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Lewis Ginter Spring PlantFest
Plant Sale

PlantFest is rain or shine! No admission fee required; regular Garden admission to visit the Garden

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

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 and other garden related items.  Plus, join us for live music, a festive atmosphere and a chance to get all your gardening questions answered.
Presented by Garden volunteers. All proceeds benefit the Garden’s educational mission.

Watch our PlantFest video to learn more.

Start:
Friday, May 4, 2018
End:
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Event Details

PlantFest Haul from the Members Only Plant Sale• Exclusive, Members only pre-sale Thursday, May 3,  4 – 7 p.m. 
• Hourly give-a-ways during the plant sale
• Children’s activities
• Not a member? Join Now

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 PlantFest!  

Download a list of the Ginter’s Greatest tent inventory (PDF)

The Ginter’s Greatest tent takes credit cards. Some, but not all of the vendors take credit cards.

Registered Vendors: 

A Wise Gardener – Unusual garden flora

ACE @ Hermitage – Annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables & tender succulents

Acer Acres – Japanese maples

All Treasures – Sculptural containers for botanical creatures, other sculptures in clay & glass

Bees & Beetles – Herbs, hanging baskets, native perennials & shrubs; annuals, patio pots, succulents, succulent combo gardens

Blenheim Organic Gardens – Certified organic seasonal vegetables (harvested for eating); potted vegetable plants, herbs, flowers & heirloom cornmeal

Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies; perennials & annuals

Dominion Energy Green Power – Educate & enroll customers into the Dominion Energy Green Power Program

Down the Garden Path – Antique & vintage items for the garden & home

East Coast Honey – Local honey that is all-natural, raw & unfiltered

English Acres Nursery – Annuals, perennials, vegetable plants & herbs; hanging baskets & garden signs

Espresso-A-Go-Go – Espresso, coffee, smoothies, sweets, chicken salad & egg salad

Expert Metalworks – Metal home & garden art.  Eucalyptus plants (if ready)

Forest Lane Botanicals – Perennials, natives, Japanese maples, berry bushes and carnivore plants

Forrest Green Farm – Culinary & Medicinal herb plants, vegetable plants, dried herbal teas, dips, seasonings and more

Garden Gate Landscape & Design – Native plants, native to VA – perennials, shrubs & trees. Also other plants that make good pollinators

Garner’s Produce – Cut flowers; herbs, vegetable transplants; fruits & vegetables; eggs

Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown by LGBG volunteers. Potting bench raffle

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

Herb Angel – Small batch, handmade, seasonally inspired herbal goods & an eclectic array of interesting plants

Hill House Farm and Nursery – U.S. native plants – particularly Mid-Atlantic natives – perennials, shrubs, vines, grasses & sedges

JES Foundation Repair – Foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawlspace encapsulation and concrete lifting

King of Pops – Frozen treats

Kino Alpaca Criations – Alpaca products: Sweaters, gloves, hats, socks, scarves, dryer balls and more

Living Art – Succulent wreaths, topiaries, green roof bird houses, unique succulent designers and plants

Local Area Master Gardeners – Master Gardener information center

Meadowview Biological Research Station – Carnivorous and associate bog plants

Moose Hill Worm Farm  – Organic worm castings

Morningside Farm & Nursery – Herbs, perennials (native & non-native), succulents & special annuals

Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service – On-site service while you wait.  Sharpening of hand garden tools, knives and scissors.

Old Tavern Farm – Naturally grown vegetable plants, herbs & flowers; with a focus towards heirloom & native varieties; soaps, balms, etc

Pine Knot Farms – Hellebores

PlantSmart – Hostas

Plants With Purpose Farm – Edible landscape plants such as blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, grape & fig in 2 gallon containers

Poplar Ridge Nursery – Ornamental grasses, perennials, flowering shrubs, dahlias, vegetables & herbs

Radical Roots Organic Farm – Certified organic vegetables herbs, fruiting shrubs, 20 different heirloom tomatoes & 5 varieties of basil

Reedy Creek Environmental – Native plants of local ecotype; Mixture of perennials, grasses, shrubs and trees

Richmond Area Daylily Society – Daylilies

Richmond Horticulture Association – Small trees, shrubs & perennials

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

Roots & Blooms – Potted re-blooming iris, herbaceous peonies & selected companion perennials

Sassafras Farm – Native perennials

Session Studios – Decorative glass art and jewelry

Shade Metals – Botanical jewelry with an emphasis on specific plant species

Sharondale Mushroom Farm – Certified organic mushrooms, mushroom spawns; tools & supplies for mushroom cultivation; books and useful perennial plants

Spirit Stone – Concrete garden art

The Arranger’s Market – Fresh cut flowers, flower arranging equipment & supplies

Tricycle Urban Agriculture– Vegetable, flower and herb starts grown in their 31st Street Urban Farm Greenhouse

Tsuchibuta Pottery – Handmade ceramic orchid, bonsai and flower pots; windchimes, laterns, bird feeders and other specialty ceramic items

Usborne Books – 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 & other related type gifts

Wandering Cow Farm – Natural soap, lotions, bath & body wool; yarn felted art, bird houses & feeders

Wood Thrush Native Plant Nursery – Rare and unusual native plants of the Appalachian Region

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