- Because it is located in the parking lot, there is no admission fee for PlantFest. However, if you wish to visit the Garden, you will have to pay admission. Be sure to visit the Garden Shop for outdoor pots and statuary, a variety of special gardening tools, gardening books, and decorative accessories. Members receive a 15 percent discount during PlantFest! Fidos are welcome to attend PlantFest but are not allowed in the Garden. The Ginter’s Greatest tent takes credit cards. Some, but not all of the vendors take credit cards.
Participating Spring Vendors:
Acer Acres – Virginia grown Japanese maples
Bees and Beetles, LLC – Annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, native plants, succulents, herbs, foliage arrangements and succulent arrangements
Blossoming Roots Farm and Supply – 2-5 gallon berry plants, starter native flowers and plants, dried flower artwork, flower/pollinator inspired jewelry, pollinator seeds, pressed flower note cards and much more
By Gone Beauties – Two size garden flowers made from depression glass, mounted on copper tubing and copper leaves
Dana DuMont – Eco print and floral batik textures and cards along with garden themed ceramics and earrings
Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies, perennials and herbs
Doggie Styles by Jeri – Accessories, gift and apparel for dog lovers and their companions; Garden dog cut outs, dog hoodies, collars, mugs and t-shirts
East Coast Honey – Local, raw and unfiltered honey; variety of CBD related products
Espresso-A-Go-Go – Coffee, espresso drinks, smoothies, lavender lemonade, pasta and chicken salad lunches
Fleur-de-lis Farms – Garden starters, herbs and flowers
Forrest Green Farm – Medicinal herb, culinary, and vegetable starters, flowers, perennials, fruit, herbal teas, herbal seasonings, herbal body products, our 2 (FGF) books, herb and cookbook, and other herbal products
Full Pocket Farm – Large selection of locally-grown succulents and other hand crafted garden and gift items! FPF provides inclusive opportunities to people with disabilities, and all sales benefit their farm-based horticulture and art programs.
Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown by our own volunteer corps. Raffling of our custom Geezer made Potting Bench
Good Seed Natives – A native plant nursery located in the city of Richmond, VA, growing plants native to the city and surrounding counties. It is our mission to offer plants native to this area, no cultivars and offer as many local eco-type as possible
Herb Angel – Small batch, seasonal inspired herbal products, naturally dyed textiles and an eclectic array of interesting plants
Hill House Nursery Native Plants – Mid-Atlantic native plants from trees to shrubs to perennials, ferns, grasses and lots of sedges!
Janie’s Things – Dried fruit swags and wreaths
Kino Alpaca Criations – Alpaca products: hats, socks, stuffed animals and more
Monarch Manor Nurseries – Native milkweed species and two tropical varieties
Morningside Farm and Nursery – Mostly self-propagated perennials (Large selection of natives); Lots of different herbs, unusual annuals and tender succulents
Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service – On-site sharpening of garden tools, knives and scissors; Drop off sharpening available for electric hedge trimmers. Any questions call Mr. Leonard at 804-334-2666
Parrallel Nursery, LLC – Native perennial plants from the mid-Atlantic region, sustainably grown, plastic free compostable container, options for mix and match 6-packs
Pine Knot Hellebores – Hellebores, ferns, and other perennials
Plant Ghost – Large variety of perennials, sun and shade, available in two sizes, 1 gallon and 1 quart. Herbs, hanging baskets with annuals and plant related garden accessories.
PlantSmart – Container grown Hostas & other shade perennials
Red Root & Co – Culinary, beverage, health and wellness products crafted in herbalist tradition. Specializing in handcrafted syrups, shrubs, oxymels, tonics and bitters. We highlight unique flavors, quantities and nutrients.
Richmond Area Daylily – Daylilies
Richmond Horticulture Association -Perennials, shrubs and trees; other garden items
Roots & Blooms – Potted re-blooming bearded irises and companion perennials
Sew Beautiful Baby – Baby blankets, towels and gift sets with books
Shade Metals – Gold and silver jewelry that mimics specific species of plants and fungi
Time For Sweets – Baklava, a delicious Greek dessert. It will be packed and wrapped like a box of chocolate, ready to go.
Vera’s Vittles Seasonings – Salt-free seasonings and gifts
Virginia Camellia Society – Information about Camellias and contact information for the new Richmond Camellia club.
Virginia Master Naturalists (Riverine Chapter) – Educational materials on using native plants in gardens, how to attract pollinators, birds and other wildlife to our gardens. There will be activities for children as well.
Wandering Cow Farm – Natural soap and lotion, bath & body products. Wool, yarn felt animals, fused glass and more
Winding Brook Farm – Japanese Maples
Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy!