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Lewis Ginter
Fall PlantFest

Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

One of Central Virginia’s most-anticipated plant sales. Dozens of vendors and knowledgeable Garden volunteers help you choose your best plants!

Fall PlantFest is held outside in Parking Lot C at the Garden (no admission fee or ticket necessary.)

If attending Fall PlantFest, please wear a mask; all vendors, volunteers and customers will be required to wear face-coverings. Disposable masks will be available at our 3 entry points for any guest who needs one. We will be practicing physical distancing. Look for marking the pavement outside of each booth designating physical distancing space.  Due to COVID, credit cards are the preferred method of payment, however, most vendors will also take cash. 
***Please note we will not have a plant holding area this year, so bring your wagon!


Friday, September 18, 2020
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Event Details

Fall Plant Sale volunteer with Fall is for Planting sign

Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Because it is located in the parking lot, there is no admission fee or tickets  required for PlantFest. However, if you wish to visit the Garden, timed tickets are required.

Avid gardeners know fall is a great time for planting! Lewis Ginter Fall PlantFest features vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics and other garden-related items. Presented by Garden volunteers.

Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy, due to COVID-19, we will not have a plant holding area this year. 

***See the 2020 plant inventory (PDF) for the Ginter’s Greatest tent run by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden volunteers. ***

Please support our vendors. A portion of the vendor proceeds is donated to the Garden in order to support the Garden’s mission which is to connect people through plants to improve communities.

Watch our PlantFest video to learn more.

2020 Participating vendors: 

A Wise Gardener – Unique and native garden flora

Acer Acres – Virginia-grown Japanese Maples

All-Farm Organics – Ear corn w/ husks, loose & tied bundles, a mix of organic heirloom “Blood Butcher” red and yellow decorative corn; Compost

Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies & mums

Down the Garden Path – New, antique & vintage items for the garden and home

East Coast Honey – Locally produced honey and a variety of CBD products

East Flora – Native plants, herbs, flowers & trees; heirloom daffodils, irises & daylilies

Eqqumarka – Sculptural containers for rare botanic creatures & other sculptures in clay & glass

Espresso-A-Go-Go – Espresso, coffee, smoothies, sweets, chicken salad & egg salad

Forrest Green Farm – Culinary & medicinal herbs, vegetable plants, herbal teas, dips, seasonings, CBD products & more

Garden Gate Landscape & Design – Plants native to VA, including perennials, vine, trees & shrubs

Gathered Threads – Herbal products – teas, spices, oils, bath salts, sprays & more

Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown by LGBG volunteers. Potting bench raffle

Harvey Gardens – Home-grown gourds crafted into bowls, vases, lamps, birdhouses & feeders. Children’s books with backyard garden themes.

Herb Angel – Seasonally inspired small-batch herbal products; exquisite plant dyed silk scarves & an eclectic mix of plants

Hill House Farm & Nursery – U.S. native plants – primarily Mid-Atlantic species including perennials, shrubs, vines, grasses, sedges & ferns

Kino Alpaca Criations – Hats, scarves, socks, gloves, dryer balls & more all made from Alpaca fleece

King of Pops – Individually packaged ice pops

Morningside Farm & Nursery – Herbs, perennials (natives) & succulents

Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service – On-site sharpening of knives, scissors & hand garden tools

Moose Hill Worm Farm – Organic worm castings, associated totes & tees; Baby blankets, towels & bibs

Pine Knot Farms – Hellebores

Plants with Purpose Farm – Edible landscape plants such as blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, grape and fig in 2-gallon containers

Red Root & Co – Culinary, cocktail, health & wellness products crafted in herbalist tradition.  Specializing in Syrups, Shrubs, Oxymels, Tonics & Bitters

Roots and Blooms – Potted re-blooming bearded irises, bare-root herbaceous peonies & companion perennials

The Rose Gardener – Bionic garden, rose & work gloves; Barnel hi-tech pruners; garden tools, Harlane engraved garden labels, art poles & more

We’d love you to visit the Garden Shop! Timed tickets are now required for the Shop.

Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy! PlantFest Shopping at the Spring Plant Sale