Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond VA 23228
Opening to the Public July 16
Members, check your email for information about members-only visitation days with timed tickets.
General information, admission fees, directions, gift certificates
[email protected], x300
Donations to the Garden, gifts, giving opportunities, memorials, sponsorships
Alice Treanor Baker, Director of Advancement
[email protected], x294
Food and beverage questions for your booked event
Susan Hicklin, General Manager, Meriwether Godsey
[email protected], x226
Kristin Thoroman, Director of Education and Exhibitions
[email protected], x275
- Adult Education
Adult classes and programs, guided group tours
- Children’s Education
Program, field trips, children’s birthday parties
- Horticulture Helpline: For Horticulture questions, you can send us a private message on Facebook or ask the community in our Gardening in Virginia Questions & Answers Group on Facebook.
- Library: Temporarily closed
Book requests and renewals, reference questions
Availability and pricing for weddings, private events, corporate and nonprofit events and meeting space, wedding site tours, to book a bridal, engagement or family photo session.
Michele Whiteside, Sales, Corporate, and Non-Profit Events x224
Jaclyn Wilkins, Wedding & Private Events Coordinator x345
General info, special merchandise, special orders
Tricia Wherry, Garden Shop Manager
[email protected], x235
Plant deliveries, plant donations
John Morse, Director of Horticulture, x241
General membership information and renewals, gift memberships, how to join online, how to receive the Garden enewsletter
Annie Wilkins, Member Services
[email protected], x338
Public Relations and Marketing
Public Relations and Marketing requests, commercial photography and videography requests
Beth Monroe, Director of Public Relations
[email protected], x316
Tea House: Temporarily closed
Lunch reservations: x399
Ticket Requests: Please note that due to COVID-19, we are temporarily unable to fulfill ticket requests.
Two programs provide tickets to organizations meeting specific criteria.
- Non-profits and schools can request tickets for use in fundraisers such as raffles and silent auctions.
- The Sharing the Garden program provides passes for need-based organizations to visit the Garden.
Karen Clowers, Manager of Volunteers
[email protected], x335
Plan Your Visit
Get the information you need to plan your visit to the Garden.