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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
[email protected], x300

Donations to the Garden, gifts, giving opportunities, memorials, sponsorships
Alice Treanor Baker, Chief Advancement Officer
[email protected], x294

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

Kristin Thoroman, Vice-President, Learning and Engagement
[email protected],

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.
Zack Thayer, Facility Sales & Events Manager 804.262.9887 Ext. 345
[email protected]

Garden Shop:
General info, special merchandise, special orders
[email protected],

Horticulture Department
Plant deliveries, plant donations
Danny Cox, Vice President of Horticulture
[email protected], x241

Resources for questions about horticulture:

Marketing Communications
Beth Monroe, Chief Marketing Officer
[email protected], x316

General membership information and renewals, gift memberships, how to join online, how to receive the Garden enewsletter
Amelia Langford, Membership Services Coordinator
[email protected], 804.551.3538


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

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
[email protected], x335

Events & Exhibitions

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

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Gardening Questions & Advice

For general gardening questions and personalized plant advice, reach out to your local Virginia Cooperative Extension office or Master Gardener chapter.

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