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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: 

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

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

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

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. Raffling off potting bench

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

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

Richmond Horticulture Association – Small trees, shrubs, perennials

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

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

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

 

 

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