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Children's Secret Garden at Wilson Botanical Gardens


Name: Children's Secret Garden at Wilson Botanical Gardens

Open to the public? Yes

County: Wilson

Address: 1806 Goldsboro St SW, Wilson, NC 27893

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USDA Hardiness Zone: 8a (2023)

Extension Demonstration Garden? Yes

Approximate year the garden/landscape was established: 2003.

What to look for: The Children's Secret Garden is full of lush plants with bold foliage and delightful flowers for children of all ages. The Children's Secret Garden has several magical playful areas including raining sunflowers, garden tunnel, rain wall, music court, dino dig, banana split sundae garden with water feature, and much more. This garden has won the Madeline Collier Landscape Garden Design Award, features a Vollis Simpson Whirligig, and was selected as the number one place to visit in Wilson by the Raleigh News and Observer.