by Janet Woody, Librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Thousands of visitors enjoyed Dominion GardenFest of Lights this year, and many of those visitors stepped into the library and back to 1895 as they viewed our exhibit on the Lakeside Wheel Club. However, it is likely that only one visitor had a unique connection to the […]
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Editor’s note: What started as a nice email from Garden visitor Donna Copley after she enjoyed the Garden’s bicycle theme at this year’s Dominion GardenFest of Lights, A Legacy in Lights: 120 Years from Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden turned into a guest blog post. We enjoyed the photos and comments so much, we decided to share them with you. It’s exciting to see how […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Since Richmond is going bike-crazy getting ready for Richmond 2015, we thought we’d join the fun and share this photo with you! Check it out: the baby is riding between the 2 adults and no one is wearing a helmet! I love how the […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Notice something beautiful on I-95 North this week? Yes, daffodils! Thanks to a partnership between Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Virginia Department of Transportation there’s a little more beauty on your commute. In fact, 5,000 times more daffodils than were here last year. Varieties include […]
Learn More about Butterflies LIVE! ….coming April 17 – Oct. 11, 2015.
by Jonah Holland, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We are thrilled to announce that Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will serve as the start venue for Richmond 2015‘s elite men’s and elite women’s team time trial events on September 20, 2015 during the 2015 UCI Road World Championships. The Garden’s involvement is a natural fit. […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We got a bit of snow last night, considerably more than is in this photo. Visitor Service staffer Laura Flournoy took this image just before the Garden closed, about 4:30 p.m. Six to 8 inches later, with temperatures around 20 degrees, and with the Garden and […]
by Jonah Holland, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week I had the pleasure of meeting brothers Braden and Charlie Dolbec, young adults who come to the Garden as part of the Garden’s Vocational Program to gain workforce development skills and job training. Braden and Charlie work in the Children’s Garden each week, along with their […]
by Jonah Holland, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Congratulations to Toni Page who is our Grand Prize #GardenFest Instagram contest winner with this photo of her daughter Noelle enjoying Dominion GardenFest of Lights. We were thrilled with the participation in this year’s Instagram contest! We had over 1,600 entries, nearly 900 more than last year. […]
by Jonah Holland, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden You know Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is beautiful year-round, right!? Pssssst. Let me let you in on a little secret! We are offering FREE Garden admission through Jan. 18, 2015 (while the Garden Cafe is closed). Not only do we have blooms outside, but we also […]