With something for all ages and interests, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a place to learn about plants, to marvel at nature, to relax in a beautiful setting, to take gardening classes, or to have a wedding or a business meeting. A wide variety of experiences are offered through its diverse gardens and facilities. No wonder Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is consistently one of the most-visited attractions in the Richmond, Va., area. Our Mission Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden provides education to the community about the plant world, promotes the best in horticulture and landscape design, and works toward the goal of being a leader in botanical and applied horticultural research. Our Vision Through botanical, horticultural and educational excellence, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will reveal the unity and integration of human and plant life, celebrate the fundamental significance of the natural world, and enrich our community and beyond.
Service Learning Program (year-round, ages 13-18)
The Service Learning Program offers middle and high school students the chance to explore career opportunities in the fields of Education and the Sciences through professional development and practical work experiences. Different levels of responsibility and leadership accumulate with time and hours served. This long-term program has shifts available on weekends, select weekdays, and during special events. Apply for the Service Learning Program by filling out a volunteer application as well as answering the essay questions and providing three references. If you have questions about this program, email the Youth Programs Developer firstname.lastname@example.org or call (804) 262-9887 ext. 346. Applications, essays and references are due no later than March 1, 2015. More information can be found at Lewisginter.org
Come learn in the Garden! In this dynamic, ever-changing "learning landscape," you can expand your knowledge of the plant world, develop your gardening skills, and sample the best in horticulture and landscape design. Check out our current offerings in the latest course catalog for classes in Home Gardening, Floral Design, or Art in the Garden & much more! If you would like a catalog mailed to you, send an e-mail request to: email@example.com. or visit our website for details: http://www.lewisginter.org/adult-education/index.php