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  • Oh How We Love Autumn in the Garden! - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Children s Programs Educators Schools Library Blog Home Support Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Oct 10th 2013 Oh How We Love Autumn in the Garden by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 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 me Seymour the Garden s Carnivorous Plants Tyler Rhodes the Evolution of Orchids Hours The Garden is

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  • Just Another Beautiful Day in the Garden - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    4th 2013 Just Another Beautiful Day in the Garden by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Did you know that food could be so beautiful The tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke Helianthus tuberosus are eaten somewhat like a potato and are also called sunchokes They do taste a bit like artichokes You can find these beauties in the Children s Garden 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

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  • Altria: Altogether Awesome - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    almost more challenging than spring Fall offers a more compressed window of opportunity for success so it s important to get the crops started at the right time and all at the same time We ve had great participation from our Lewis Ginter and HandsOn RVA volunteers during our Monday and Saturday morning work sessions and consistent productivity from numerous corporate and special interest groups However we needed a surge effort we needed many hands and backs to plant the fall crops during the first two weeks of September Luckily 39 Altria associates rode to the rescue Led by Helen Miller these Altria associates represented the Sensory Analytical Sciences Group They planted 509 transplants cauliflower 232 broccoli 215 cabbage 62 in addition to tasks like removing tomato vines and stakes a ton of weeding and digging drainage trenches Thanks to these Altria teams and other recent volunteers we ve now completed the planting of 837 transplants total 279 each of cabbage broccoli and cauliflower We ll plant 100 more this weekend Altria volunteers planting cauliflower transplants Altria volunteers install the broccoli plot Altria volunteers put the finishing touches on the broccoli plot by mulching the beds Altria volunteers clear a bed of tomato vines stakes and morning glory vines a big job Altria volunteers Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden day 1 Altria volunteers Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden day 2 Altria volunteers Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden day 3 About Brian Vick Brian Vick was Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator from 2008 2013 You May Also Like What s Cooking in The Community Kitchen Garden Butterfly Rockstar Mina Craft Beer Craze A Hippopotamus sized Harvest 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

    Original URL path: http://www.lewisginter.org/altria-altogether-awesome/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Watch Where You Pick! This Garden's Growing More Than Tomatoes! - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    s Programs Educators Schools Library Blog Home Support Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Sep 14th 2013 Watch Where You Pick This Garden s Growing More Than Tomatoes by Elizabeth Sonifrank Text Photo by Elizabeth Sonifrank Community Kitchen Garden Research Intern Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden House Finch nest found in a tomato plant at the Community Kitchen Garden Look what we found in the Community Kitchen Garden tomato plants A house finch nest About Elizabeth Sonifrank You May Also Like What s Cooking in The Community Kitchen Garden Butterfly Rockstar Mina Craft Beer Craze A Hippopotamus sized Harvest 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 The

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  • All About Solutions - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Support Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Sep 13th 2013 All About Solutions by Brian Vick Text photos by Brian Vick Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Dominion Customer Solutions New Technology team with part of their mornings harvest Cullen Wallace brought his Dominion teammates to the Community Kitchen Garden for a full morning of work The team works in the Customer Solutions New Technology division and yes they drove cool electric vehicles to the Garden Cullen and his group harvested Swiss chard and cherry tomatoes thinned turnip seedlings and planted broccoli This team was a very important part of our early September push to get all of the fall broccoli cabbage cauliflower in the ground as soon as possible After all we re planting nearly 1 000 transplants so it s incremental progress day by day The Dominion team thins Purple top turnip seedlings Cullen front right and teammates plant our first broccoli of the season variety Packman Only 200 more broccoli transplants to plant About Brian Vick Brian Vick was Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator from 2008 2013 You May Also Like What s Cooking in The Community Kitchen Garden Butterfly Rockstar Mina Craft Beer Craze A Hippopotamus sized Harvest 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

    Original URL path: http://www.lewisginter.org/all-about-solutions/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Windflower Blooming - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Groups Dine Shop Facility Rental Learn Adult Classes Children s Programs Educators Schools Library Blog Home Support Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Sep 8th 2013 Windflower Blooming by Jonah Holland 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 me Seymour the Garden s Carnivorous Plants Tyler Rhodes the Evolution of Orchids Hours The Garden is open daily 9 a m 5 p m

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  • What Does 80,000 Cherry Tomatoes Look Like? - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    actual estimated count of cherry tomatoes harvested in the Lewis Ginter Community Kitchen Garden so far this summer As of September 4th we ve delivered 665 lbs to FeedMore to contribute to their Meals on Wheels Kids Cafe and Summer Feeding Programs We recently assessed a one pound sample of the harvested cherry tomatoes and counted 120 in that pound That s how we derived our estimate Feedmore uses the cherry tomatoes in side salads the kids love them and in cooked entrees Just imagine if each side salad included five cherry tomatoes we ve contributed to nearly 16 000 salads While that sounds like a lot the need is tremendous Feedmore prepares 2 000 or more meals each day It may be fatiguing to think about harvesting 80 000 cherry tomatoes but many hands make light work Between the individuals and special interest groups who have volunteered with us through HandsOn Greater Richmond the large area employers sending teams and our own home grown Lewis Ginter volunteers the Community Kitchen Garden receives the physical assistance it needs to be successful The Jasper cherry tomatoes are starting to fade but are still producing In addition this summer the teens in the Lewis Ginter Youth Volunteer Program planted six Cherry Gold tomato plants and they re currently loaded with little green tomatoes just beginning to ripen We grew cherry tomatoes Big Boy and beefsteak slicing tomatoes and Romas We had a disappointing season for the slicing tomatoes with periods of too much moisture too much heat a large population of fruit worms About Brian Vick Brian Vick was Community Kitchen Garden Coordinator from 2008 2013 You May Also Like What s Cooking in The Community Kitchen Garden Butterfly Rockstar Mina Craft Beer Craze A Hippopotamus sized Harvest Don t Miss Out

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  • Skip to my Lou - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us Aug 19th 2013 Skip to my Lou by Jonah Holland This is a skipper butterfly named after its quick darting flight pattern If you look closely you ll see them skipping about the flowers in the Central Garden Photo by Don Williamson Photography 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 Spring like Day 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

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