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Monthly Archive for May, 2012

Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator  We made our first 2012 deliveries  this week from the Community Kitchen Garden to FeedMore’s Community Kitchen. The current crop is Red Pontiac new potatoes & red beets. Total pounds delivered: red potatoes – 230, red beets – 108. We […]

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The Butterflies Have Landed!

Text & photos by Garrett McLees Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, PR & Marketing Intern   When I last visited the Garden I got a sneak preview of Butterflies LIVE!   Now the exhibit is now open. It was amazing to see so many species from around the world in one place, I can’t wait to go back and […]

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Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator   Quite an incongruous headline, but it includes just a couple of the topics today in the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden. A beetle is riddling the amaranthus volunteers (Redroot Pigweed variety) with holes, while leaving the bush beans. Great. Unless […]

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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator,   Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden  Greater Richmond ARC‘s effort to facilitate people with developmental disabilities volunteering in meaningful work is growing, and now includes weekly visits to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to work on gardening projects. Groups of 10 adults with special needs travel with ARC staffers to Lewis Ginter […]

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Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator On Friday, May 4, 21 members of Altria’s PMUSA Brand Management team came to the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden to participate in a Day of Sharing. Led by Michael P. Goldman, the group split into three teams addressing the needs […]

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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator,   Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden  Congratulations to Laura Mulligan, Visitor Services Coordinator, for earning the 2012 Easy to Love Customer Service Award from the Richmond Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau.   The award recognizes one Richmond Region employee who has shown exceptional commitment and consistently provides high-quality customer service beyond the normal […]

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Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator   Laurel & Yevonne, the Red Pontiac potatoes you planted March 17 in the 2012 Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden are blossoming. That means we’ll check them soon and prepare to harvest the “new” potatoes for Feedmore. White potatoes have […]

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Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator   Yeah, from the title you immediately knew this post would be about butterflies. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is installing its 2012 Butterflies LIVE! exhibition in the Conservatory. The exhibition doesn’t start until next week — May 25 — but […]

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Text & photos by Garrett McLees Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, PR & Marketing Intern   Butterflies LIVE! doesn’t open until May 25th, but today I had a unique opportunity to see behind-the-scenes and get a first look at the arrival of the butterflies. None of the butterflies have emerged from their chrysalis yet, that made their […]

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From Color to Camouflage

by Albert Brian Vick,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator   The previous post on poppies promoted the value of color. This post proves the value of camouflage. Kildeer birds have been building nests at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. The first nest we saw was in the middle of a gravel parking lot, […]

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