On Memorial Day (only) the Garden will offer FREE admission for military personnel and first responders and/or their dependents, with valid ID card. Anyone else in the party (non-dependents) can receive half-price admission. Also on this day military personnel and first responders can enjoy a 10% discount in the Garden Shop. Military members, first responders and their dependents can enjoy a 15% discount (excluding alcohol) in the Garden Café.Find out more
Explore a rotating display of the art form of Japanese flower arrangement from the four schools of Ikebana: Ikenobo, Ohara, Sogetsu, and Ichiyo. Location: Lora M. Robins Library Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday – Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.Find out more
Mindfulness is the ability to have judgment-free awareness as events unfold moment by moment. Mindfulness is also something we naturally possess, however when practiced daily or even consistently, our ability to move mindfully is more readily available and accessible. This course is both theoretical and experiential. Students learn about and discuss the origins of mindfulness practices; engage in the natural and traditional movements supporting the mind-body component of mindfulness; and be supported in the development of their personal mindfulness practice…Find out more
Garden Art Studio Drop-in and unfold your creative energy. Join us for Plein air watercolor painting. We provide the easels, the paper, paint and all the supplies you’ll need. Drop in program, no registration needed. Explore and reflect on your Garden experience through art! Mondays, June – August; 10 – 11 a.m.Find out more
Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the collection, offered monthly except January, July, and August. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. (Formerly Ginter in the Morning)Find out more
Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the Garden. Come dressed for the weather and walking. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands-on activities and a take-home craft. Our Family Walk and Talk is a drop-in program, no registration needed. Tuesdays, June – August; departing at 10 a.m. from the Robins Visitor Center Atrium.Find out more
An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, September 13, 2018
Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine, and beer, dining, and shopping. Please note: No outside food and drink are allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase. See brochure with line-up, menu, and pricing below. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Some chairs and tables are available, but they are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Fidos After 5: The Garden partners…Find out more
An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, 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 – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Good Green Fun is a drop-in program, no registration needed.Find out more
Playing off the ever-trending “modern farmhouse” craze, these two sessions explore arranging with the muted gray foliage of mulleins and eucalyptus intermingled with textural greens and seasonal garden flowers in both vegetative and naturalistic mass styles. Demonstration and discussion explores the marriage of these materials and designs with appropriate aged metal, rustic wood and pottery vessels. Instructor Mary Garner Mitchell is an Ashland-based artist and floral designer who also conducts workshops with Nancy Ross Hugo.Find out more
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
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.