by Lynn Kirk, Public Relations Writer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, reprinted with permission from the Richmond Times-Dispatch Summer is a delightful time to be outdoors — until you hear that all-too-familiar, high-pitched whine circling your head. Soon you feel tiny blood-sucking bites, and before you can flee, itchy whelps begin appearing on your neck, arms and legs. […]
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by Shane Tippett, Executive Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Thank You for Showing Us the Garden! Love, Meagan Kelly Riley is the children’s education manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. A Richmond native, Kelly worked in a number of jobs after completing business school, including a position that allowed her to watch urban residents move into newly […]
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.
Photos and text by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This week, Time Magazine named spending time in nature as the No. 1 thing you can do to improve your life. If you read this blog regularly, this information may not come as a surprise to you. You probably have learned by listening to […]
Photos by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, & Beth Monroe, Director of PR & Marketing, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
by Lynn Kirk, Public Relations Writer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, reprinted with permission from the Richmond Times-Dispatch This year as you deck your halls, why not opt for real boughs of holly? With natural decorations instead of synthetic reproductions, the holidays become another opportunity to “go green.” Repurposing nature’s bounty into holiday wreaths, garlands and centerpieces showcases […]
Text & photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The 2013 Dominion GardenFest of Lights holiday decor extravaganza at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden features a 2-story (20-foot) “birds-and-bees”-themed densely decorated Holiday Tree in the North Wing of the Conservatory. The images featured here have been altered with basic Adobe Photoshop CS4 […]
by Janet Woody, librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I love our Dominion GardenFest of Lights theme this year, “A Natural Love Affair”, because it can be interpreted so many ways. We’ve been able to create beautiful scenes all over the garden, including the library. Our book this year is Mossy by Jan Brett. Our GardenKeeper […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden One thing I love about working here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is that when my kids come to the Garden on a field trip or my husband comes with his class of 3-year-old Head Start students, I get to experience the Garden though their […]
By Jasmine Kent, PR & Marketing Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden When I applied for the PR & Marketing internship at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in early September, the weather was still peaking at 90 degrees many days. I thought, “Hey, this may be cool. I’ll be outside in the sun all day, enjoying the […]