime to reflect, rejoice and remember.
2019 Beauty Spot Outstanding Landscape Award
Harbor Way Gardens was presented with the prestigious Outstanding Landscape Award from the Azalea Garden Tour. Thanks Cape Fear Garden Club! We are honored.
3rd Annual Plant Sale. Sat. May 4, 2019. 9a-1p.
(Rain date. Sun. May 5, 2019)
Back for another year! Hurricane Florence may have taken a toll on our landscapes, but we have all the plants you need to rejuvenate your garden. Plus, the plants are carefully chosen to grow well in our coastal climate.
Harbor Island Garden Club members will be on hand to answer questions about the plants. All proceeds benefit beautiful Harbor Way Gardens at Wrightsville Beach.
66th Annual Azalea Garden Tour. Apr. 5-7, 2019. 10a-5p
Wet Paint Sale. Apr. 7, 2019. 12p-4p
We are thrilled to be on the Azalea Garden Tour for the first time! Despite tremendous damage to the garden after Hurricane Florence, Harbor Way Gardens has never looked better. Click for information about tickets.
During the weekend there will be an opportunity to see:
And on Sunday from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m., fifteen regional fine artists will display their plein air works painted at various locations in Harbor Way Gardens. The public is encouraged to attend and purchase the paintings. For more information, click here.
Join Us For The "Wet Paint Sale"
Sunday, April 7th
12 - 4 PM
The Harbor Way Garden
Harbor Island in Wrightsville Beach
Flower & Horticulture Show. March 15-16, 2019
NEW Cookbook. Harbor Island Celebrates! Vol II
We are thrilled to announce Harbor Island Celebrates! Vol II is here with all new recipes from our members' family cookbooks. This second edition also features recipes from your favorite local chefs and celebrities. Pick up several for teacher gifts, stocking stuffers, Secret Santa, or those who are hard to buy for. All proceeds from the sale of Harbor Island Celebrates! go directly to our gardening and beautification programs. Click here for more information or to order. Just $20!