We’d like to announce Gary McNutt as the January Volunteer of the Month. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has over 600 volunteers and each month we take time out to recognize one. The Volunteer of the Month gets the honor of parking in a special space in our parking lot, a gift certificate to the Garden […]
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by Judy Thomas, botanical artist, fiber artist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden class instructor I love working with fabric and fibers, and especially wool. Why wool? It is a natural fiber and has a great deal of versatility. You might have heard about felting, it’s becoming a popular craft. Felting, both wet and dry (or needle felting) uses […]
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 […]
by Phyllis Laslett, Adult Education Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Back in the mists of time, I was an art major in college and rummaged around in a number of different techniques. So I was delighted when long time instructor Celeste Johnston proposed a series of workshops using simple print-making techniques that don’t require lots […]
Happy Holidays to you and your family from the staff of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. A Night at Lewis Ginter from Tijo Media on Vimeo.
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Dominion GardenFest of Lights reopens today after our holiday break. I thought it this might be a good chance to remind you that if you come back to GardenFest for more than visit even in the same year you are likely to see something different […]
We just had to share this Todd Feldman photo of a perfectly reflected CWD Kids Tree House during Dominion GardenFest of Lights. It’s like a fairy tale come true! Please visit us on Dec. 26th. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and GardenFest of Lights is closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, December 24-25, 2014.
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This time of year you have to look a little bit harder to find the beauty of nature especially on cold rainy days like today. This morning I found a subtle rainbow of colors in the bark of the Chamaecyparis obtusa. The red and green leaves of […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Today is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, a time of reflection and celebration for many. With the shortest day also comes the longest night. And in darkness many celebrate the light, be it the sun, candles, or half a million twinkling lights. […]
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Can you buy happiness? That’s a great question. And timely too. It’s easy to get caught up in the holidays. Each year I tell my kids we’ll have a small Christmas and that we’ll save money for things that really matter — like a trip […]