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 […]
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By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Margaret Ford is on a mission. She wants to insure future generations love daffodils as much as she does. A long-time, active member of the Virginia Daffodil Society, Margaret is a driving force behind the Junior Artistic Arrangement Show. As part of that […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Education, Horticulture, Youth Education on Aug 12th, 2013
by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Tuesday and Thursday mornings at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in summer means you’ll hear the sounds of teenagers chatting between rows of Swiss chard and beets, cherry tomatoes and bell peppers. Each week, a dedicated handful of area teens leave the comforts of air conditioning or […]
Posted in Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Nov 5th, 2011
by Erin Wright, Children’s Garden Educator & Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden You probably know that Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has hundreds of volunteers, who work thousands of hours each year, all over the Garden. The Garden simply would not be what it is without the dedication and time our volunteers put in. But did you […]