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Lewis Ginter Fall PlantFest

One of Central Virginia’s largest and most-anticipated plant sales. Dozens of vendors & knowledgeable Garden volunteers help you choose your best plants.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Event Details

Fall Plant Sale volunteer with Fall is for Planting sign

No admission fee required for PlantFest; regular admission to visit the Garden

Thursday 4-7 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Avid gardeners know fall is a great time for planting! Lewis Ginter Fall PlantFest (formerly the Fall Plant Sale) features vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Presented by Garden volunteers.

Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy!

Please support our vendors. A portion of the vendor proceeds is donated to the Garden.

See this year’s plant inventory for the Bloemendaal’s Best Tent (PDF).

Watch our PlantFest video to learn more.

Registered Vendors:

A Wise Gardener – Unique garden flora, mixed media, art with recycled material based on animals & nature

Acer Acres Inc. – Container Japanese Maples

All Treasures – Specialty plants in sculptural compositions with clay and glass objects

Bees and Beetles – Native perennials & shrubs, herbs, bulbs, houseplants, mums, butterfly host plants

CapWorks – Works of art made from recycled bottle caps (Coasters, magnets, sculptures, figurines, wall art)

Central VA Iris Society Iris

Country Gardens – Perennials, flowers shrubs, natives, hydrangea & lilacs, tropicals, & more

Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies

Dominion Energy Green Power – Offers customers the option of matching all or a portion of their electricity usage with renewable energy

Down the Garden Path, Ltd. – Home and garden tools & accessories

East Coast Honey – Local honey that is raw, all natural & sourced from our hives in Powhatan, Henrico & Church Hill

Espresso-A-Go-Go – Mobile espresso, coffee, pastries, bagels & more

Forest Lane Botanicals – Perennials, Japanese maples, native plants & shrubs, pitcher plants, berry bushes

Forrest Green Farm – Culinary & medicinal herb plants, vegetable plants, herbal teas, dip, seasonings

Garden Gate Landscape & Design – Native plants: trees, shrubs, perennials; best plants for pollinators & host plants

Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown by LGBG volunteers. Raffle for potting bench

Harvey Gardens – Home grown gourds crafted into bowls, vases, lamps, bird houses & feeders. Children’s book w/ backyard garden theme

Henrico County Master Gardeners – Plant clinic; answer Horticulture-related questions & promote extension services

Hill House Farm and Nursery – U.S. native plants: perennials, shrubs, vines, grasses & ground cover

King of Pop – Frozen Treats

Kino Alpaca Criations – Gloves, hats, scarves, sweaters & more made from Alpaca fleece

Local Area Master Gardeners – Master Gardener information Center

Meadowview Bio Research Station – Carnivorous and associate bog plants; longleaf pine

Moose Hill Worm Farm – Worm castings & associated marketing material

Morningside Farm & Nursery – Perennials native & non-invasive, non-native perennials; herbs, succulents & houseplants

Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service – Sharpening knives, scissors & hand garden tools

Pine Knot Farms – Hellebores & shade plants

Poplar Ridge Nursery – Ornamental grasses, perennials & flowering shrubs; natives, annuals & vegetables

Putnam Hill Nursery – Native & non-native shade & sun perennials, groundcovers, flowering plants

Rebecca Lilly – Notecards, gift enclosures, 2 gift books (wildflowers & butterflies) & more

Reedy Creek Environmental – Native plants of local ecotype – mixture of trees/shrubs, perennials, grasses

Richmond Area Daylily Society – Daylilies

Richmond Horticulture Association – Small trees, shrubs, perennials

Riverine Virginia Master Naturalists – Informative booth about creating a backyard habitat utilizing native plants

Roots & Blooms Bare root peonies & assorted potted perennials (flower bulbs if available)

Saladays Homestead – Fall vegetable transplants: Lettuce, arugula, spinach, mustards, kale, swiss chard & more

Usborne Books and More – Books about growing food, gardening, flowers, butterflies, bugs; How things grow; Children’s books and coloring books

Vera’s Vittles Seasonings – Salt free seasonings, tea & gifts

Wandering Cow Farm – Farm made soap, lotions, bath & body products. Bird houses & baths.  Wool, yarn, fiber art and décor

Wood Thrush Native Plant Nursery – Rare & unusual plants native to the Appalachian region & surrounding areas

Young Living Essential Oils – Essential oils & plant-based essential oil infused cleaning products


Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy! PlantFest Shopping at the Spring Plant Sale