- 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.
- 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!
- The Ginter’s Greatest tent takes credit cards. Some, but not all of the vendors take credit cards.
2021 Participating vendors:
580Pottery, LLC – Handmade on a potter’s wheel – hanging & tabletop ceramic planters
A Wise Gardener – Unique garden flora and natives including trees, shrubs, vines, perennials and annuals
Acer Acres Inc. – Diverse Virginia grown Japanese Maples
Deb’s Daylilies – Daylilies, annuals & shrubbery
Down the Garden Path Ltd – New, antique & vintage home and garden items not usually found in retail stores (Twine holders, iron shears, birdfeeders, etc.)
Early Dawn Dairy, Inc. – Composted cow manure; hanging baskets
East Coast Honey – Local honey, raw unfiltered, all natural that is sourced in Powhatan County, VA
English Acres Nursery – Annuals, perennials, herbs, pillows & wreaths, hanging baskets, vegetable plants & shrubs
Eqqumarka – Sculptural containers for rare botanic creatures & other sculptures in clay & glass
Espresso-A-Go-Go – Coffee, espresso, smoothies, pastries & light salads
Evergreen Lavender Farm – Three species of lavender: angustifolia, x-intermedia, and stoechas with various cultivars of each. Soap, spray, lotions, culinary lavender, dried bouquets & loose, plus herb in handmade pottery with a focus on cocktail gardening.
Forrest Green Farm LLC – Culinary & medicinal herb plants, flower plant starts, vegetable plant starts, shrubs & trees, herbal teas, dips & seasonings
Fox’s Garden – Saplings, seedlings, cards, fresh & dried herbs, succulents, seeds; Mother’s Day botanical gifts
Full Pocket Farm – Locally grown succulents & hand crafted containers.
Garden Gate Landscape & Design, LLC – Native Virginia plants, perennials, shrubs & milkweeds
Gathered Threads – Herbal products – teas, spices, oils, bath salts, sprays & more
Ginter’s Greatest – Plants grown and handmade gardening aprons by LGBG volunteers
Herb Angel – Eclectic array of interesting plants, small batch herbal products & naturally dyed silk scarves
Hill House Farm & Nursery – U.S. native plants, mostly of the Mid-Atlantic region, including perennials, shrubs, vines, ferns & grasses/sedges
Lewis Ginter Education: Library – An assortment of garden related books
Lewis Ginter Education: Watershed Awareness – A watershed is defined as an area of land that drains all of the precipitation to a common body of water, like a river, stream or bay. Stop by the LGBG Education Booth to discover how plants play a vital role in keeping pollutants out of the water we use!
Moose Hill Worm Farm – Worm castings & merchandise (totes & t-shirts); Baby blankets, towels, bibs, burp pads, wash cloths & more
Morningside Farm & Nursery – Many varieties of herbs; large selection of perennials including many native & pollinators plants; tender succulents & unusual annuals
Mr. Leonard’s Sharpening Service – On-site sharpening of knives, scissors & hand garden tools.
Nickolai Walko – Hand-cut tape art pieces on panels of wood and prints of originals.
Pine Knot Farm – Hellebores & ferns
PlantSmart – Hostas & other shade perennials
Plants with Purpose Farm – Edible landscape plants such as blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, grape, kiwi and fig mostly in 2 gallon nursery containers
Radical Roots Organic Farm – Certified organic vegetables, culinary & medicinal herbs & fruiting shrubs, featuring 20 different heirloom tomatoes, 7 kinds of basil & 10 varieties of peppers
Red Root & Co – Culinary, beverage, health & wellness products crafted in herbalist tradition. Syrups, shrubs, oxymels, tonics & bitters
Roots & Blooms, LLC – Potted re-blooming bearded irises & companion perennials
Shade Metal – Botanical jewelry – species specific castings in silver & gold
Vera’s Vittles Seasonings – Organic, GMO & salt free blended spices mixes. Use as rubs, marinades or as baked on flavor.
Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program – Plant Virginia Natives Campaign: Will distribute & provide information about the campaign, including a pledge banner and decals.
Virginia Master Naturalist – Riverine Chapter – Environmental Education / Outreach display with information for adults and children.
Wandering Cow Farm – Farm made natural soaps, lotions, bath & body products. Wool, yarn felt animals, fused glass & more
Winding Brook Farm – Japanese maples, Arborvitaes & shade trees
Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy!