Gardens Through the Seasons

Dec 20th, 2012

The Sisterhood of Travel and Plants

Photos and text by Beth Monroe, PR & Marketing Director, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden When you work at a botanical garden, there aren’t many people exactly like you around. Usually […]

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Dec 9th, 2012

A Pickle on Each Christmas Tree

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Does your family hide a pickle on your Christmas Tree? You don’t?  Maybe it’s time to start a new […]

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Dec 7th, 2012

Asian-inspired Ornaments: Zodiac, Koi & Origami

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden In my family we have a tradition: each year my children pick out ornaments for their grandmothers in the Garden Shop at Lewis […]

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Sep 12th, 2012

Let the Harvest Season Begin!

by Kristen Wolenberg, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Public Relations & Marketing Intern Even though the first official day of fall is not until September 22nd, the start of classes and the […]

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Mar 5th, 2012

Diamonds in the Rough: Snow!

by Amy Clark, Assistant Education Registrar & Membership Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This morning I couldn’t wait to get to work. Why? Besides the obvious reason that I work […]

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Nov 17th, 2011

"The Old Tree" is Ready for the Season

by Nancy Turnage, Public Relations & Marketing Intern, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week we told you all about our new addition in the Conservatory — “The Old Tree”.   We are […]

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Sep 20th, 2011

It’s Getting Cole

by Albert Brian Vick  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator  It’s time to plant the “cole” crops: Brassica (Cruciferae) family members like broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage. Five intrepid […]

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Jul 12th, 2011

Celebrating the Dog Days of Summer

by Amy Clark, Assistant Education Registrar & Membership Assistant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden  The Dog Days of summer are upon us now and they’re something Mr. Knightley knows all too […]

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Jun 1st, 2011

'Tis the Season for Flowers After 5

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Despite today’s heat, I’m so happy that summer is finally here.  Summer at the Garden means children fighting the birds […]

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Mar 6th, 2011

March & April: Spring in the Yard

by Janet Woody, Librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The best time of year is upon us, when warm temperatures encourage new growth that we can almost watch happening.  Miraculously, trees […]

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Jan 18th, 2011

Mulch & Mulching in Winter

Is it Okay to Mulch in Winter? You may think the end of January is a strange time for a blog post on the topic of mulch, but we had […]

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Jan 14th, 2011

The Winter King

by Janet Woody, librarian, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Hawthorne trees have something to offer all year round, but right now, the ‘Winter King’ is one of the showiest trees in […]

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Jun 8th, 2010

Beautiful Surprises in the Conservatory

by Frankie Geouge, Conservatory Volunteer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Lewis Ginter Conservatory is full of botanical surprises, even for a seasoned gardener.  One of these is the delightful Jaboticaba […]

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Jan 1st, 2010

The Heart of Winter in the Garden

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Happy New Year everyone! In the cold of winter, and the hustle and bustle of the holiday, I found myself […]

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