by Katelyn “Katie” Coyle, Children’s Garden Educator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Children’s Garden has always worked to provide a rich environment that sustains local wildlife. This year, we are taking things a step further and registered ourselves as an official Monarch Waystation through Monarch Watch. Visitors to the Children’s Garden have always been able to find milkweed […]
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Ever wonder what it would be like to work in the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit in the Conservatory at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. I think it would be a dream job, greeting and educating visitors, opening boxes of butterflies, monitoring the progress of butterflies emerging from their chrysalises in the Emergence Room, and releasing butterflies for […]
by Kendra Norrell, Assistant Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In case you didn’t know, this week is National Moth Week. Here at the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit, we are known for having a variety of butterflies, but periodically we will get some moths to liven up the exhibit with their nocturnal glory. Having the moths in […]
Text & photos by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden As you probably know, we’re a bit crazy about butterflies right now. Butterflies LIVE! is in full swing at the Garden…..and all over Richmond. Here at the Garden you’ll find native butterflies outside everywhere. We’ve planted butterfly-attracting plants not just in […]