Pinwheel Planting

Join Prevent Child Abuse Virginia & Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for our Family Fun Day  celebrating April as Child Abuse Prevention Month & the annual planting of the Pinwheels for Prevention Garden Saturday, March 28th Pinwheel Garden Planting: 9 am-2 pm Family Fun Day: 11 am-1 pm Family Fun Day activities will include: PCAV table: temporary tattoos, […]

Glitter and Glue with Kelly Corrigan

Jill’s Blanket’s is a nonprofit that makes handmade polar fleece blankets. Their mission is is to love and care for those undergoing chemotherapy treatment by making and delivering polar fleece blankets to as many patients as possible. Enjoy an evening with New York Times best-selling author Kelly Corrigan including a lively author presentation, Q&A, cookies and […]

Garden Basics Series: Building Good Garden Soil

Everything starts with the soil! Find out  how to build your soil for spring gardening.  Learn the characteristics of basic soil types, and how to analyze your own soils, including amendment techniques, drainage, and more. A garden walk shows you how Lewis Ginter horticulturists remediate different parts of the Garden’s soil.

Natural Easter Egg Dyes- Adult/Child Workshop

A surprising number of common vegetables yield beautiful colors for dying Easter eggs–or fibers, or whatever you can think of. Garden horticulturist Heather Veneziano helps you and your family have some fun and make beautiful eggs for springtime decorating. Come prepared for mess–bring a smock or old shirt. Disposable gloves are provided. Adults and their […]

Garden Design Series: Patio Vegetable Gardens

No space for a traditional vegetable garden?  Is your only open space a balcony, deck, or patio?  Garden horticulturist Heather Veneziano shows you how to plan an abundant vegetable garden with containers, including best plant selections, techniques for growing up, not out, and more.

Easter Weekend with Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit greets visitors and poses for photographs (both days). Concert by the Richmond Concert Band on the lawn at Bloemendaal House (Sat.); Easter Brunch in the Tea House by reservation (Sunday).

A Million Blooms

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was recently voted #2 in USA Today’s 10Best Public Gardens contest and spring is a great time to see why! Millions of blooms, plus a chance this year to see the gardens as art. As part of A Million Blooms, a dozen picture frames will be set up throughout the Central […]

Jill’s Blankets Presents Glitter And Glue: An Evening Kelly Corrigan

The event is a fundraiser, with ticket sales benefiting the nonprofit organization Jill’s Blankets. It takes place at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in the Kelly Education Center auditorium at 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23228 on Saturday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person and include the event and one paperback copy […]

New Year’s Eve Family Frolic

Fun for all ages at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. All of the activities are inside the warm and cozy Kelly Education Center. Activities include: Live concert by the Ululating Mummies, Continuing our “Rolling in the New Year’s” tradition of rolling down the hill to the Rose Garden (weather permitting), Photo opportunities with the Garden Keeper […]

Rose Festival-Lewis Ginter

This weekend is the perfect time to stop and smell the roses at the brand new Rose Fest at Lewis Ginter. The Rose Garden at Lewis Ginter will be the stage for live opera and ballet performances throughout the weekend. And many roses just happen to be in bloom. Saturday: Capitol Opera Richmond from 12:15 […]