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March 2021

Grow Native
Series

Friday, March 5, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - Tuesday, May 4, 2021 @ 8:00 pm

Learn about why and how to use native Virginia plants to your landscape in this series offered by the Plant Virginia Natives partnership. If you’ve heard that using native plants in your yard helps improve the environment for everyone, but are not sure why or how to do that, this series of webinars brings you up to speed on ways to turn your home garden into a native-friendly, sustainable and resilient habitat for birds and other wildlife. Start with the…

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Eggscellent Eggs
with Chef Anne

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Get ready to get cracking with Executive Chef Anne Maury Haapala as she shows you how to master the versatile egg. Learn tips and tricks of the trade for making the best boiled, poached, fried, coddled, and scrambled eggs. In addition, Anne will cover some delicious freezer-friendly egg-centric breakfast dishes. This is an online class via Zoom.  Can’t attend the live class?  If you pre-register, you will be sent a link to the class recording (available for a limited time…

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Grow Native Series
How, Which, Where and Why to Add Native Plants - Janet Davis

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about why and how to use native Virginia plants in your landscape If you’ve heard that using native plants in your yard helps improve the environment for everyone, but are not sure why or how to do that, this series of webinars brings you up to speed on ways to turn your home garden into a native-friendly, sustainable and resilient habitat for birds and other wildlife. Start with the big picture, presented by Dr. Douglas Tallamy, the scientist who…

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Member Appreciation Month

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - Wednesday, March 31, 2021

We’re grateful for our Garden members – and celebrate them all year long, especially in March! Not a member yet?  Join today!

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The Conservatory:
Beyond Its Timeless Beauty

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Conservatories fulfill many roles: enable exotic plants to be grown, showcase treasures of the plant world and provide a peaceful reflective setting. See beautiful images of exotic plants, from the rainforests to the deserts. Hear how the physical environment is designed and controlled. Discover how plants are obtained and curated to develop a significant botanical collection of ever-changing displays. Learn the critical role the Conservatory plays as an environmental steward. Be inspired to visit and even grow your own exotic…

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Virtual Storytime
in the Garden

Friday, March 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021

Join in the fun on Facebook Live as Children’s Educator Tarneshia Evans reads a few of her favorite stories! Follow along on Facebook Live every Friday at 10 a.m.  We hope you can join us. Please invite your friends! Welcome to the Storytime with Tarneshia – where every other week we read one of our favorite stories. Tune in to Facebook Live! RSVP or share the Facebook event with your friends.

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Erin Go Braugh
A St. Patrick's Day Design

Saturday, March 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Create a St. Patrick’s Day design that evokes the colors of the Irish flag in greens, whites, and oranges and also celebrates the coming of spring. David Pippin shows you how to incorporate sticks, moss, stones and maybe even potatoes into a perky seasonal design. Design along with David or design later and share your pictures in a Google Classroom for comment. NOTE: The live class is conducted via Zoom; Google Classroom is for sharing and comments after the class.

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RESTORE:
The Healing Power of Nature

Monday, March 22, 2021 - Sunday, October 31, 2021

March 22 – October 31, 2021 Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to experience the restorative powers of nature, as you explore 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water.  Restore yourself through the healing power of nature. We will celebrate the spring season with thousands and thousands of flowering cherries, daffodils, tulips and other springtime favorites. We have planted more than 33,000 spring bulbs this year! Throughout the seasons…

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Vegetable Gardening in Central Virginia
Foodscaping with Brie Arthur

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Best-selling author and lifelong home gardener Brie Arthur has fine-tuned her signature gardening technique of Foodscaping. This sustainable practice of landscape design embraces beauty and bounty. Combining expert advice from both of her books, Brie aims to inspire attendees to think creatively about planting your favorite edibles alongside trees, shrubs, and flowers to maximize the space you grow in. Learn how to pair edibles for year-round harvests throughout your existing landscape. Easy planting strategies are explained, including creative ideas for…

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Grow Native Series
Landscaping with Layers - Trista Imrich

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about why and how to use native Virginia plants in your landscape If you’ve heard that using native plants in your yard helps improve the environment for everyone, but are not sure why or how to do that, this series of webinars brings you up to speed on ways to turn your home garden into a native-friendly, sustainable and resilient habitat for birds and other wildlife. Start with the big picture, presented by Dr. Douglas Tallamy, the scientist who…

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