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 […]
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By Beth Monroe, Public Relations & Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden If you’ve ever watched HGTV, you know the allure of the “makeover.” We love to see dramatic, positive change happen right before our eyes. I had the chance to witness such an event yesterday with a “botanical makeover” in Richmond, Va. Thirteen blocks […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Boy is Richmond in for a treat! This year the RVA Environmental Film Festival at the Byrd Theatre in Carytown, will feature a selection of incredible movies, including two that are sponsored by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. The event is FREE and totally open to the community. Let […]
by Lisa Taranto, co-founder of Tricycle Gardens, researcher, lecturer & instructor of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden‘s class: Permaculture: How the World Works An ecological crisis. An environmental crisis. A jobs crisis. A climate crisis. A financial crisis. An education crisis. An obesity crisis. A population crisis. Nature deficit disorder………What the hell is going on? Somehow we […]
By Beth Monroe, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden PR & Marketing Dir. I’ve always loved meadows, Maybe it’s from watching too many episodes of Little House on the Prairie when I was a child — you know, that opening scene with Laura and her sisters running through the long grass? Turns out unmown grasses aren’t just […]
by Frank Robinson, Executive Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden You may have noticed an article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on October 28, about a moratorium on cutting down trees in the City while City Council reviews its current policy on tree removal. I stepped into this issue last week when I was asked to assist […]