Oct 8th, 2009

Timeless Design in a Sustainable World: The Charles Gillette Forum

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In just a few short weeks, we will be hosting internationally known landscape architects here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the Gillette Forum.  Timeless Design in a Sustainable World: The Charles Gillette Forum,  will feature Thomas Woltz, ASLA, principal at Nelson Byrd Woltz, in […]

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Oct 7th, 2009

Bye Bye Butterfly

by Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last call! This is the final week of Butterflies LIVE! at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and the butterflies are going out on a high note. Just last week a new shipment of chrysalides came in – including some species we’ve not yet had. […]

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Oct 2nd, 2009

Green Tonic: Urban Gardening for Health & Wholeness Podcast — Final Edition, Rachel Flynn & Leni Sorensen

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I’m pleased to release the last two podcasts featuring Rachel Flynn and Leni Sorensen, who spoke recently at our symposium:  Green Tonic: Urban Gardening for Health & Wholeness. Rachel Flynn, the City of Richmond’s Director of Community Development, spoke candidly about what’s working well in […]

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Oct 2nd, 2009

Rose Fest Brings Passion to Lewis Ginter This Weekend

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I have to admit it. I love to watch the tango. Look at the serious passion on these dancer’s faces. Last year, when this photo was taken, during our first Rose Fest ever, in our (relatively) new rose garden, I felt like I was transported […]

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Sep 24th, 2009

Tulips: Wild, Willful, Ruination of an Economy? Find out October 6!

by Phyllis McLeod Laslett, Adult Education Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I love tulips in the spring.  I love them in vases and have never wanted to tame their twining, twirling habits as cut flowers.  Their bright, clear colors and elegant shapes are so satisfying.  I love watching . I love tulips in the spring.  […]

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Sep 18th, 2009

Moth Month at Lewis Ginter Means Lunas, African Moon Moths, Atlas Moths & More!

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It’s Moth Month at Lewis Ginter! I’ve always been a fan of Luna moths, because they are so beautiful, especially when you find them unexpectedly in your own yard.  But I’d never heard o f  Luna Moths’ cousin, the African Moon Moth! For Moth Month […]

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Sep 17th, 2009

Fall is Great for Planting. Really.

by Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden While most people think of spring as the best time for planting, avid gardeners know fall can actually be the best. First of all, it helps to know the difference between an annual and a perennial. Annuals typically only last one season, while perennials […]

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Sep 16th, 2009

Community Kitchen Garden: So Long Summer, Hello Fall!

by Janine Butler, Garden Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Well, the pools are closed for the year and the kids are back in school; I guess that means that summer is officially over! But nobody informed the vegetable garden – we continue to harvest vegetables every week! However, as the weather begins to cool down, we […]

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Sep 11th, 2009

You Are Invited to an "Insect Collection" Night

by Beth Monroe, Public Relations & Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Thursday, September 17 8 – 11 p.m. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Ever stop to think about the millions of insects surrounding us each day? Probably not — because so many are unseen. That will not be the case on Thursday, September 17. On that […]

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Sep 9th, 2009

Green Tonic: Urban Gardening for Health & Wholeness — A Podcast, Drew Becher

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A few weeks ago, Drew Becher, Executive Director of the New York Restoration Project, came to  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and spoke at our Green Tonic: Urban Gardening for Health & Wholeness symposium about how NYRP has been transforming New York City through there urban […]

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Sep 7th, 2009

Green Tonic: Urban Gardening for Health & Wholeness — A Podcast, Philadelphia Green

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A few weeks ago, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden hosted Green Tonic: Urban Gardening for Health & Wholeness as part of our 25th anniversary celebration hosted by the Robins Foundation. Here is the first of several podcasts from that event from the Philadelphia Green panel, including: […]

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Sep 4th, 2009

Glass Sculpture Exhibit by World-Renown Artist Coming in 2010

by Beth Monroe, Public Relations & Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Several years ago, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden did a survey and asked members what kind of exhibits they would like to see at the Garden. Of the 469 people surveyed, 81% replied they’d be interested in an installation of outdoor art/sculpture. We listened! Lewis […]

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Sep 2nd, 2009

Lewis Ginter's New Moon Gate to Debut at Flowers After 5

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A few weeks ago, we gave you a first glimpse at our new moon gate. I have exciting news! Tomorrow, at Flowers After 5, our new Moon Gate will make its debut!  The finished piece will be on display at the entrance to the […]

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