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Monthly Archive for June, 2010

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In what seems like one of the most unpredictable turn of events in the food movement, DC public schools are leading the way in kicking sugary milk and cereals off of their menu. While it seems like a no-brainer for health reasons, it is […]

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by Jonah Holland, PR & marketing coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Although I was very tempted to write a blog post about how playing in the dirt can make you smarter and less depressed (as reported in new research this week), instead I’m going to write about how in so many ways, Gardening is becoming […]

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by Melissa Miller, Stewardship Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I am very fortunate to be traveling by coach from Amsterdam to Maastricht in the Netherlands (or Holland as we often call it). Though we’ve been in the country for 3 full days, I am just now able to take time to log some of our […]

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by Jane Hockaday, Library Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Summer seems to have moved into the Garden, but it is June after all. There are many shady spots to get out of the sun, but if you need to cool off come see us in the Garden’s  Library where it is cool, quite, and lovely. […]

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by Frankie Geouge, Conservatory Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Lewis Ginter Conservatory is full of botanical surprises, even for a seasoned gardener.  One of these is the delightful Jaboticaba Plinia Cauliflora, of the family Myrtaceae.  Also called the “Brazilian grape,” this slow-growing evergreen is widely cultivated in its native country.  What I find most […]

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