by Laura Schumm, Community Kitchen Garden Horiculturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A recent Tweet from the folks over at Kersey Creek Elementary School in Hanover County got us thinking about Harlequin bugs and how we can help provide suggestions for combating them organically. There are many pesky insects pest that you will most likely run into sooner or […]
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Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Garden Areas at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Volunteers on Mar 28th, 2015
by Laura Schumm, Community Kitchen Garden Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring is here, and it has been a very busy week in the Community Kitchen Garden. This past Saturday, a group of student volunteers from Virginia Commonwealth University and several Lewis Ginter volunteers worked cutting back ornamental grasses around the Conservatory, planting early spring vegetables, […]
by Lynn Jackson Kirk, Public Relations Writer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, reprinted with permission from the Richmond Times-Dispatch What does 2015 hold for gardening and outdoor living? Health and well-being will remain top priorities. No longer is the veggie patch a half-hearted hobby or merely an attractive backyard addition. More and more adults are returning to their […]