by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Notice something beautiful on I-95 North this week? Yes, daffodils! Thanks to a partnership between Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Virginia Department of Transportation there’s a little more beauty on your commute. In fact, 5,000 times more daffodils than were here last year. Varieties include […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This time of year you have to look a little bit harder to find the beauty of nature especially on cold rainy days like today. This morning I found a subtle rainbow of colors in the bark of the Chamaecyparis obtusa. The red and green leaves of […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Fothergilla gardenii ‘Suzanne’ is a native with a very interesting bloom. In fall, the green leaves turn orange-red. It’s a beauty for sure. You’ll find these along the edge of Lake Sydnor, just down from the Rose Garden.
Posted in Beautiful RVA on Nov 27th, 2013
Editors Note: Beautiful RVA is a a regional coalition of public and private agencies and organizations invested in improving the quality of life in greater Richmond through public horticulture, urban greening and beautiful place-making initiatives. Meetings are held every other month and are open to anyone who would like to attend. This is a recap of […]
By Jasmine Kent, PR & Marketing Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden When I applied for the PR & Marketing internship at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in early September, the weather was still peaking at 90 degrees many days. I thought, “Hey, this may be cool. I’ll be outside in the sun all day, enjoying the […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Apr 18th, 2013
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was just named one of America’s Most Beautiful Botanical Gardens by the Travel Channel. We are honored to be listed with such great gardens as Missouri Botanical Garden, The United States Botanical Garden, New York Botanical Garden, The Chicago Botanical Garden and […]
Text & photo by Kelley Deegan, Horticulture Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This blazingly orange orchid, currently blooming in the Conservatory, shines bright with a pop of scarlet to chase away those winter blues. Lalieocattleya Fire Island ‘Fiery’ HCC/AOS is a hybrid species derived from two closely related genera: Laelia and Cattleya. Orchids of these […]
Photos & text by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Recently, I’ve been struck by how beautiful the Garden is even in winter. I’m sure it happens each year, that as the light dims, and the days get colder, I notice the lovely things I come across more deliberately and appreciate them more, because […]
by Beth Monroe, Public Relations Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The year 2010 was a year of extremes for us here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: the wettest spring, the hottest summer, and the coldest December. We also had the extreme pleasure of exhibiting Glorious Glass in the Garden, which ends January 10, 2011, after […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I came away from the Gillette Forum completely in awe of the job that landscape architects who are committed to creating beautiful but sustainable landscapes have. The task of convincing those with the power (the client) to do the right thing environmentally, seems daunting — […]