Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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This exhibit is presented by United Way of Cumberland County Youth Growth Stock Trust, Relyus Direct Mail Solutions, and several private donors. Eleven topiaries made of living plants have taken over the Garden – all of which have never been seen in Fayetteville, North Carolina before! The topiaries are on exhibit from Franklin Park Conservatory […]

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New policy starting on March 1st, 2022. Cape Fear Botanical Garden continues to closely monitor mask policies from Federal, County, and State health officials. In accordance with Cumberland County Schools, starting March 1st, 2022, masks will be strongly encouraged, but not required during Cape Fear Botanical Garden educational programs for children. Education staff members will […]

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News: We have finished the year with more camps than ever and we hope the children had so much fun. Thank you to Cumberland Community Foundation for their generosity through the Summertime Kids Grant. June 1st, 2021 – Cape Fear Botanical Garden has received a generous grant from the Summertime Kids Annual Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, […]

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9/8/21 What’s Growin’ in the Greenhouse? Mallory McAden is CFBG’s new Therapeutic Horticulture Program Manager and has been hard at work preparing fall vegetables in the CFBG greenhouse. The greenhouse is located near the Hazel McCauley Heritage Garden. Mallory educated us on what’s new and growing such as bok choy (pak choi), collards, mother of […]

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The Garden is excited to welcome as our newest education animal! Our new spotted salamander, Mango, will help teach children and adults about amphibians, indicator species, and wetland conservation. Common across much of the Eastern United States and Canada, spotted salamanders are a robust species with unique bright yellow spots. Mango enjoys burrowing and eating […]

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Check out Cape Fear Botanical Garden’s New Book 200 + Ways to Explore Nature! All these activities can be done in the comfort of your own home or backyard with supplies that you already have. Great for homeschooling and staying busy during the Stay-At-Home Order. We hope this will help everyone stay involved with environmental education, […]

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden (CFBG) is excited to announce its next outdoor exhibition Origami in the Garden2 . Opening May 5th, 2019 and extending into September 2019, CFBG will showcase metal sculptures that will spark creativity and unfold imagination. Created by artists Kevin Box, Te Jui Fu, Beth Johnson, Michael G. LaFosse, and Robert Lang, […]

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CAPE FEAR BOTANICAL GARDEN ANNOUNCES RECEIPT OF A COMBINED GRANT FROM CORNELIA “NEILL” BULLOCK WILKINS CHARITABLE ENDOWMENT FUND–SENIORS AND EDUCATION OF CUMBERLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, INC. Fayetteville, NC – Cape Fear Botanical Garden (CFBG) announces the receipt of a combined grant for 2019 from the Cornelia “Neill” Bullock Wilkins Charitable Endowment Fund – Seniors and Education […]

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden has received a generous grant from the Summertime Kids Annual Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. The $3,000 grant will support summer camp activities including environmental education, outdoor exploration and nature appreciation to children from our community. Camp sessions include unique, hands-on, natural science immersion programs providing experiences such as quiet time […]

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Friday, June 15th is National Nature Photography Day! In celebration of this treasured holiday, we asked our Garden photographer, Thomas Keever, to give us a few tips to help sharpen our skills. Tom has been a photographer for over 30 years and has been capturing beautiful scenery at CFBG for 5 years while also working […]

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