by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden With A Million Blooms at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, it’s so hard to choose favorites, but the Siberian iris ‘Blue Moon’ are looking oh-so-lovely this week. Don’t miss them!
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Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Horticulture on Apr 19th, 2014
Text & photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We started our formal schedule of Saturday and Monday morning volunteer sessions in the Community Kitchen Garden on April 12, and we’ve had a wild ride on the Central Virginia weather roller coaster (snow, heat, then frost). At this point we’ve planted red […]
Can you believe Butterflies LIVE! starts in just 2 short weeks? We can’t wait! And guess what? We receive our first chrysalids today too! Stay tuned for more info on what’s new this year in the exhibit.
By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Tulips tend to be the rock stars of the Garden. Colorful and showy, they stand out and we adore them. Tulips are in bloom now at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and people are busy photographing them like paparazzi stalking the latest celebrity. I […]
By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Margaret Ford is on a mission. She wants to insure future generations love daffodils as much as she does. A long-time, active member of the Virginia Daffodil Society, Margaret is a driving force behind the Junior Artistic Arrangement Show. As part of that […]
Posted in Horticulture on Apr 2nd, 2014
by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator Wow! With your help we were just named USAToday Travel’s 10Best Readers’ Choice 2nd Best Public Garden in North America. Thank you! Libby McMillan, Content Manager and Senior Editor for USA Today, wouldn’t reveal the number of votes the Garden received, but says: “I will tell […]
by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator You’ve been hearing about the fabulous Magnolia ‘Ginter Spicy White’ for a few years now. It’s a wonderful tree, created by one of our volunteers, Bill Smith, our resident magnolia hybridist. Described as a cross between Magnolia Tripetala ‘Bloomfield’ and Magnolia ‘R20-1′ (Magnolia sieboldii x M. ashei) the blooms […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Mar 6th, 2014
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is one of only 20 gardens in North America nominated for USA Today’s “10Best Reader’s Choice” contest for Best Public Garden. You can vote for favorite gardens daily online through March 31st. Winners will be announced April 2, 2014. Please help us out by encouraging people to “Think Spring” and vote for their […]
by Diane Carpenter, Public Relations Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This Queen Sago palm (Cycas circinalis), growing in our Conservatory, was derived from seeds collected on a U.S. exploring expedition between 1838-1842, and was given to us from the United States Botanic Garden. They are dioecious so have separate male and female plants. Although the […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden