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Lewis Ginter Spring PlantFest Plant Sale

The plant sale is rain or shine! No admission fee required; regular Garden admission to visit the Garden

Members only pre-sale Thursday, May 4, 4 – 7 p.m.;  Friday, May 5, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

This year Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s plant sale celebrates 30 years! The Garden’s plant sales are among the largest in the region with more than 40 vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics.  Plus, join us for live music, a festive atmosphere and a chance to get to know your local extension agent.  Bring your gardening questions!
Presented by Garden volunteers. All proceeds benefit the Garden’s educational mission.

Watch our PlantFest video to learn more.

Start:
Friday, May 5, 2017
End:
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Event Details

PlantFest Haul from the Members Only Plant SaleNEW this year!

• Exclusive, Members only pre-sale Thursday, May 4,  4 – 7 p.m. 
• Hourly give-a-ways during the plant sale
• Children’s activities
• Meet the Garden’s Membership team and sign up for a Garden Membership.

Be sure to Visit our Garden Shop for outdoor pots and statuary, a variety of special gardening tools, gardening books and decorative accessories.  Members receive a 15 percent discount during Plant Sale!  

Registered Vendors: 

A B Hunter – Beautiful Adirondack wood furniture

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

ACE Center – Hermitage Horticulture – Premium annuals, perennials, herbs & tender succulents

All Treasures – High end sculptural & plant arrangements; hanging & table top “interior gardens”

Anna Girard – Original painted slates ornaments, visors, watercolor pictures

Arbor Earth Foundation – Blueberry, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry & elderberry plants; soil amendments

Bees and Beetles – Perennials, annuals, shrubs, herbs, house plants, small trees, native plants

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

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

Dragonfly Farms, LLC – Organically grown vegetables, herbs & flower plants

Earthscapes – Rare African & Madagascan succulents and other interesting plants

English Acres Nursery – Annuals, herbs, vegetable plants, perennials, vines, birdhouses & signs

Expert Metalworks – Hand crafted home & garden art

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

Fab Scapes – Pollinator attracting perennials; handmade clay fairy houses & pendants

Fletch’s Garden Products – Trees, shrubs, perennials and grasses in 1-15 gallon pots

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

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

Ga Ga’s Garden – Perennial plants; Garden Art – glass flowers, bird feeders, planters

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

Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown by LGBG volunteers. Raffling off potting bench

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids – Compost, amendments, herbs, seedlings

Herb Angel – Medicinal herbs, succulents, living wreaths & herbal products

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

Lakonia Greek Products – Handcrafted extra virgin olive oil, Greek olives, wild herbs & medicinal teas

Living Art – Succulent wreaths & plants, topiaries, living roof bird houses

Local Area Master Gardeners – Master Gardener information Center

Meadowview Bio Research Station – Carnivorous and associate bog plants

Moose Hill Worm Farm – Organic worm castings & associated marketing goods

Morningside Farm & Nursery – Ornamental & native perennial, herbs, succulents.

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

Pine Knot Farm – Hellebores

PlantSmart – Hostas

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

Radical Roots Organic Farm – Certified organic vegetables herbs, fruiting shrubs, heirloom tomatoes

Raptor Conservancy of Virginia – Live, non-releasable raptors (Friday Afternoon)

Refined.524 – Wreaths, pallet signs, wood planters & boxes, plant stands & small tables

Richmond Area Daylily Society – Daylilies

Richmond Horticulture Association – Small trees, shrubs, perennials

Rivah Southern – Smoky sweet seasonings & rub, lavender soaps & sachets, birdseed wreaths, herbal laundry sachets

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

Roots & Blooms – Potted re-blooming bearded irises and companion perennials, herbaceous peonies

Saladays Homestead – Annual vegetable plants

Spirit Stone – Hand sculpted concrete art for home & gardens

Tricycle Gardens – Locally grown vegetables, herbs & flowers

Tsuchibuta Pottery – Ceramic flower, bonsai & orchid pots; wind chimes, lanterns, bird feeders

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 seasoning blends & gifts

Wandering Cow Farm – Homemade soap, bath & body products. Lotions, salts, scrubs, moisturizers, bug repellent. Wool, yarn, fiber art & décor

Young Living Essential Oils – Essential oils, diffusers & essential oil-base cleaning products

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