by Kristin Mullen, Children’s Garden Educator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Summer camp! Don’t those words just make you smile? Rest assured, the 4- and 5-year-olds in the Growing Minds and Wow Your Senses camps are smiling, too! And while it’s obvious they are having fun, the casual observer might not realize that they are also learning – learning […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We recently added a staff member to the Children’s Garden, her name is Kristin Mullen. Kristin started as Early Childhood Program Developer earlier this month, after relocating to Richmond. Since our Children’s Garden educators often develop a bit of a celebrity status with the […]
by Erin Wright, Children’s Garden Educator & Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden My favorite recent addition to the Children’s Garden is our three bin compost system. Not only is composting an easy way to keep useful organic material out of the landfill, it results in the best soil amendment a gardener could wish for. Our […]