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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.

Friday, May 4, 2018
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