by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It’s hard to believe such a small, delicate flower can have such a heavenly fragrance. You’ll find the Osmanthus just across the Lotus Bridge between Bloemendaal House and the Children’s Garden, or you can just follow your nose!
Category Archive for 'Horticulture'
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Horticulture, Volunteers, youth service volunteers on Sep 25th, 2014
By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Michelle Zhu is a long-time participant in the Youth Volunteer Summer Program, a volunteer opportunity for youth (ages 13-18). Participants in this program work a variety of areas including the Community Kitchen Garden, which harvests food for FeedMore’s Community Kitchen. Michelle participates every summer and comes every […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This Friday and Saturday, September 19 – 20, is our annual Fall Plant Sale. The Fall Plant Sale features regional vendors selling rare and interesting plants, unique landscape objects and exciting items for your garden. Of particular interest this year are the ornamental grasses that […]
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 & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Garden Member Julie Crews inspires me. She wrote me a short note about a recent visit to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, and it made me so happy I decide to start a new monthly feature here: Member Monday, as a way to honor Garden Members. […]
by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This lovely blackberry lily (Iris domestica) along the Main Garden Path is one of my favorite flowers. I bought one for my own garden last year at the Garden’s Fall Plant Sale, and I’ve featured it on this blog before. But here’s an interesting thing about it — […]
Photos & text by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Part of my job is going out in the Garden to capture the beauty as it happens. Sometimes, like spring, I can’t keep up with all the blooms and the daily changes. Other times, when I least expect it the Garden changes overnight […]
by Hannah Lindquist, PR & Marketing Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Sunny, breezy, and temperatures in the mid-80s made for a very enjoyable “15 Minutes in the Garden” last week. A group of volunteers and staff took a break from our work to gather under a shady tree to listen to Horticulturist, Elizabeth Fogel teach us a […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Horticulture on Jul 30th, 2014
by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden is nearing the summer peak, and we thought you would enjoy seeing some examples of what we’re growing this year. Current yield: 2,100 lbs. (supporting 8,400 meals for FeedMore). And we couldn’t have done it without the nearly 300 volunteers […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Horticulture, Seasons at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Summer, Volunteers on Jul 24th, 2014
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator & Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Community Kitchen Garden is thriving in this summer heat, and so are the weeds. That’s why we were so grateful when a team of CarMax associates showed up on Monday to help us with a variety of garden tasks […]