by Alex Arzt, Exhibit Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In conjunction with Every Tree Tells a Story, the photography exhibit in the Kelly Education Center’s Ginter Gallery II, we’re highlighting a few special trees in the Garden. One of my favorite trees here is the Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) in the Margaret Streb Conifer Garden. Mr. […]
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by Elizabeth Fogel, Senior Horticulturist & Seth Roadman, Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden first opened to the public in 1987, fulfilling the will of Grace E. Arents to establish a botanical garden named after her uncle, Lewis Ginter. At this time, little of the Garden’s 81 acres were under cultivation, but […]
by Lynn Kirk, Public Relations Writer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Winter weather may be drab, but the landscape doesn’t have to be. Cone-bearing trees and shrubs, known as conifers, can transform outdoor settings from ordinary to extraordinary through their attractive array of sizes, shapes and textures. They also can add drama through their wide spectrum of […]
by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator Garden volunteers are resourceful. They love what they do, and they do it with pride. I hate to say it, but many of them know alot more about plants than I do. Often, they are the ones I go to with questions about a […]