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 […]
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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 The roses are going crazy with blooms, just in time for this weekend’s Rose Fest. We hope you can join us! Aside from thousands of blooming roses, we also will have some great special activities. Saturday join Capitol Opera Richmond in the Rose Garden Performances will be […]
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 One of the things I love most about working at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden are the memories that I connect with certain plants and people. Walking around the Garden and seeing those particular plants makes me think of people I love. Always and forever, I will associate […]
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 & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden So you already know the Fall Plant Sale is today, noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. But did you know that this year, we are highlighting plant divisions from our favorite perennials right here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden? Come on […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Organic farmer, community organizer, and artist Woody Woodroof creates large scale botanical cyanotypes on fabric using the power of the sun. His work combines farming, the environment, and art, and asks viewers to slow down and notice the intricacy and beauty of the everyday plants and […]
By examining the critical processes of plant ecology and applying them to landscape and planting design, we inspire a dialogue about how to responsibly design, install, and manage the environment to mitigate and slow down climate change. Over an evening and a day, four prominent landscape designers and garden writers approach the modern expression of […]
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 […]