Events

Feb 20th, 2022

Orchid Love: Phalaenopsis & More

LeAnne Wingo works a full-time job, is a wife and is a mother to a busy 11-year-old boy.  Still, she somehow also finds time to cultivate and grow orchids in […]

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Feb 17th, 2022

All About Orchids & The Orchid Show

This year, we are thrilled to welcome the Orchid Show and Sale to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the first time. If you are in love with orchids or any […]

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Feb 10th, 2022

Community Science

The Great Backyard Bird Count happening at the Garden on Saturday, February 19, 2022, is an opportunity for us to put on our metaphorical lab coats and participate in community […]

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Feb 1st, 2022

Gratitude

This month at the Garden, love is in the air, and so is gratitude! Taking time to express gratitude to our loved ones helps them feel appreciated. But, just as […]

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Jan 19th, 2022

Bonsai: The Art of Doing

It was a cold, January morning, and I was on the way to visit Gardens Unlimited, a bonsai tree nursery in Ladysmith, VA. The purpose of this trip was to […]

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Oct 18th, 2021

Naturally Connected: GardenFest

This year’s Dominion GardenFest of Lights is all about how each of us is naturally connected to ourselves and each other. The theme for this year is “Naturally Connected”. Once […]

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Oct 9th, 2021

Poems of Positivity

Each year we try to add something new to Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights.  I mean we love our old favorites like the peacock and the maze, but it’s nice […]

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Sep 9th, 2021

Days of Reflection

We have all experienced a significant change in the 18 months since Covid appeared in our world.  Some of us more than others, but none of us can say that […]

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Jul 6th, 2021

Birdfeeders: Take Down Your Feeders

UPDATE 12.31.21 The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources has retracted the temporary ban on feeding activities, so people can resume normal activity. However, they are recommending frequent (i.e. at least […]

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Apr 1st, 2021

Artists in Residence

Last year was challenging for all of us on so many levels. I know for me, the ability to pause in nature, listen to music or paint, was a part […]

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Nov 1st, 2020

See Lights Glow

This year’s Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights is about providing a place for friends and family to see lights glow while relaxing and making memories together. Because safety is the […]

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Sep 24th, 2020

Online Cooking Class: Fall Flavors

It’s a new normal.  During these unusual times, 75 people can no longer gather for an in-person cooking demonstration followed by a delicious buffet dinner.  Instead, culinary classes have moved […]

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Jan 14th, 2020

Poet-Tree in the Library

It’s a cold, dreary day at the tail-end of January, When a spindly tree appears in the Library. A bunch of dead branches? What could it be? It’s yours, dear […]

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Dec 26th, 2019

Holiday Decorations by Henrico Students

Each year, Henrico County Public Schools elementary students present a gift to the community. They offer their creativity through holiday decorations adorning trees at Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights at […]

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May 23rd, 2019

Raising Eastern Black Swallowtails

If you’ve ever dabbled in herb gardening, chances are you’ve seen little green worms munching away on your parsley, dill, or fennel. If that’s the case, then you’ve been visited […]

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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 […]

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Jul 6th, 2018

More About Origami
in the Garden

Origami in the Garden continues to fascinate and inspire! Let’s unfold more about origami, the exhibit, the process, the inspiration, and impact. More About Origami  Origami means “folding paper” in Japanese. […]

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