Archives for the "Conservatory" Category

Memories of the Garden

Growing up in Richmond, I used to visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in the summertime with my aunt and younger cousins. Years later, I returned to the Garden as a […]

Frog Blog: Frogs in the Conservatory

Have you ever walked through the Conservatory and heard melodic chirping or deep croaks that sounded like the grunts of a monkey? You might be surprised to know that those […]

Pineapple Love

Have you ever walked into a grocery store, spotted a tropical fruit and said, “I’m going to try to grow one of those!”? You’d have to be a bit of […]

The Orchid Collector

Scientific curiosity. That is what sparked Dr. Arthur Burke ’s passion for orchids. Though he acknowledges blooming orchids are beautiful, Dr. Burke tends to view them as science in living […]

A Hands-on Learning Day in the Garden

The wonder and beauty of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden never cease to amaze me each time I visit. But sometimes, I need to remind myself to slow down and take […]

Meet Butterflies LIVE! Staff

When you visit Butterflies LIVE!, we understand that you’re here to see the butterflies, to drink in their beauty, and to consider their nature. That’s as it should be. Often times the butterflies will pique your curiosity and […]

My Family Garden Adventure

Over the weekend, my mom, Bonnie, had the brilliant idea of going to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for a family garden adventure. She hadn’t been to the Garden during the […]

Conservatory in Miniature

The Garden in LEGO Bricks Courtesy of RVA LEGO User Group Editor’s Note: The Richmond LEGO User Group, RVA LUG, recently created a LEGO brick masterpiece. The 15,000-LEGO Central Garden and Conservatory, created entirely […]

Bluebird Trail: Hidden Treasure

Can You Find Our Bluebird Boxes? Growing up in the countryside, I spent warm days running barefoot through the backyard, ducking beneath the weeping willow limbs that swayed wild in […]

The Butterfly Keepers

We have a saying at the Garden: “Folks always smile and say Hello, but may not know names.” The phrase comes in a daily email sent by our Garden Cafe staff, announcing not only the […]