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Lewis Ginter
Fall PlantFest

Friday, September 16 & Saturday, September 17, 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.)

*PlantFest is Fido-friendly — bring your leashed pups!
*Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will be on-site to answer your plant questions
*If you are visiting the Garden, you can visit the Lewis Ginter Seed Library for free seeds (included with your Garden admission)!

Start:
Friday, September 16, 2022
End:
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Event Details

Fall Plant Sale volunteer with Fall is for Planting sign

Friday, September 16 & Saturday, September 17, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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.

Check out the 2022 Fall PlantFest Inventory List!

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.

2022 Participating vendors:

580 Pottery, LLC – Hanging and goblet planters

A Wise Gardener – Unique garden flora, and native plants

Blossoming Roots Farm and Supply, LLC – Jewelry, pollinator plants, seeds and pollinator kits; permaculture, edible plants and house plants

Acer Acres –  Virginia-grown Japanese Maples

Central Virginia Iris Society – Different kinds of Iris

Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies, mums, perennials

Down the Garden Path Ltd – New, antique and vintage home and garden items not usually found in retail stores (twine holders, iron shears, birdfeeders, etc.)

East Coast Honey – Locally produced honey; variety of CBD products

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

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

Forrest Green Farm – Herbs, veggie plants starts; perennials, shrubs, pumpkins, herbal teas, dips, seasonings, CBD products

Full Pocket Farm – Virginia grown succulents, plants and garden gifts. FPF provides inclusive horticulture, arts and social opportunities to the Neuro-diverse community.

Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden volunteers. Potting bench raffle

Good Seed Natives – We sell Richmond area native perennials and shrubs

Harvey Gardens – A variety of home-grown gourds crafted into bowls, lamps, vases, birdfeeders and birdhouses; Children’s books about backyard gardening

Henrico County Master Gardeners – Information display on gardening topics and gardening Q & A

Herb Angel – Medicinal herbs, perennial plants, herbal goods, naturally dyed textiles

Hill House Farm and Nursery – Mid-Atlantic natives, may local ecotype – perennials, shrubs, vines, grasses, sedges and trees

Janie’s Things – Dried fruit swags and wreaths

Kino Alpaca Criations – Socks, sweaters, gloves, dryer balls & more made of alpaca fleece

Morningside Farm and Nursery – Large selection of perennials including numerous native; Hardy and tender succulents

Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service – On site service while you wait; sharpening of hand garden tools, knives and scissors

Nickolai Walko – Hand-cut original works of art and prints

Pine Knot Hellebores, LLC – Hellebores and other woodland/shade perennials

Plants with Purpose – Edible landscape plants such as blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, grape, and fig mostly in 2 – 3 gallon nursery containers

Rabbit and Wren – Hand-painted tote bags, pencil bags, notebooks, tea towels, t-shirts featuring VA flora and fauna. Handmade felt animals/ornaments of VA animals

Red Root & Company – Culinary, beverage, health and wellness products crafted in herbalist tradition. Syrups, shrubs, oxymels, tonics and bitters

Richmond Area Daylily Society – Daylilies

Richmond Horticulture Association – Perennials, small trees, shrubs and other garden related objects

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

Rusted Rabbitt – Succulent arrangements in antique vessels.  Seasonal arrangements are planted in vintage items.  Driftwood succulent arrangements.  Succulent and air-plant wreaths.

Vera’s Vittles Seasonings – Salt-free, hand-blended, organic spices and seasoning blends with no GMOs; Teas and tea sets; and other related type gifts

Virginia Master Naturalist, Riverine Chapter – Environmental education/outreach displays with information for adults and children

Wandering Cowfarm – Farm made soap, lotions, bath and body products; glass art, dog toys, wool and yarn felt art, birdfeeders and more

Winding Brook Farm – Japanese maples, arborvitaes, shade trees

Woodside Pawpaw – Pawpaw seedlings between 1-3 years old (all native, non-cultivars); Pawpaw fruit, jams, seeds and stickers

Zapantis Designs – Sustainable naturally dyed textiles; All items dyed using plants and food waste. A variety of scarves, linens, jewelry, art prints, kitchen linens, blankets, etc.

 

Watch our PlantFest video to learn more.

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