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Lewis Ginter Children's Garden  lewis ginter

Summer photos (2010) from the children's area at the Lewis Ginter botanical garden in Richmond, Virginia.  From their children's garden website: "Diversity is the main theme of this garden – diversity of environments, ecosystems, plants, adaptation and human culture. "

hands on painted posts entrance

International village --playhouses and playscapes from various world cultures

farm garden --shows crops and how grown, harvests donated to a food bank

gate to bird and butterfly meadow

willow tunnel

water play area

coleus in "Everchanging Garden" -- reflecting themes or topics of interest to children

plants for the senses

weird and contrasting plants --shapes, forms, textures, the unusual

activity area and sand play -- for interaction with natural materials

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