By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has had an established recycling program for years, but one area we needed help with was our Children’s Garden recycling. Hundreds of school groups come each year to the Garden on field trips, and many bring cans and other items that can be […]
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by Kristin Mullen, Children’s Garden Educator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It’s not uncommon for the Children’s Garden to request donations for items that might otherwise get tossed in the trash – toilet paper rolls, egg cartons, and hot chocolate containers are some of our staples. Our young guests transform these under-appreciated items into treasures such as fanciful works […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Development, Horticulture, Volunteers on Jun 7th, 2014
by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator We love recycling at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. We also love partnering with like-minded organizations. That’s why Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is proud to partner with the MeadWestvaco Foundation, supporting sponsor of Butterflies LIVE! and also our composting partner. The […]
by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden When University of Richmond ethnomusicology professor Andy McGraw approached the Garden last fall to see if we had any bamboo we could spare, we were thrilled. Bamboo, as you may know, is highly invasive, and without people or pandas to eat the young shoots here at the Garden, […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Did you know that Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden now recycles garden plastics? With the help of Strange’s Garden Center and the Henrico County Extension Office, we return our plastic garden pots to Strange’s wholesale growers where they reuse them or recycle them into new […]