July 16 – Oct. 18, 2020 M&T Bank: Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood. Admission by timed ticket only. This unconventional exhibition features large-scale, stainless steel sculptures that move and change with the wind. View the sculptures and learn more about their connections to art, science, and nature. An artist and engineer, George Sherwood creates kinetic sculptures that evoke shimmering leaves, flocks of birds, schools of fish, and waves of light and water.Find out more
Make time over the course of a week to beginning a simply illustrated journal to chronicle your love of gardens. Whether here at Lewis Ginter, at home, or in your travels, your journaling practice captures the magic of what you see —natural elements as well as landscaping features such as pathways, gates, and fences. This uniquely formatted class meets twice by video and involves independent work in your journal at Lewis Ginter or in the location( s) of your choice.…Find out more
Learn to create warm comfort food dinners highlighting your favorite autumn fruits and vegetables in this virtual culinary class. Executive Chef Anne Maury Haapala shares her tips and tricks for making delicious meals showcasing the best of fall produce. Menu and recipes will be sent before the class. Recipes include: Cider braised chicken thighs with apples and greens Butternut squash risotto Fall fruit galette This is an online class via Zoom. Can’t attend the live class? If you pre-register, you…Find out more
Experience the Central Garden like never before! Join Garden Guide Julia Cothron on a virtual tour of the Central Garden as she explores major types of tropical plants used in the Garden’s landscaping designs and provides tips for growing and overwintering them. Veteran Guides Lorrie Lincoln, Helen Blencowe and Sherry Giese will share their expertise with pollinator-friendly tropical gardens, large-leafed varieties and hardy specimens for home ponds. Tropicals are gorgeous in the early fall and you may be inspired to…Find out more
Make some time over the course of a week to beginning a simply illustrated journal to chronicle your love of gardens. Whether here at Lewis Ginter, at home, or in your travels, your journaling practice captures the magic of what you see —natural elements as well as landscaping features such as pathways, gates, and fences. This uniquely formatted class meets twice by video and involves independent work in your journal at Lewis Ginter or in the location( s) of your…Find out more
Delve into the world of kinetic sculpture with Garden Guide Anita Waters in a virtual tour of the exhibit M&T Bank Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood. This unique, behind the scenes tour, will include videos taken at different times of the day to truly experience the effect that nature has on these sculptures. In addition, the tour will include insight from Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s Exhibitions Manager, Ellyn Parker about the strategic placement of the…Find out more
Learn how to extend your vegetable growing season with various tactics and plant selections. Fall is a great time for planting sets and doing some cleanup for next year, too. Horticulturist Heather Veneziano shares tips and tricks, some used for centuries. Online class conducted via ZoomFind out more
Are you craving green plants in your pandemic shelter spot? Jealous of those perfectly-manicured interiors on Instagram while wondering where they get those amazing indoor plants? Join Elise Benhase to discuss different types of houseplants, how to keep them alive, and how to find a place for them in your home. This is an online class via Zoom.Find out more
One amazing plant in over 3,000 varieties produces the second most consumed beverage on Earth – tea. Steeped in history, lore and tradition, tea is again becoming America’s favorite beverage. In this virtual class, explore how that single leaf, depending on where it’s grown, picked and processed, provides an endless selection of flavors. Learn how to make the perfect cup of tea and how to grow your own plant. This is an online class conducted via Zoom.Find out more
Forget lining up pumpkins on your doorstep. David Pippin shows you how to use the amazing shapes, sizes, and colors of fall’s favorite squash in clever arrangements. Learn to create arrangements for your front porch, table, and mantle using gourds and a variety of seasonal materials. Online class conducted via ZoomFind out more
The at-a-glance Garden calendar includes highlights from the year including Plant Sales, Flowers After 5 in summer; Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights during the holidays & many more!
The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more.
Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you.
Bring your dog on select nights only!
Bring your dog to Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights on select nights.