Tag: Botanical Garden

  • On the other hand … the trail through a wildflower meadow will be a perfect “butterfly walk”

    On the other hand … the trail through a wildflower meadow will be a perfect “butterfly walk”

    Hard to decide! Yes, I love flowers and I am looking forward to the McIntire Botanical Garden, but as a butterfly enthusiast I am also eagerly anticipating the proposed trail that winds through a wildflower meadow in the south end of the park.  As I have mentioned, I would much rather observe and photograph local butterflies on native […]

  • Why doesn’t Charlottesville have a botanical garden?

    Charlottesville needs a botanical garden!  Because we seem to be such a progressive, green community,  I would have expected one to have been established a long time ago.  Better late than never, and now we have the perfect opportunity to get started! Visit the McIntire Botanical Garden Blog for more information and to view the […]

  • McIntire Botanical Garden – A Vision

    Here is another chance to learn while you volunteer your time for a worthwhile project.  Visit the McIntire Botanical Garden website for more information. So … what is a botanical garden and why should Charlottesville want one? A botanical garden is a collection of living plants and trees for display, research, education and conservation. A […]