I still remember my first flower show. It was in 1997, and my husband pointed out that the newly opened Robins Visitor Center at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was featuring a daffodil show. He wanted to see the new building, and I was curious, so off we went. The show was a revelation! Rows and rows […]Read More
Phyllis Laslett is Adult Education Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, where she plans and administers a year-round schedule of workshops, courses, and symposia in nine interest areas, and edits the Education and Events catalog three times a year. Every year, she continues to be surprised by pink daffodils, yellow African violets, green roses, and red daylilies in the plant shows.
by Judy Thomas, botanical artist, fiber artist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden class instructor I love working with fabric and fibers, and especially wool. Why wool? It is a natural fiber and has a great deal of versatility. You might have heard about felting, it’s becoming a popular craft. Felting, both wet and dry (or needle felting) uses […]Read More
by Phyllis Laslett, Adult Education Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Back in the mists of time, I was an art major in college and rummaged around in a number of different techniques. So I was delighted when long time instructor Celeste Johnston proposed a series of workshops using simple print-making techniques that don’t require lots […]Read More