by Lynn Kirk, Public Relations Writer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, reprinted with permission from the Richmond Times-Dispatch “Go native!” sounds like a tropical chant, but actually it’s a “go green” reminder for landscape designs. Native plants are the species of perennials, shrubs and trees that occur in the region where they evolved. They’re the flora that nature intended for […]
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Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Volunteers on Aug 29th, 2014
by Brian Vick, Communications Specialist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden On Saturday we had the good fortune of engaging 27 University of Richmond School of Law students in the Community Kitchen Garden. The timing was perfect, as we are just beginning to transition out of summer mode and into the fall. We plant hundreds of Brassicaceae transplants — broccoli, […]
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, […]