All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission through Feb. 28. During this time only, Garden admission is $6 for adults and seniors and $4 for children.Find out more
This course is experiential. Students learn about and discuss the origin of mindfulness and its applications in medicine, healthcare, and society. Learn and be supported in the development of a mindfulness practice, utilizing the modality as a tool for stress management, self awareness, and self efficacy. Students are encouraged to transform their minds and bodies with intentional focus, utilizing mindfulness in everyday life both as a complementary healing modality and as a meditation practice. Mindfulness recognizes the potential of human beings to…Find out more
Visit Gallery II in the Kelly Education Center, January 20 – March 31, 2018, to see work by students, instructors, and graduates of the Garden’s Botanical Illustration Certificate program. Free with Garden admission. Plus, join us for a related lecture on Sunday, March 11, 2018, from 1 – 3 p.m. Putting Botanical Art to Work Lecture (free with regular admission)Find out more
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden presents an online auction of original works by philanthropist and artist Louise Cochrane. During her lifetime, Mrs. Cochrane was a generous benefactor to the Garden; now her devotion lives on in the Louise Cochran Art Auction. Proceeds will support the Garden’s mission of connecting people through plants to improve communities. View the Louise Cochrane art auction and exhibit in the Lora Robins Library. See the paintings online and register to start bidding. Art auction closes at…Find out more
Learn how to create the basic shapes and styles of floral designs—the building blocks for true creativity. This course will introduce you to techniques and styles commonly used by professionals. Learn preparation techniques, how to create basic shapes, and how to prepare flowers for long-lasting arrangements. A section on cut flower care and handling is included, along with a text. All materials provided; students need to bring sharp floral snips. Instructor: Mimi Cassick.Find out more
In this beekeeping for beginners and advanced beginners class, learn best management practices and techniques to help keep honey bees healthy and productive in urban areas, suburban and rural settings using all-natural, bee-friendly methods. Participants will build beehives, learn about the many aspects of beekeeping, observe a bee hive up close, learn how to install and care for honey bees and get complete instruction about setting up their own apiary (bee yard). Instructor Jesse The Beekeeper from EastCoastHoney will provide…Find out more
Williamsburg-based botanical artist Juliet Kirby leads this four-day watercolor workshop for advanced botanical artists. Participants bring a plant of their own choosing. Focus is on composition, accuracy, and direction of light. Students provide materials: a list of recommended materials is sent after registration. Lunch is on your own each day.Find out more
Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting. Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience. Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season. Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather.Find out more
David Pippin shows you how to liven up the short, cold days of winter by going “wild and crazy” with branches and foliage from the winter garden and some bright tropicals to add a welcome dash of warmth. Includes lecture/demonstration and a buffet lunch.Find out more
Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture during this evening offering in a tranquil Garden setting. Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience. Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season. Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather.Find out more
The at-a-glance Garden calendar includes highlights from the year including Plant Sales, Flowers After 5 in summer; Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights during the holidays & many more!
The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more.
Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you.
Bring your dog on select nights only!
Bring your dog to Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights on select nights.