By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Mother’s Day is THE day to show appreciation, whether it’s for your mom or another nurturing caregiver. I always want to find a special gift, but end up procrastinating. Now here we are, the week before Mother’s Day. If you’re like me and […]
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Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8, 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 […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden One of the cool things about having corporate volunteer groups come to the Garden to work is that I’m always learning from them. This morning, two corporate groups from Dominion Virginia Power and Capital One, worked alongside Garden staff and volunteers to complete the planting […]
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!
A group of pre-service teachers, grad students and faculty from the Education, Biology, and Agriculture departments at Virginia State University participated in a hands-on workshop with Children’s Garden program developers Kristi Orcutt and Kristin Mullen. As part of a National Science Foundation grant, the pre-service teachers ‘dug into learning’ in the Central Garden, Children’s Garden Farm […]
By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A transformation took place at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden this past Wednesday. We replaced more than 9,000 square feet of traditional turf with 2,000 ornamental grasses. The location of the new Grass Garden in front of the highly visible Conservatory makes a statement. […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Yesterday & today we have been working on installing floating docks in Lake Sydnor. These docks will go in various spots on the lake so that visitors can get out on the water and enjoy it. Some of the floating docks even have clear glass […]
by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Daylilies blooming pretty much everywhere is a sure sign that summer is in full swing at the Garden. Thousands of cultivars of day lilies exist, and here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden we are lucky to have quite an extensive collection. Many of our daylilies or Hemerocallis […]
by Megan Compton, Education Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Our first Mother’s Day Celebration at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was actually before I even became a mom. My best friend’s father leads Glennroy and Company and we came to hear him play the Mother’s Day concert down at Bloemendaal House. It was a beautiful spring day […]