Photos and text by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Have we got a treat for you! One of our longtime volunteers, Rich Waiton, is leading a series of walks and talks on hydrangeas, our favorite summer shrub. The first Walk & Talk is tomorrow, Saturday, June 14, with additional dates on Saturday, June […]
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by Grace Chapman, Director of Horticulture, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week, the hydrangea collection at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was used for a research project by Dr. Henry Schreiber, Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Military Institute. Dr. Schreiber is testing the color intensity of hydrangea sepals in different locations, to see if climate affects them. In […]
by Lynn Kirk, Public Relations Writer, photos by Janet Woody, Librarian, & Rich Waiton, volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, reprinted with permission from the Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginians love hydrangeas, in part because hydrangeas love Virginia. Several species of this woody ornamental thrive in our zone 7, adorning the summer landscape with voluptuous flowers and breathtaking beauty. […]