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MAKING MAGICAL
Terrariums & Micro-Gardens

Registration is closed for this program.   A terrarium is a simple but magical creation: it refers to any container—sealable or open-air—that contains soil and plants that can be maintenanced over time to help the plants flourish. In this workshop, instructors Jayton Howard (Conservatory Horticulturist) and T.J. Oliver (Kroger Community Kitchen Garden Horticulturist) will unearth the […]

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40th Anniversary Speaker Series
CELEBRATING THE HISTORY OF THE GARDEN

This year marks four decades of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, and we’re celebrating for the whole year with favorite events as well as exciting new ones. Through our 40th Anniversary theme, “Flourish”, our goal is to honor the work that has come before, celebrate where we are now, and look forward to the transformational changes kicking […]

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Tips & Techniques Studio
FOR BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION

This one-day session enables artists enrolled in the Botanical Illustration certificate program to enhance their botanical artworks under the guidance of one (or more) of our skilled instructor(s) and sometimes even visiting professional botanical illustrators! Every Tips & Techniques Studio session will explore a different theme across a variety of mediums and will include a […]

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PLANT
PROPAGATION

Learn the principles and practices of plant propagation including cuttings, division, seed collection, stratification and germination with landscape designer and native plant horticulturist Beth Farmer. Work hands-on with cuttings, seeds and plants to learn propagation procedures for different species. By the end of the course, you'll have knowledge to reproduce your own plants including trees, […]

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SEASONAL GARDEN TOUR
APRIL 24

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 $20 All programs are subject to change. Pre-registration through our website is required. […]

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GRAFTING
FRUIT TREES

Using the North American Pawpaw as a focus, explore the what, why and how of grafting plants and trees with Mike Ferster, founder and head orchardist of Woodside Pawpaw. Learn the history and science of grafting, followed by a demonstration of two different grafting techniques. You'll have the opportunity to graft your own Pawpaw tree […]

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THEMED WALK
Spring Migration Tour

Enjoy a pleasant walk in the garden with Garden Guides Buz and Barb Sawyer and learn about how birds use our 80 acres to rest, refuel and continue the journey north to their breeding grounds. Discover what birds will be passing through or arriving in Richmond for the summer. Spring migration can be an exciting […]

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