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  • Japanese Cypress Makes for Winter Interest in Landscape - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Feb 3rd 2015 Japanese Cypress Makes for Winter Interest in Landscape by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Bark of the Chamaecyparis obtusa or Japanese cypress in sunlight Look closely to see the Slow Dance sculpture in the background 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

    Original URL path: http://www.lewisginter.org/japanese-cypress-makes-for-winter-interest-in-landscape/ (2016-02-13)
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  • A Winter Walk With Witch Hazel - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Witch Hazel by Jonah Holland Photos and text by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A winter walk in the Garden with our friends witch hazel and winter jasmine might just be the thing you need to make this a great weekend Half price admission continues through the end of February See you soon Jelena witch hazel Hamamelis intermedia Jelena Pink witch hazel Winter Jasmine blooms and buds 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 California Dreaming Volcanoes vs Doughnuts Preparing Plants for Snow Gardening Trends for 2016 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

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  • Cattlianthe Golden Sprite Brings Tropical Heat to the Conservatory - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    News Employment Contact Us Jan 28th 2015 Cattlianthe Golden Sprite Brings Tropical Heat to the Conservatory by Jonah Holland by Laura Schumm Interim Conservatory Horticulturist Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Cattlianthe Golden Sprite The East Wing of the Conservatory always feels like a tropical paradise even on a cold winter morning Best of all half price admission continues through the end of February 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 in Winter Feed

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  • Knockout Bloom: Cattleya White Spark 'Panda' - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Contact Us Jan 15th 2015 Knockout Bloom Cattleya White Spark Panda by Jonah Holland Laurel Matthew Greenhouse Horticulturist Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Cattleya White Spark Panda The Garden has blogged about goats butterflies blooms and bees but never a panda See ours Cattleya White Spark Panda blooming in the Conservatory this week Remember admission is free until January 18 2015 Come see it this weekend 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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  • FREE Garden Admission Now through January 18, 2015 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Blooms slideshow for January River birches welcoming you to Flagler Garden Please note that the Garden Shop will also be closed Jan 13 25 2015 for inventory Prunus mume or Japanese flowering apricot Magnolia x Luscious with berries in the background 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 California Dreaming Volcanoes vs Doughnuts Preparing Plants for Snow Gardening Trends for 2016 Pingback Explore Lewis Ginter Garden for free this week RVANews Sheila My husband and I have decided that this will be the place where our 3rd standing date for 2015 will take place I m really excited to see the January blooms and tour the beautiful conservatory However I was bit disappointed when I read that the Garden Cafe would not be open and that the Garden Shop as well would be closed due to inventory but I told my husband that we will definitely have to make plans to return when the Garden Cafe and the Garden Shop will be open I so want to experience the entire Garden and all that it has to offer Sincerely New RVA resident http lewisginter org blog Jonah Holland Oh Sheila that s so great to hear Welcome to Richmond How wonderful that you and your husband have a standing date and that you ve chosen to spend it here with us I m sorry the Garden Cafe and the Garden Shop will be closed but yes come back and see those another time Neither the Garden Shop or the Cafe require admission to the Garden although we certainly hope that you

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  • Winter Work: 30-degrees & Garden Tricks - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    For a minute I though it s too cold to even go find out what s going on over there but then I reconsidered thinking about my coworkers who work outside each day regardless of the heat or cold and sometimes rain Horticulturist Leah Purdy and gardener Chris Brown were working together to expand the mulch rings on the overcup oaks Quercus lyrata in the Central Garden in front of the Conservatory It was a neat project and I was marveling at their ingenuity of using a piece of twine and spray paint to make their work easier finding a shortcut to create a perfect circle around the tree using a strand of twine as the radius and the tree trunk for an anchor a simple trick you can use at home too They were expanding the mulch bed and covering up grass and didn t want to have to use chemicals to kill the grass when there s a better way cardboard They used giant staples to tack the cardboard down to the ground to make it stay in place For a step by step guide to how you could do this at home just see the photos of Chris and Leah below Try and stay warm you guys I said as I walked away It s not that bad said Leah I love this kind of weather Gardener Chris Brown using a shortcut using a string to find the radius Spray paint marks the edge of the circle The completed ring uses giant staples to keep the cardboard in place 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

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  • Simple Winter Beauty - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Dec 30th 2014 Simple Winter Beauty by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden What good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter to give it sweetness John Steinbeck 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

    Original URL path: http://www.lewisginter.org/simple-winter-beauty/ (2016-02-13)
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  • An Unexpected Treat During Dominion GardenFest of Lights: Orchids - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    moth pollinated In the Conservatory the large corsage orchids cattleyas and the tiny dancing ladies orchids oncidiums have the most scent while most of the very showy sprays dendrobiums and phalenopsis have very little if any Oncidium Sharry Baby Driscoll nicknamed this one the chocolate orchid Here are some tips if you want to plan your GardenFest visit around the smelling of blooms The fragrance is strongest just after dark then fades later in the evening These cattleya orchids are most fragrant at night photo by Don Williamson The fragrance is strongest right after a blossom opens and the smell fades as it ages but can remain strong for days Driscoll continues Of the two sprays of blossoms on the chocolate orchid the lower fresher one was much stronger last night than the higher older one Similarly some of the large corsage orchids with the spicy and musky scents have faded in scent considerably over the last couple of weeks but newer ones with softer floral fragrances had opened last night and were very fragrant a nd it has a delightful soft scent Driscoll explains at night the room has an entirely different smell and ambiance than during the day Last Monday evening when I volunteered there we sniffed chocolate to hints of spice musk and delicate fresh floral scents Looking forward to what my nose and eyes find there on my next shift Rhyncholaeliocattleya George King Serendipity Rhyncholaeliocattleya S M Damon 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 Inspiration Education Nature California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical

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