Please remember Dominion GardenFest of Lights closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2014. We will reopen on December 26th and hope to see you then.
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Can you buy happiness? That’s a great question. And timely too. It’s easy to get caught up in the holidays. Each year I tell my kids we’ll have a small Christmas and that we’ll save money for things that really matter — like a trip […]
By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Ethan Lindsey is a youth volunteer who comes with The Founders Center of Commonwealth Autism (formerly Dominion School for Autism) to participate in the Garden’s Vocational Program, a program that offers community youth the opportunity to explore a variety of careers and vocational training. As part of […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden One of my favorite ways to support local businesses and non-profits is by shopping for Christmas presents right here in Richmond. I like that my money stays in the Richmond community, or better yet stays in Richmond AND helps a local nonprofit. Plus, my family […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Starting today, select holiday items (including these shown) are 20% off in the Garden Shop. Hurry in now for best selection, quantities are limited. Sale ends Jan 13th, 2014. The Garden Shop is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and on […]
By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I feel Scrooge-like admitting it, but decorating a tree is not my favorite thing to do. There, I’ve said it. I love the holidays, but the thought of unwrapping all those ornaments and perfectly placing them on a tree is kind of overwhelming. […]
Photos and text by Beth Monroe, PR & Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden When you work at a botanical garden, there aren’t many people exactly like you around. Usually there’s only one botanical garden in a geographic area, so colleagues tend to be far flung. If you’re lucky, you can still find like-minded organizations […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Does your family hide a pickle on your Christmas Tree? You don’t? Maybe it’s time to start a new tradition! The person who finds it gets an extra present or a year of good fortune. What a fun way to start out Christmas morning! […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In my family we have a tradition: each year my children pick out ornaments for their grandmothers in the Garden Shop at Lewis Ginter. (Spoiler alert — for any of my kid’s grandmothers who are reading along — you may want to avert your eyes now!) This year, […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It’s easy to get in the holiday spirit when you work at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. With our desire to make Dominion GardenFest of Lights even better than the year before — each year — we sometimes get a little over-the-top when it comes holiday […]