I never thought I liked beer… Then again, the only beer I had ever tasted was a “light” version out of a can. But my feelings about beer changed when I vacationed with my husband in Austria and he suggested that I try something called a radler. I was a little leery, but when […]Read More
Megan Compton is the Adult Education Assistant at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children, gardening, reading and studying history.
Reflections on Mother’s Day 2016: A Family Affair This year was our eighth Mother’s Day celebration at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and I really cannot imagine spending my Mother’s Day anywhere else. My daughter is now 8-year’s old, so you can do the math, we’ve spent every Mother’s Day at the Garden since she was born. What […]Read More
Last Mother’s Day was our seventh Mother’s Day spent enjoying Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden with my family and my best friend’s family. You’ve likely read about some of our other adventures on this blog before. As usual, we had a wonderful time, but every year brings something new. New additions – My son is now 21 months […]Read More
by Megan Compton, Adult Education Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden As member of the staff at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, it has been so exciting to see what happens behind the scenes during preparations for Dominion’s GardenFest of Lights. Each year, I look forward to hearing about the next theme and what Garden staff members […]Read More
by Megan Compton, Education Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Having brought our families to Mother’s Day at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the past six years, my best friend and I generally know what to expect. Each of the previous years, we sat at the tables, enjoyed our lunch, and watched our girls dance […]Read More
by Megan Compton, Education Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Our first Mother’s Day Celebration at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was actually before I even became a mom. My best friend’s father leads Glennroy and Company and we came to hear him play the Mother’s Day concert down at Bloemendaal House. It was a beautiful spring day […]Read More