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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

5 stars
Entry type:
Display Gardens (Public & Private)

Street Address:
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23228-4700 (United States)

Phone: (804) 262-9887

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Latitude: 37.6087685
Longitude: -77.4683533

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5 stars sedum37 On April 28, 2008, sedum37 from Westford, MA wrote:

Having just visited this site (April 2008) was very impressed with the beautiful plantings and gardens! Just about every genre of gardens is represented: annuals, perennials, water plants, succulents, conifers, roses, spring flowering bulbs, etc. In addition to the gardens there is a large glass house with an impressive collection of tender plants: palms, begonias, orchids, etc. One nice thing is the gardens are about 95% accessible by wheelchair over wood walkways or flat stone paths. Only a small number of garden paths are grass or dirt paths. There is quite a nice childrens garden where children can run around and interact without worrying about staying on paths, etc. I highly recommend a visit to this garden!!! We took about 2 hours to tour this site due to having to catch a flight home. I would allow at least 2-3 hours to see the gardens and have lunch or a light snack. Great gift shop with unique gifts for the gardener. Also recommend wearing a sun hat and sun screen as about 1/3 of the gardens are full sun.

5 stars OGsince75 On January 13, 2007, OGsince75 from Aylett, VA wrote:

This is a great garden. It has twice/year sales with great vendors, a chinese tea room, conservatory, excellent garden shop, good programs, & wonderful gardens. There is something every season of the year. Check out the orchids in the conservatory! Children's events are posted frequently.

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