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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond VA 23228

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General information, admission fees, directions, gift certificates, x300

Adult Education
Adult classes and programs, guided group tours
Megan Compton, Adult Education Assistant,


Food and beverage questions for your booked event
Mary Harvey, Office Manager, Meriwether Godsey, x352

Children’s Education
Program, field trips, children’s birthday parties
Laura Lee Folman, Children’s Education Assistant, x322

Donations to the Garden, gifts, giving opportunities, memorials, sponsorships
Alice Treanor Baker, Director of Development, x294

Facility Events
Availability and pricing for weddings, private events, corporate and nonprofit events and meeting space, wedding site tours, to book a bridal, engagement or family photo session
Sarah Neely, Assistant Facility Events Coordinator, x345

Garden Shop
General info, special merchandise, special orders
Heather Pearce, Assistant Shop Manager, x283

Horticulture Helpline
Plant care questions, plant identification, basic gardening questions
Janet Woody, Librarian, x240




Horticulture Department
Plant deliveries, plant donations
George Cowart, Horticulture Manager, x331

Book requests and renewals, reference questions
Janet Woody, Librarian,

General membership information and renewals, gift memberships, how to join online, how to receive the Garden enewsletter
Victoria Zemlan, Visitors Center Assistant Coordinator, x338

Public Relations and Marketing
Public Relations and Marketing requests, commercial photography and videography requests

Tea House

  • Lunch reservations: x399
  • Reservations for Tea House special events, including Dominion GardenFest of Lights dinners): x329

Ticket Requests

Two programs provide tickets to organizations meeting specific criteria.

  1. Non-profits and schools can request tickets for use in fundraisers such as raffles and silent auctions.
  2. The Sharing the Garden program provides passes for need-based organizations to visit the Garden.

Click here to request tickets for either program.

Volunteer opportunities
Karen Clowers, Manager of Volunteers, x335


Hours & Admissions

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