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Enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch paired with high energy dance styles of some of Richmond’s fiercest drag queen performers! Buffet brunch will take place in the Auditorium of the Kelly […]

Klaus Family Tree House

The Klaus Family Tree House in the Children’s Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden reopened to the public on Saturday, April 1, 2023. The Tree House has been closed since […]

Horticulturist — Day in the Life

When strolling through the Garden, visitors admire the gorgeous blooms and the vibrant foliage, but have you ever wondered how the Garden always looks so well-maintained? Some people may not […]

Herbal Remedies Explored

What comes to mind when you think of the phrase “herbal remedy?” What herbal remedies did your family pass down to you? Nitika Achalam began Herbalism 101: History of Tisanes […]

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 […]

The Versatility of Snake Plants

Snake plants, sometimes called “mother-law’s-tongue,” are fascinating plants that thrive easily both indoors and out. Also, they make quite an impression! This summer, Senior Horticulturist Dean Dietrich planted a cultivar […]


We’re celebrating LGBTQ Pride all month long! Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will be celebrating LGBTQ youth and their families on Sunday, June 4, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Come and enjoy […]

PRIDE at the Garden

For the month of June, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden celebrates Pride!  We celebrate the diversity of all people, just as we honor the diversity of plants and ecosystems in our […]


Experience Flowers After 5 in a new light! We’re celebrating LGBTQ Pride all month long! On June 1, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will illuminate the Conservatory dome in Pride colors […]

Community Science

The Great Backyard Bird Count happening at the Garden on Saturday, February 19, 2022, is an opportunity for us to put on our metaphorical lab coats and participate in community […]