by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden With A Million Blooms, it’s hard to keep up with them all! I have to tell you though when I walked through the Asian Valley this morning, the light was perfect, and the blooms looked better than I’d ever seen them. ….something I just had […]
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by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden With A Million Blooms at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, it’s so hard to choose favorites, but the Siberian iris ‘Blue Moon’ are looking oh-so-lovely this week. Don’t miss them!
by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator Did you know that April is Keep America Beautiful Month? I didn’t either ’til the folks over at Dropcam reminded me. Before April is over, I wanted to take a few moments to appreciate the beauty here in Richmond and specifically here at the Garden. There’s […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Horticulture on Apr 19th, 2014
Text & photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We started our formal schedule of Saturday and Monday morning volunteer sessions in the Community Kitchen Garden on April 12, and we’ve had a wild ride on the Central Virginia weather roller coaster (snow, heat, then frost). At this point we’ve planted red […]
Text & photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden “Cauliflorous” or “cauliflory” is the term describing the production of flowers on the trunk and branches of woody plants, as opposed to the ends of the twigs. In this case, we’re looking at the ubiquitous eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) – which happens […]
By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This weekend we celebrated Global Youth Service Day by planting kale and lettuce transplants that we started in the Children’s Garden greenhouse earlier this year. Our Service Learning Program volunteers helped us plant the vegetables in our newly established Youth Volunteer Display Garden. This garden consists of hollow log […]
By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Tulips tend to be the rock stars of the Garden. Colorful and showy, they stand out and we adore them. Tulips are in bloom now at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and people are busy photographing them like paparazzi stalking the latest celebrity. I […]
Here’s one reason. Now go find the 999,999 others! Plus, this is Heritage Weekend at Historic Bloemendaal — full of music and activities highlighting the Garden’s past, as we celebrate the Garden’s 30th anniversary.
Photos and text by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator
by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator You’ve been hearing about the fabulous Magnolia ‘Ginter Spicy White’ for a few years now. It’s a wonderful tree, created by one of our volunteers, Bill Smith, our resident magnolia hybridist. Described as a cross between Magnolia Tripetala ‘Bloomfield’ and Magnolia ‘R20-1′ (Magnolia sieboldii x M. ashei) the blooms […]