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Lewis Ginter
Fall PlantFest

Fall PlantFest is rescheduled to Sept. 28-29.

Friday,  Sept. 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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

Friday, September 28, 2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Event Details

Fall Plant Sale volunteer with Fall is for Planting sign

Friday,  Sept. 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

No admission fee required for PlantFest; regular admission to visit the Garden

Avid gardeners know fall is a great time for planting! Lewis Ginter Fall PlantFest (formerly the Fall Plant Sale) features vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Presented by Garden volunteers.

Tool, knife and scissor sharpening FRIDAY only at booth 7, Moose Hill.

                                                                                  Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy!

See this year’s Ginter’s Greatest tent plant inventory (PDF). Please note quantities are limited and subject to change.

Please support our vendors. A portion of the vendor proceeds is donated to the Garden.

Watch our PlantFest video to learn more.

Check out our list of vendors:

A Wise Gardener – Unique garden flora

Acer Acres – Japanese maples

Bees & Beetles – Mums, native plants, host & nectar plants for pollinators, small shrubs

Central VA Iris Society – Iris

Country Gardens – Heirloom pumpkins, asters, mums, hardy mums, berried shrubs, rare perennials & more

Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies

Dominion Energy Green Power – Educating & enrolling customers into the D.E. Green Program, support local & regional wind solar & biomass projects

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

East Coast Honey – Local honey

Eqqumarka – Clay & glass sculptures; Specialty plant arrangements in sculptural clay containers

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

Expert Metalworks – Metal lawn & garden art.  Eucalyptus, pvc pipe birds

Forest Lane Botanicals – Perennials, Japanese maples, natives, pitcher plants & flytraps

Garden Gate Landscape & Design – Perennials, shrubs & trees native to Virginia

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

Harvey Gardens – Home-grown gourds that are hand crafted into bowls, vases, lamps, bird feeders & plant holders; Children’s books

Hill House Farm & Nursery – US Native Plants – perennials, shrubs, vines, grasses & ferns

JES Foundation Repair – Foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawlspace encapsulation and concrete lifting

King of Pops – Frozen treats

Kino Alpaca Criations (FRIDAY ONLY) – Alpaca products: Sweaters, gloves, hats, socks, scarves, dryer balls and more

Lewis Ginter Children’s Activity – Children’s activity

Lewis Ginter Membership (FRIDAY ONLY) – Membership information center

Living Art – Unique succulent designs & succulent pumpkins

Local Area Master Gardeners – Master Gardener information center

Meadowview Biological Research Station – Pitcher plants, fly traps, bog plants, long-lead pines, wetland shrubs

Moose Hill Worm Farm – Organic worm castings; tool, knife & scissor sharpening FRIDAY only

Morningside Farm & Nursery – Perennials, many native herbs, succulents, houseplants, etc

Pine Knot Farms – Hellebores and other shade plants

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

Poplar Ridge Nursery – Ornamental grasses, perennials & flowering shrubs

Putnam Hill Nursery – Native and non-native perennials for sun and shade

Reedy Creek Environmental – Native plants of local ecotype; Mixture of perennials, grasses, shrubs and trees

Richmond Area Daylily Society – Daylilies

Richmond Horticulture Association – Perennials, shrubs & small trees

Roots and Blooms – Bare root herbaceous peonies, potted re-blooming bearded irises, flower bulbs & companion perennials

Shade Metals – Botanical jewelry with an emphasis on specific plant species.

Wandering Cow Farm – Natural soap, lotions, bath & body products; bug repellent, laundry detergent, wool, yarn felt art, bird houses & feeders

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