More about the Garden

Jul 20th, 2011

A Joint Effort

by Albert Brian Vick  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator Another good day in the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden (CKG).  Well, it really wasn’t a “day”, it […]

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May 18th, 2011

Learning Our Lines

by Diana Plasberg, Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Note: Over the next few weeks, we will bring you updates on the progress of the Patrick Dougherty stick sculpture installation at Lewis Ginter […]

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May 10th, 2011

Stripping for the Stickman

by Diana Plasberg, Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden  After spending the past week with my sprained ankle propped up, I welcomed the opportunity to limp over to the Garden to […]

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Apr 26th, 2011

Stickman Says, "Thanks for all the Letters!"

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden With Patrick Dougherty’s arrival at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden next week, many of us, including the kids who frequent […]

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Apr 25th, 2011

Waiting for the Stick Man & the Meadowmorphisis

by Diana Plasberg, Stickwork Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden While volunteering at the Lora Robins Library during GardenFest, I came across Stickwork, a book about Patrick Dougherty’s sculpture installations that are made from tree saplings and […]

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Apr 1st, 2011

My Success with Scandal

by Amy Clark, Assistant Education Registrar & Membership Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I started collecting African violets by coincidence only. The Richmond African Violet Society holds a show and […]

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Dec 17th, 2010

Kristin Mullen Thoroman Joins Staff

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden We recently added a staff member to the Children’s Garden, her name is Kristin Mullen.  (Update, Kristin was married […]

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Sep 16th, 2010

Where are You? Life Stages of a Gardener

By Beth Monroe, Public Relations and Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden It’s Plant Sale time at the Garden again! I just came back from the employee/volunteer pre-sale and it […]

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