by Janet Woody, Librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Please join us in the Lora M. Robins Library on Thursday, April 21, at 2 p.m. as we celebrate Arbor Day. A guest speaker from the City of Richmond Urban Forestry Division will tell us about tree planting goals in the city. Then we will amble through […]
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by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden When I think of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s Lora M. Robins Library, I think of a great resource for books (both children’s and adults); I think of a dedicated volunteer staff of over 20 volunteers; I think of our warm and cozy reading room […]
by Janet Woody, Librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It’s me! I’m the new librarian. Janet Woody reporting for duty. I’ve worked in many kinds of libraries over the years, but not a special one. And Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is very special. I don’t know how people get any work done here, surrounded by beautiful […]
by Maggie Southwick, librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Note: this article was originally published earlier this summer in the American Society of Botanical Artists magazine. Thanks to Robin Jess, Executive Director of the American Society of Botanical Artists, and Libby Kyer, editor of The Botanical Artist Journal of the ASBA, for allowing us to reprint […]
by Jane Hockaday, library volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Mother Nature seems to have opened a spa in Richmond this summer, and a glance at a weather map suggests she has extended it to most of the country. Every few days she throws another dipper or two of water on the stones to add extra […]
by Jane Hockaday, Library Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Summer seems to have moved into the Garden, but it is June after all. There are many shady spots to get out of the sun, but if you need to cool off come see us in the Garden’s Library where it is cool, quite, and lovely. […]
By Maggie Southwick, Librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Laura Anne Brooks of Designs From Dunluce taught a seasonal Ikebana flower arranging workshop at the Garden this morning – “Winter into Spring.” Here is an example of an arrangement from the class. It can be viewed along with three others in the library for the next […]