by Hilaire Ashworth, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We are so excited that the time has finally come for the opening of Butterflies LIVE! On behalf of all of the curators, we say hello and want to officially introduce ourselves. Each butterfly curator was asked a series of questions and we picked some of […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Pipevine swallowtails (Battus philenor) in the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit continuing the life cycle.
Learn More about Butterflies LIVE! ….coming April 17 – Oct. 11, 2015.
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week we told you about our butterfly round-up. At the close of Butterflies LIVE we sent 194 butterflies from the exhibit to Tucson Botanical Gardens. Tucson just sent this note with these pictures, “There were three families in the exhibit when the package arrived so those children […]
Bye-bye Butterfly! Today is the last chance to see these guys ’til next year . Look for Butterflies LIVE! to return in April of 2015. Photo by Don Williamson Photography
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Which side do you like best? Don’t forget — last chance to see Butterflies LIVE! The exhibit closes on Sunday (Oct. 12, 2014).
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Just one more reason that nature is amazing: here’s the Orange Dead Leaf butterfly (Kallima inachus). Perfect mimic for a dead leaf. Wish I could catch this one with his wings open — then you’d see bright orange and purple-blue. Don’t forget, Butterflies LIVE! closes […]
by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Garden visitor Natalie Robinson Dean sent us the best Facebook message with these photos: My 2-year-old and I visited yesterday for the first time and had an absolute blast. Thank you so much for the excellent hospitality and I guess it goes without saying, my […]
Photos & text by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Congratulations to @sarabeejensen our Butterflies LIVE! Instagram contest Grand Prize winner. Sara wins a prize package valued at $500 including a night at the Jefferson Hotel Richmond and passes to come back to enjoy Butterflies LIVE! with 11 friends. Judging this contest was very […]
Can you believe Butterflies LIVE! starts in just 2 short weeks? We can’t wait! And guess what? We receive our first chrysalids today too! Stay tuned for more info on what’s new this year in the exhibit.