by Randee Humphrey, Director of Education, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week, several dozen community influencers rallied at the Garden for a “roll up your sleeves” workshop that focused on developing components for a Community Greening ToolKit. The ToolKit is an outcome of conversations over the past year about how to create an enabling environment in […]
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by Randee Humphrey, Director of Education, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The American Public Gardens Association’s “Everyday Magic” conference was held in Denver in late June, and I was fortunate to attend, along with Grace Chapman, the Garden’s Director of Horticulture, Kelly Riley, Children’s Education Manager, and the intrepid traveling Stickman. It was a whirlwind week, full […]
Posted in Beautiful RVA on Nov 27th, 2013
Editors Note: Beautiful RVA is a a regional coalition of public and private agencies and organizations invested in improving the quality of life in greater Richmond through public horticulture, urban greening and beautiful place-making initiatives. Meetings are held every other month and are open to anyone who would like to attend. This is a recap of […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A few weeks ago, more than 250+ dedicated Capital One volunteers worked over 2 days to plant more than 1,200 botanicals throughout 13 blocks of downtown Richmond. Venture Richmond, a non-profit organization focused on community enhancement, in partnership with the City of Richmond and Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden were inspired to […]
By Beth Monroe, Public Relations & Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden If you’ve ever watched HGTV, you know the allure of the “makeover.” We love to see dramatic, positive change happen right before our eyes. I had the chance to witness such an event yesterday with a “botanical makeover” in Richmond, Va. Thirteen blocks […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Richmond is all abuzz about Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center opening behind the Science Museum of Virginia next month. Can you blame us?! This is big news. Here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden we’re excited too. We’ve been thinking alot about how beautiful Richmond […]