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POLLINATOR AND POLLINATOR HABITATS
TALK AND TOUR

What is a pollinator? Why are pollinators so important? What do they need for habitats? How can you create a habitat? Come talk about what pollinators are, what they do and what is necessary for them to survive. Then we will enjoy a walk around the Garden looking to see what pollinators we can find […]

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BOTANICAL SKETCHBOOK
CONNECTING TO NATURE & DEEPENING SKILLS

With Stephey and Claudette Baker as your artistic guides, discover ways to let your creativity run wild in your sketchbook. Learn how to design and organize your pages using layouts, hand-lettering, math, and diagrams. As a group, we will discuss what precautions to take while working outdoors (and indoors, too). Using simple strategies like words, […]

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SEASONAL GARDEN TOUR
JUNE 25

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden with this specialized garden tour featuring seasonal aspects of the collection, offered monthly except December, January, July and August. Come dressed for the weather and touring the Garden. Fees: Member $0, Non-Member $22 All programs are subject to change. Pre-registration through our website is required. […]

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MONSTERA CARE
UNVEILED

Unfurl the secrets of Monstera care and cultivate lush, thriving foliage with RVA Tropical & Exotic Plants! In this engaging two-hour session, Monstera experts will demystify the world of Monstera plants, a genus that contains 59 different species of flowering plants native to the tropical regions of the Americas.   Dive deeper into the fascinating world […]

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LIVING SUCCULENT
BIRDHOUSE

Create a beautiful living succulent birdhouse with Melissa Tebbenhoff of Rusted Rabbitt in Williamsburg. Unleash your inner artist and join us to welcome Spring with this handmade wooden birdhouse ready for a living roof. Each participant will choose from a variety of homegrown succulents to create your living roof and will receive hands-on guidance along […]

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FOODSCAPE HARMONY
EMBRACING NATIVES & EDIBLES

In a world where climate concerns, water quality, and invasive species are paramount, thoughtful landscaping takes center stage. Join author and horticulturist Brie Arthur as she explains the art of creating a foodscape that merges native plants with your beloved seasonal food crops. The best organic practices are explored, and earth-friendly maintenance strategies take center […]

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TROPICAL FOOD PLANTS
Fruit

Join horticulturist and Sri Lankan native Menaka Dewasinghe for an introduction to exotic tropical fruits available at many stores in the Richmond region. Tropical fruits, known for concentrated and mouthwatering aromas and flavors, are produced by trees native to hot and humid climates or equatorial areas. Learn about ways to add more tropical fruits to […]

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Free Fourth of July

FREE admission to the Garden on this day includes Women's Work: The Lee Park Collection and Flourish: 40 Years and Growing, a horticulture exhibit that consists of 4 main displays in the Central Garden, Flagler Garden, the Children's Garden, and Flagler Garden. For our 40th anniversary, we are celebrating our Horticulturists, who are our main artists. […]

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