by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The roses are going crazy with blooms, just in time for this weekend’s Rose Fest. We hope you can join us! Aside from thousands of blooming roses, we also will have some great special activities. Saturday join Capitol Opera Richmond in the Rose Garden Performances will be […]
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Photos & text by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Part of my job is going out in the Garden to capture the beauty as it happens. Sometimes, like spring, I can’t keep up with all the blooms and the daily changes. Other times, when I least expect it the Garden changes overnight […]
by Jonah Holland , PR and Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden To see more photos of the Rose Garden in bloom, visit our Facebook album.
by Helen Wallace MacDonald, Board Liaison & Major Gifts Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Turning 98 years old is a noteworthy accomplishment, never mind painting 40+ pieces of beautiful artwork in one year. So goes the life of Mrs. Louise Cochrane. An incredibly practiced artist, our graceful friend once again outdid herself not only with a […]
Photos & text by Jay Austin, Rose Garden Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Rose season is officially upon us! This is one of the first blooms to open this year, Rosa ‘Livin’ Easy’. Over the course of the next week, there will be tens of thousands of additional blooms of all shapes, sizes, and fragrances […]
Photos & text by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Recently, I’ve been struck by how beautiful the Garden is even in winter. I’m sure it happens each year, that as the light dims, and the days get colder, I notice the lovely things I come across more deliberately and appreciate them more, because […]
by Janice Hunter, Children’s Garden Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Does this remind you of anything? Could it be the flight path of a honeybee? a firefly? a ladybug? I think I’ve seen these dashes drawn to depict the flight pattern of most insects with wings and I never gave much thought to why it’s […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I came away from the Gillette Forum completely in awe of the job that landscape architects who are committed to creating beautiful but sustainable landscapes have. The task of convincing those with the power (the client) to do the right thing environmentally, seems daunting — […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I have to admit it. I love to watch the tango. Look at the serious passion on these dancer’s faces. Last year, when this photo was taken, during our first Rose Fest ever, in our (relatively) new rose garden, I felt like I was transported […]