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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Maymont Passages – A whimsical bamboo sculpture in the garden

A whimsical bamboo sculpture in the garden “In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Maymont’s Japanese Garden, artist Midori Tanimune and a group of Ikebana of Richmond volunteers created “Passages,” a whimsical bamboo sculpture, in the garden. The temporary exhibit is on display September 21 through mid-October 2012. Tanimune is in the Sogetsu School of…

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