The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA allowing leashed dogs during Flowers After 5 on these special nights only June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13 , 2018. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask that they not enter the Kelly Education Center building. Please read our rules and guidelines for visiting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden with…Find out more
An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018
Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – September 13; 5 – 6 p.m. Good Green Fun is a drop-in program, no registration needed. In partnership with: Keep Henrico Beautiful June 7 July 5 August 2 September 6 Central Virginia Waste Management Authority June 14 & 28 July 12 & 26 August 9, 16 & 30 September 13 Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District June 21 July 19 August…Find out more
Herbalist Laura Baum discusses selected culinary, native, and Eastern Woodland plants associated with traditional herbalism practices and how to start them from seed. You meet on the night of the full moon to experience and understand the ancient practice of starting plantings at this phase of the moon. Join Laura for a garden walk to observe some of the plants discussed in place.Find out more
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018
Enjoy storybooks and activities in the Children’s Garden. Fridays, June – August; 10 – 11 a.m. Storytime is a drop-in program, no registration needed.Find out more
Yum-Awe-Om! Connect with nature through food, art and yoga. Each day starts with new garden poses that set the stage for cultural immersion. Participants create epicurean delights from fresh garden harvest and explore different art techniques from around the world.Find out more
Why do gardeners like worms? How do bees help plants grow? What flowers do butterflies like best? To answer these questions and many more, curious campers set out on an exploration of the Garden in search of all sorts of critters including birds, turtles and fish.Find out more
Recently published in 2012, the Flora of Virginia is our long-overdue technical manual covering all of the native and naturalized plant species found in the Commonwealth. This massive volume – almost 1600 pages in all – is the first comprehensive treatment of Virginia’s flora since the mid-1700s, and if you’re like us you couldn’t wait to get your hands on a copy. But if you are still asking yourself, “OK, how do I use this thing?”, then the Flora of…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
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.