Samantha Phillips

Samantha is currently a Senior at Virginia Commonwealth University studying advertising. She enjoys all things outdoors, traveling, and photography. She hopes to one day inspire others to enjoy nature just as she does and to help others understand the importance of conservation and preserving our National Parks.

Nov 20th, 2018

Frank L. Robinson Endowed Chair

We are proud to announce Senior Horticulturist Shannon Smith as the recipient of the Frank L. Robinson Endowed Chair. The Frank L. Robinson Endowed Chair, created in 2015, honors the Garden’s President Emeritus Frank Robinson. The Endowed Chair offers compensation, professional development, and position support to a selected staff member from either horticulture or education. The […]

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Nov 17th, 2018

What’s New at Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

Has there ever been a moment where you were looking at some type of art and suddenly felt inspired? Well, we have! And that’s how this year’s theme for Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights — Bringing Art to Light came to be. Working with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, we selected some of our favorite pieces […]

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Nov 13th, 2018

Top 5 Gifts for Gardeners

I’m sure most of you know someone a family member or a friend that is nearly impossible to buy a gift for, it seems as if they already have everything. You want to buy them something special, but you just can’t figure out what that perfect gift might be. Well, if that person is a […]

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Oct 13th, 2018

Goblins and Gourds

Goblins and Gourds Harvest Festival Pumpkin painting, scarecrow stuffing, and food tastings are just a few of the things that you can see and do this fall at Goblins and Gourds to have some great family fun. We’ve got a day packed with fun for the whole family to get outdoors, enjoy the weather and enjoy […]

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