Hort Helpline

The HortHelpline will answer your gardening questions, or connect you with a source who can provide an answer. Library staff and volunteers respond to phone, email and in-person requests. Before you contact the HortHelpline, please check our FAQs page to see if your question has already been answered. Routine questions about pruning, growing conditions and propagation are usually answered the same day. Some complex questions and plant identifications may require more time. Persons requesting a plant identification can email digital photographs to Live specimens should be brought to the Library in a sealed plastic bag containing complete contact information for the requestor. Please do not bring diseased plant material to the garden. For all pest and disease questions please contact your local Virginia Cooperative Extension Service.


Plant Records for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

The plant records for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden are not available for public access at this time. If you want to find out if a specific plant is growing in the garden please contact the library.

Library Contact Information

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave.
Richmond VA 23228

Phone: 804-262-9887 x332

Return to the Library Home Page.