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  • Gardening & Horticulture Archives - Page 10 of 25 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    In just a few short weeks we will be hosting internationally known landscape architects here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the Gillette Forum Timeless Design in a Sustainable World The Charles Gillette Forum will feature Thomas Woltz ASLA principal at Nelson Byrd Woltz in Read More Oct 7th 2009 Bye Bye Butterfly by Beth Monroe Public Relations and Marketing Director Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last call This is the final week of Butterflies LIVE at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and the butterflies are going out on a high note Just last week a new shipment of chrysalides came in including some species we ve not yet had Read More Oct 2nd 2009 Green Tonic Urban Gardening for Health Wholeness Podcast Final Edition Rachel Flynn Leni Sorensen by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I m pleased to release the last two podcasts featuring Rachel Flynn and Leni Sorensen who spoke recently at our symposium Green Tonic Urban Gardening for Health Wholeness Rachel Flynn the City of Richmond s Director of Community Development spoke candidly about what s working well in Read More Oct 1st 2009 Green Tonic Urban Gardening for Health Wholeness Podcasts from Ladonna Redmond and Timothy Beatley by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I ve been swept up on the flurry of sending out emails save the date cards and generally getting the word out about about our next symposium Timeless Design in a Sustainable World The Charles F Gillette Forum I almost forgot to post the rest of Read More Sep 24th 2009 Tulips Wild Willful Ruination of an Economy Find out October 6 by Phyllis McLeod Laslett Adult Education Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden I love tulips in the spring I love them in vases and have never wanted to tame their twining twirling habits as cut flowers Their bright clear colors and elegant shapes are so satisfying I love watching I love tulips in the spring Read More Sep 17th 2009 Fall is Great for Planting Really by Beth Monroe Public Relations and Marketing Director Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden While most people think of spring as the best time for planting avid gardeners know fall can actually be the best First of all it helps to know the difference between an annual and a perennial Annuals typically only last one season while perennials Read More Sep 7th 2009 Green Tonic Urban Gardening for Health Wholeness A Podcast Philadelphia Green by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A few weeks ago Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden hosted Green Tonic Urban Gardening for Health Wholeness as part of our 25th anniversary celebration hosted by the Robins Foundation Here is the first of several podcasts from that event from the Philadelphia Green panel including Read More Sep 1st 2009 Lewis Ginter s Artists Work Featured at American Horticulture Society s Headquarters by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Lewis Ginter s own botanical illustration teacher

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  • Rainbow of blooms
    Rainbow of A Million Blooms by Jonah Holland A Million Blooms continues daily through June 1 2015 Don t miss it Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden offers year round beauty on a historic property with more than 40 acres of spectacular gardens dining and shopping More than a dozen themed gardens include a Healing Garden Sunken Garden Asian Valley and Victorian Garden Photo courtesy of Virginia Tourism Corporation www Virginia org About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like Winter Interest California Dreaming Spring like Day Blooms Volcanoes vs Doughnuts Don t Miss Out Subscribe to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Posts by Topic Blooms Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Education Classes Events Families Kids Gardening Horticulture Gardens Through the Seasons Making a Difference in the Community More about the Garden Sustainable Practices Uncategorized Recent Posts Winter Interest Inspiration Education Nature California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring like Day Blooms Most Popular 5 Tips Visiting Busy GardenFest Garden s E

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  • Cherry blossoms
    Us Apr 3rd 2015 It s Time Cherry Blossoms Peak this Weekend by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Cherry Blossoms and the Conservatory Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden s new Cherry Tree Walk Guess what This weekend is peak bloom time for the cherry blossoms Be sure to check out our new Cherry Tree Walk too See you soon About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like Winter Interest California Dreaming Spring like Day Blooms Volcanoes vs Doughnuts Don t Miss Out Subscribe to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Posts by Topic Blooms Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Education Classes Events Families Kids Gardening Horticulture Gardens Through the Seasons Making a Difference in the Community More about the Garden Sustainable Practices Uncategorized Recent Posts Winter Interest Inspiration Education Nature California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring like Day Blooms Most Popular 5 Tips Visiting Busy GardenFest Garden s E news Sign Up Mulch Mulching

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  • Eye Candy: Cherry Blossoms are Starting to Pop! - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Candy Cherry Blossoms are Starting to Pop by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland Public Relations Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Prunus campanulata Okame Lake Sydnor and the Conservatory photo by Christine Watson We promised you we d let you know when the Cherry Tree Walk was budding up and starting to bloom and it s well on its way As we mentioned earlier it s really a guess as to when the peak bloom time will be but some varieties Prunus campanulata Okame and Prunus mume Kobai as you can see in the photos have already started blooming This weekend and next weekend Easter Weekend you ll see some prime blooms Please keep in mind that since many of the trees are still getting established blooms will be lighter this year than next Prunus campanulata Okame blooms photo by Christine Watson Prunus mume Kobai along the new Cherry Tree Walk Photo by Christine Watson About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like Winter Interest California Dreaming Spring like Day Blooms Volcanoes vs Doughnuts Pingback Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Archive It s Time Cherry Blossoms Peak this Weekend Don t Miss Out Subscribe to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Posts by Topic Blooms Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Education Classes Events Families Kids Gardening Horticulture Gardens Through the Seasons Making a Difference in the Community More about the Garden Sustainable Practices Uncategorized Recent Posts Winter Interest Inspiration Education Nature California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring like Day Blooms Most Popular 5 Tips Visiting Busy GardenFest Garden s E

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  • Cherry Blossoms Make Debut on New Cherry Tree Walk - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    to peduncle elongation to puffy white bud descriptions But we take our cherry blossoms seriously too The trees around the Tidal basin in D C are mostly Yoshino Prunus x yedoensis but they also have Kwanzan now called Prunus Kanzan Our Cherry Tree Walk on the other hand has a wide variety of specimens even including some ornamental plums and edible fruiting cherry trees in order to add variety and to extend the bloom time as much as possible Director of Horticulture Grace Chapman also added some rare Prunus specimens from the U S National Arboretum as well So stay tuned to our Facebook page our Instagram photos and this blog We ll be keeping you posted on cherry blossom bloom time as much as we can but also pencil in a trip to the Garden the week of April 1st April 12th You won t want to miss our inaugural Cherry Tree Walk bloom Come to think of it April 4 5 is Easter Weekend with Peter Rabbit so why not make a weekend of it have Easter Brunch do some shopping and make this a weekend to remember Update One of our readers was kind enough to point me in the direction of a full list of cherry trees in the National Park Service collection including the Tidal Basin East Potomac Park Washington Monument and other D C parks Turns out that while most of them are Yoshino or Kanzan they also have quite a few other varieties including more varieties than I could list here Check out the link if you are curious About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like Winter Interest California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring like Day Blooms http www innspub net piterson This is a interesting tropic I wish i would be there to join the cherry blossom festival But it is not possible in Bangladesh Thank you Jonah Holland http lewisginter org blog Jonah Holland Quick update folks We may see blooms earlier than forecast the Prunus campanulata Okame are starting to bloom in the Asian Valley pic twitter com fiwKhWjRfS Sarah Amick Love this I m so glad that I can enjoy walking among the lovely cherry blossoms in a beautiful setting this year without having to go to DC http lewisginter org blog Jonah Holland Thanks Sarah We are excited too Please let us know what you think when you go we d love to see your photos If you like you can put them on our Facebook page or email them to me JonahH at lewisginter org Sarah Amick I will definitely let you know Yes I d be happy to share my photos on your Facebook page and most likely Instagram too http lewisginter org blog

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  • Narcissus 'Rijnveld's Early Sensation - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Contact Us Mar 11th 2015 Narcissus Rijnveld s Early Sensation by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland Public Relations Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Narcissus Rijnveld s Early Sensation Narcissus Rijnveld s Early Sensation is our first daffodil to bloom each year It made it through last week s ice and snow storm just fine Spring starts in 9 days not that we are counting About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like Winter Interest California Dreaming Spring like Day Blooms Volcanoes vs Doughnuts Don t Miss Out Subscribe to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Posts by Topic Blooms Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Education Classes Events Families Kids Gardening Horticulture Gardens Through the Seasons Making a Difference in the Community More about the Garden Sustainable Practices Uncategorized Recent Posts Winter Interest Inspiration Education Nature California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring like Day Blooms Most Popular 5 Tips Visiting Busy GardenFest Garden s E news Sign Up Mulch Mulching

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  • Get Ready to Spring Forward! - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Educators Schools Library Blog Home Support Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Mar 5th 2015 Get Ready to Spring Forward by Jonah Holland Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a m on Sunday March 8 2015 About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like Tricks Treats Wildflowers Heralds of Spring Southern Icon s Ancient Secret A Rainbow of A Million Blooms Don t Miss Out Subscribe to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Posts by Topic Blooms Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Education Classes Events Families Kids Gardening Horticulture Gardens Through the Seasons Making a Difference in the Community More about the Garden Sustainable Practices Uncategorized Recent Posts Winter Interest Inspiration Education Nature California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring like Day Blooms Most Popular 5 Tips Visiting Busy GardenFest Garden s E news Sign Up Mulch Mulching in Winter Feed me Seymour the Garden s Carnivorous Plants Tyler Rhodes the Evolution of Orchids Hours

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  • Beautiful & Useful too - Paperbush is Getting Ready to Bloom - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Mitsumata or simply paperbush comes from south western China Nepal and Japan The plant has been incorporated into traditional Japanese papermaking called Washi where bark fibers are combined with fibers from the gampi tree and the kozo plant to make this thin but durable paper Hence why this plant is commonly referred to as paperbush Here at the Garden we have two of the four cultivars E chrysantha Gold Rush Asian Valley Streb Lotus Bridge and E chrysantha Snow Queen in front of the Robins Visitor Center If you look closely at these little white umbrella shaped buds you can see their yellow centers emerging In a few weeks they will be bursting with a vibrant yellow Not only are these quite lovely to look at but they also smell absolutely wonderful You ll can find these beauties nestled between the Robins Tea house and the Garden Café in the upper Asian Valley by the small pond and in the triangular bed to the right just before you cross the Lotus Bridge E chrysantha Gold Rush January 2014 Edgeworthia chrysantha oriental paperbush Kew Retrieved January 2014 from http www kew org science conservation plants fungi edgeworthia chrysantha oriental paperbush January 2014 About Washi The Japanese Paper Place Retrieved January 2014 from http www japanesepaperplace com abt japanese paper about washi htm About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like Winter Interest California Dreaming Spring like Day Blooms Volcanoes vs Doughnuts Don t Miss Out Subscribe to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Posts by Topic Blooms Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Education Classes

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