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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond VA 23228

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General information, admission fees, directions, gift certificates, x300

Donations to the Garden, gifts, giving opportunities, memorials, sponsorships
Alice Treanor Baker, Director of Advancement, x294

Food and beverage questions for your booked event with Restaurant Associates:
Cassondra Sutherlin, Catering Manager, x246
Mobile: 1 (804) 305-8056

Kristin Thoroman, Director of Education and Exhibitions,

Facility Events
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, Facility Sales and Events Manager for Sales, Corporate, and Non-Profit Events x224
Dayna Flowers, Corporate and Nonprofit Coordinator (804) 980-5462

Garden Shop:
General info, special merchandise, special orders
Tricia Wherry, Garden Shop Manager,

Horticulture Department
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
Emily King, Annual Fund and Membership Manager, x338


For partnership inquires and requests, please fill out our Partnership Request form.

Public Relations and Marketing
Public Relations and Marketing requests, commercial photography and videography requests
Beth Monroe, Director of Public Relations, x316

Tea House:
Temporarily closed

Ticket Requests: 
Two programs provide tickets to organizations meeting specific criteria.

  1. Non-profits and schools can request tickets for use in fundraisers such as raffles and silent auctions.
  2. The Sharing the Garden program provides passes for need-based organizations to visit the Garden.

Volunteer opportunities
Karen Clowers, Manager of Volunteers, x335

Events & Exhibitions

See what’s happening at the Garden in the coming months.

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