Nicole Long

About Nicole Long

Nicole Long is a Public Relations & Marketing Intern at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden with a background in strategic social media, photography and graphics work. She’s interested in humanitarian organizations and building spaces for inclusive excellence and sustainability.

May 2nd, 2018

Spring Garden Renovations

Spring is here and seems like the perfect time to tell you about some garden renovations taking place at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.  We got swept up in spring cleaning and have cleared out two plant beds near the North Terrace. The fun part is seeing what comes next, keep reading! The plant bed, located outside […]

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Apr 20th, 2018

A Northward Migration Sound Installation

It’s a magical feeling to be in a room surrounded by hundreds of captivating butterflies. This year we are taking the M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! exhibition a step further with the installation of sound in connection with Sound Art Richmond. A Northward Migration uses sound to explore the migration routes of butterflies, especially monarchs and will give you an […]

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Apr 20th, 2018

Spring PlantFest

Are you ready for this year’s Spring PlantFest plant sale? The greenhouse is chock full of plants that are ready and eager for spring and Spring PlantFest is a Richmond tradition. Plants for each year’s sale are chosen by a selection committee, which brings you Garden favorites (including lots of natives) and trendy new plants […]

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Feb 21st, 2018

Winter Symposium: Gardening With Purpose & Passion

During this year’s Winter Symposium and CVNLA short course, we dug deeper into what it means to garden with purpose and passion through perennial gardens. Perennials offer a different gardening experience than annuals because they come back year after year and require less maintenance. The New Perennial Movement focuses on establishing a link with nature through […]

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