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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.)

Fully vaccinated guests can enjoy the Garden inside and outside without wearing a mask or physically distancing. For those who are not fully vaccinated, masks are required indoors at all times and outdoors when 6-foot social distancing is not possible.
Friday, September 17, 2021
Saturday, September 18, 2021
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.

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 back for the 2021 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.

2021 Participating vendors: 

580 Pottery, LLC – Handmade, one of a kind wheel thrown ceramic (pottery) hanging, goblet & flat planters.

Acer Acres – Diverse container Japanese Maples

Bona Terra, LLC – Native plants with a focus on local eco-types from our Friendship Maryland nursery.  Pesticide and herbicide free.

Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies, mums, fall annuals

Down the Garden Path – Quintessential gardener accoutrement; includes new, antique & vintage items for the garden and home

Full Pocket Farm – Virginia grown succulents, planters & complementary products. FPF provides opportunities for people with disabilities to experience horticulture & creative arts. All products are grown or created by our program

Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden volunteers

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

Morningside Farm and Nursery – Perennials (native & ornamental), herbs, succulents & select houseplants

Nickolai Walko – Hand-cut tape art pieces on panels of wood and prints of originals

Rabbit & Wren – Gifts for nature lovers, featuring flora & fauna of VA including: hand-sculpted wool felt ornaments; hand-printed tea towels, tote bags, notebooks, zipper bags & cards

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

Richmond Area Daylily Society – Daylilies

Shade Metals – Botanical jewelry made from wax cravings, 3D printing and casting of living plant material

Vera’s Vittles Seasonings – Salt free seasoning blends, teas & other related type gifts

Wandering Cow Farm – Farm made soap, lotions, bath & body products; glass art, dog toys, wool & yarn felt art & more

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