By Kate Pyle, PR & Marketing Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Making Beauty Sustainable Gillette Forum on Landscape Design at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. This was a new experience for me — I don’t have a background in gardening or landscape design, but I was excited and curious […]
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Between now and September we’ll be building a new Ornamental Grass Garden in front of the Conservatory. • This garden will replace 9,200 sq. feet of existing traditional turf with attractive, low maintenance ornamental grasses, and will showcase sustainable best-practices in one of the most prominent sites on our property. • Once established, these […]
by Lynn Kirk, Public Relations Writer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, reprinted with permission from the Richmond Times-Dispatch Editors Note: Earlier this week we wrote about July Moir Messervy’s appearance at the Winter Symposium & CVNLA Short Course: Sublime + Sustainable. Here’s Messervy’s take on green design solutions and creating a “New Homestead.” The size and sheen of […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This morning I spent a few minutes listening to a horticultural rock star of our time. Julie Moir Messervy spoke to a full house of green business owners and their staffs, landscape architects and designers, Master Gardeners, seasoned home gardeners, and horticulturists (including most […]