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Helping Monarchs by Building Habitats

Pollinators are essential for our survival because they sustain our ecosystems by helping plants reproduce. Their role is sometimes underestimated by humans who may not realize that pollinators are also […]

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 […]

Pride Blooms with Color

Hospitality, one of the Garden’s five core values, means that we celebrate people from different backgrounds and walks of life and we embrace them wholeheartedly. On a simpler level, hospitality […]


We’re celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride all month long! Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will be celebrating LGBTQ+ youth and their families on Sunday, June 5 from 1-3 p.m. Come and enjoy special […]


Experience Wednesday Alfresco in a new light! We’re celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride all month long! On Wednesday, June 1 at 8:30 p.m, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will illuminate the Conservatory dome […]

PRIDE at the Garden

This June, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is celebrating Pride!  We celebrate the diversity of all people, just as we honor the diversity of plants and ecosystems in our world. We […]

Orchid Love: Phalaenopsis & More

LeAnne Wingo works a full-time job, is a wife and is a mother to a busy 11-year-old boy.  Still, she somehow also finds time to cultivate and grow orchids in […]

All About Orchids & The Orchid Show

This year, we are thrilled to welcome the Orchid Show and Sale to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the first time. If you are in love with orchids or any […]

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 […]