Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on a snow day

This shot was taken on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 and The Garden was closed again due to the weather. Since they were not open for you to visit in person, we hope you enjoy this photo from afar. Notice the patterns in the ornamental grasses in front of the Conservatory? If you look closely you…

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s Bike Sculpture at Dominion GardenFest of Lights

Local Richmond artist John Meola crafted this pyramid-shaped sculpture out of recycled bikes and bike parts on display at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden during Dominion GardenFest of Lights. The airplane on top is a pedal-powered bike too. Lit at night, the sculpture resembles a silver holiday tree and is one element of the bike-themed Dominion…

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Spring Change Out at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Grace Chapman – Director of Horticulture at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden located in Richmond Virginia. The building you see is the conservatory that houses a collection of tropical plants such as palms and orchids but we also have some beds that we change out 4 times a year to provide seasonal interest all year round.…

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

What a beautiful day at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for filming some video for our latest project! I snapped a couple of photos with my iPhone and wanted to share them! Stay tuned and check back for the time lapse! Click on photos to enlarge!

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Holiday Fun at Dominion GardenFest of Lights

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj29uqJoD7s” width=640 height=360 description=”Holiday Fun at Dominion GardenFest of Lights” source=”http://www.RichmondTimeLapse.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/LGBG-Xmas-2011-tn.jpg” title=”Holiday Fun at Dominion GardenFest of Lights”] Some elves over at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens have been getting ready for some holiday fun! We were lucky enough to capturing the installation of the train display & decorating of the Conservatory tree, in…

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Lewis Ginter 30 Second TV Spot

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6L40NvpmiM” width=640 height=360 description=”Patrick Dougherty – Diamonds in the Rough ” source=”http://www.RichmondTimeLapse.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/LG-30SecSpot.jpg” title=”Patrick Dougherty – Diamonds in the Rough “] Here is the 30 second commercial spot created by Comcast Spotlight and editor, Barry Ridgeway.

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Patrick Dougherty – Diamonds in the Rough

For three weeks in May, visitors to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden witnessed the creation of a monumental, site-specific sculpture made entirely of woven sticks and twigs by internationally renowned artist Patrick Dougherty. Dougherty arrived on-site of with no preconceptions as to what he will create. Using locally gathered natural materials and drawing on inspiration…

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Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis (May 11-17, 2011)

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuWA4Qm-_lM&feature=channel_video_title” width=640 height=360 description=”Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis May 11-17, 2011″ source=”http://www.RichmondTimeLapse.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/LG-3.jpg” title=”Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis – May 11-17, 2011″] More than half way done, the tops are starting to take form and the volunteers have been so much help getting the sticks ready to be placed! The sculpture, will stand as long as nature…

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Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis (May 7-10, 2011)

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzdkVUcHVw0&feature=channel_video_title” width=640 height=360 description=”Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis May 7-10, 2011″ source=”http://www.RichmondTimeLapse.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/LG-2.jpg” title=”Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis”] Watch as see how they bend and shape the sticks into the shape needed with strings and a bit of elbow grease. Once the shape is in place, its reinforced with other branches and sticks, then the string is…

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Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis Week ONE

[wp_lightbox_prettyPhoto_video link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUgnbm01ljg&feature=channel_video_title” width=640 height=360 description=”Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis Week ONE” source=”http://www.RichmondTimeLapse.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/LG-1.jpg” title=”Patrick Dougherty – Meadowmorphosis”] Watch as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden artist-in-residence Patrick Dougherty builds a large-scale, temporary sculpture of woven sticks and saplings in the Anderson Meadow; we are calling the process “Meadowmorphosis.” Here in our second video you can see Patrick Dougherty, his…

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