Bringing the Garden to You

We’re working hard to bring you as much of the Garden as possible through technology.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s mission is connecting people through plants to improve communities. We have taken the proactive measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by closing the Garden temporarily. Our goal is to extend beyond traditional boundaries, have a positive impact and enrich lives. Our hope is that through this page we can bring you a sense of peace, hope and community. See what other gardens are sharing by using #ourgardensyourhome

A Message from the Garden about the reduction in force (March 31, 2020) ensuring the nonprofit Garden can remain viable during this time of indefinite closure and reopen as soon as conditions allow.

A Virtual Visit

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Activities for Kids

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Food and Recipes

Spending time in the kitchen? Try these recipes from the Garden Cafe.

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Virtual Storytime
with Dory

Tune in Fridays at 10 a.m. for a virtual storytime with Garden Librarian Dory and her cat, Penny, on Facebook Live.

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Revival, social justice and defiant compassion marked the pleas of Benjamin Vogt, owner of Monarch Gardens, a prairie-inspired garden design firm in Lincoln, NE. During Lewis Ginter’s Winter Symposium in ...

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See Blooms

View our blooms, month by month

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