by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden During June, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was the fortunate recipient of 258 hours of volunteer service donated by 86 Richmond area CarMax Associates. They tackled nine Volunteer Team-Builders projects here, making the Garden eligible for an additional $9,000 donation. The CarMax Foundation had a record-breaking volunteer blitz in […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We have so much fun planned for you this Sunday at Goblins & Gourds. Celebrate harvest-time in the Children’s Garden with a concert by the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra, pumpkin painting, seasonal food tasting, hoop dancing and more! It’s a great chance to get outside, […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Oct 23rd, 2012
Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator Ipomea batatas that is – sweet potatoes. We started the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden sweet potato harvest on Saturday, 10/20, approximately 112 days after planting the initial “slips”. A nice team representing J-Town Richmond –- including Nerice Lochansky, Tanisha […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Oct 9th, 2012
Photos & text by Albert Brian Vick, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator There’s something incongruous about a chilly 50 degree, gray, wet day and the warm color of ripening tomatoes on the vines. The stark contrast reinforces the realities of our seasonal transition. We’re about to say farewell to our last tomatoes […]