A Garden for the Community

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was founded in 1984 as a community oriented, non-profit garden.  The Garden is comprised of 81 acres and includes more than a dozen themed garden areas, including a Conservatory, Children’s Garden and Community Kitchen Garden growing fresh produce for area food banks.

The Garden’s mission is connecting plants and people to improve communities.


Explore a brief timeline of the Garden in the gallery below.

History of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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