Mar 21st, 2013

Our Big Children's Garden Secret!!!

by Heather Veneziano, Children’s Garden Horticulturist, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Children’s Garden volunteers and I have been keeping a secret, but we can’t keep it any more.  In December […]

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Mar 20th, 2013

Why Do Collections Matter?

by Grace Chapman, Director of Horticulture, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden  Did you know that botanical gardens are actually museums? The big difference is that instead of having collections of artwork or […]

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Mar 16th, 2013

Saucer Magnolia

When these fuzzy puppies pop it really is the beginning of a roller coaster ride into spring.  These Magnolia × soulangeana blooms are also called saucer magnolias or tulip magnolias. Stay tuned […]

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Mar 11th, 2013

Camellias, the "Winter Rose," Offer Color & Charm

by Lynn Kirk, Public Relations Writer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden,  reprinted with permission from the Richmond Times-Dispatch If you think winter’s garden can’t sprout flowers, think again. In our Zone 7, several cold-hardy […]

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Mar 7th, 2013

Narcissus 'Cum Laude'

Text and photos by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The daffodils are starting to bloom all over the Garden.  For me one of my favorite things is […]

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Mar 5th, 2013

Reflections on Allison Kiesler

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The first time I really got to know Allison Kiesler, I was a parent on a field trip with my […]

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Mar 4th, 2013

What's Planned for the 2013 Community Kitchen Garden

Text & photos by Brian Vick, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden   Most of the planning is nearing completion for the 2013 Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Beginning […]

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Feb 21st, 2013

Sunshine on a Stick

Photo & text by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I came across this beauty yesterday. I like to call it sunshine on a stick, because it […]

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Feb 20th, 2013

Needle-Felting with Botanical Subjects

Text & photos by Judy Thomas, Adult Education Instructor,  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden   Needle felting is an old craft, but it is on the cutting edge in botanical art. I […]

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