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EXOTIC AND DECADENT
Chocolate and Vanilla

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with plant expert and foodie Mark Ragland as he explores the exciting and exotic history of chocolate and vanilla. Learn about the plants behind these […]

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Winter Symposium
AND CVNLA SHORT COURSE

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

Building Plant Diversity Builds Resilient Landscapes Over the past 15 years, a growing body of scientific research has enabled proponents of diverse plant selections and plant communities to re-think the […]

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Pesticide Recertification
WINTER SYMPOSIUM & CVNLA SHORT COURSE

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

Pesticide Applicator Recertification Commercial Categories 3A, 3B, 8, 10, 60 Presented by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Central Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, and Virginia Cooperative Extension Continuing education hours are […]

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Botanical Illustration Sunday Studio:
FEBRUARY

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

Mentors and students work on certificate projects together in an informal setting.  Open to BI certificate candidates only. Our Garden continues to follow CDC recommendations and state guidelines for preventing […]

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ARRANGING
From the Winter Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

David Pippin looks to the winter garden for a surprising selection of color, line, and texture with which to design, highlighted with a thoughtful selection of floral materials. Design along […]

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LIGHTNING IN A BOTTLE
the History of Soft drinks

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

In recent years the global market size of the soft drink industry has topped 400 billion dollars, resulting in a bottle of Coca-Cola being more accessible than drinkable water in […]

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Graphite Techniques
BUILDING ON BASICS

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

This course builds and expands on the knowledge learned in Introduction to Drawing for Botanical Illustration. Practice toning the key shapes found in Nature using graphite. Learn how to set-up […]

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THE CONSERVATORY
BEYOND ITS TIMELESS BEAUTY

1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA

Conservatories enable exotic plants to be grown, showcase treasures of the plant world, and provide a peaceful reflective setting. Hear how the physical environment is designed and controlled. Discover how […]

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