Online class conducted via Zoom Create a summery arrangement using all of the wonderful fruits, vegetables, and flowers available in our mid-Atlantic summer. David Pippin discusses various ways to showcase materials you can gather locally including some surprising and imaginative materials, while demonstrating some different possibilities. Ahead of the class, you receive a list of suggested materials and containers, with tips for gathering materials. Send a picture of your creations to the Garden and we will share them with David…Find out more
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
Online class conducted via Zoom Join foodie, world traveler and herbal expert Mark Ragland in this online class as he discusses how to make and maintain a successful herb garden. Avoid extra trips to the grocery store for those often used culinary herbs by growing your own. Mark offers tips for starting your garden including unique selections that work well in our area and tips on maintenance.Find out more
Online class conducted via Zoom The soil under your feet is full of life! In this class, learn the importance of soil pH in successful growing and the many factors that affect it within soil chemistry, including plant nutrition, and the nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium cycles. Learn how to read fertilizer labels to truly tailor your applications to your goals.Find out more
Online class conducted via Zoom Virginia’s long autumn makes this the perfect time to plant a late vegetable garden. Horticulturist Heather Veneziano describes how to plan a fall garden and which plants work best in our climate. Veneziano describes organic gardening techniques like those used in the Children’s Garden, and provides pointers for those who want to grow vegetables year-round.Find out more
Online class conducted via Zoom No space for a traditional vegetable garden? Is your only open space a balcony, deck, or patio? Horticulturist Heather Veneziano shows you how to plan an abundant fall vegetable garden with containers, including best plant selections, techniques for growing up, not out, and more.Find out more
NEW DATE! We invite you to venture through the Garden’s unique indoor and outdoor event spaces and explore the possibilities! Come tour our wedding venues, connect with our talented, preferred vendors, and envision your special event at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. During this event you will be able to: • Tour our wedding venues as well as our other rental spaces for other special events • Sip champagne and enjoy delicious bites by Meriwether Godsey, the Garden’s exclusive caterer •…Find out more
Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. One of Central Virginia’s largest and most-anticipated plant sales. Dozens of vendors & knowledgeable Garden volunteers help you choose your best plants. Please wear a face-covering; we will be practicing social distancing where possible.Find out more
Included with Regular Garden admission; free for Members. Fun for the whole family! Goblins and Gourds is a harvest celebration featuring live music from the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra and good green fun in the Children’s Garden.Find out more
Celebrate fall, nature’s grand finale, with OktoberFest at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden — a day filled with live music by Jackass Flats, games and prizes, all included in Garden admission. Food and drink are available for purchase.Find 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.