by Janet Woody, Librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden More precisely, Catesby prints are visiting. Mark Catesby was a British naturalist who lived from 1682 (or 3) to 1749. He came to Virginia in 1712 and stayed with his sister in Williamsburg. He was sent by friends to collect botanical specimens and return them to London, […]
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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 Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Check out Daniel Alonso’s Shrinky Dink portrait at the HandsOn Greater Richmond Power of Good art show! The art show celebrates local volunteers and portraits were done by Tiffany Glass Ferreira‘s Shrinky Dink Selfie Campaign. We are so proud of Daniel and all that he has done for […]
By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This weekend we celebrated Global Youth Service Day by planting kale and lettuce transplants that we started in the Children’s Garden greenhouse earlier this year. Our Service Learning Program volunteers helped us plant the vegetables in our newly established Youth Volunteer Display Garden. This garden consists of hollow log […]
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 […]
Here’s one reason. Now go find the 999,999 others! Plus, this is Heritage Weekend at Historic Bloemendaal — full of music and activities highlighting the Garden’s past, as we celebrate the Garden’s 30th anniversary.
Photos and text by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator
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 […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Apr 1st, 2014
Love gardens but hate the work? Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has a deal for you! Construction plans for the Cherry Tree Walk around Lake Sydnor have been expanded to include “The Lofts at Lewis Ginter” — a limited number of waterfront condos available for purchase inside the Garden. Imagine picking your own fresh bouquets daily […]
Posted in Volunteers on Mar 27th, 2014
by Jonah Holland, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator This week Garden staff gathered to honor our 500+ volunteers. Five-hundred PLUS! That’s alot of volunteers you say? Yes it is. And our volunteers are some of the most hardworking, dedicated helpful people you’ll find. This morning, as I walked through the Garden on […]