Nature Nuts

Nature Nuts

Welcome to Nature Nuts, a new outreach program from West Virginia Botanic Garden for the education and inspiration of young children. Brought to you by WVBG educators Erin Smaldone and Jess Kaplan, each episode features a different topic and focuses on plants and...
May Flowers at the WVBG

May Flowers at the WVBG

You know the expression, “April showers bring May flowers.” Well, sure enough, April brought us some rain this year and we can expect May flowers to follow. Below you will find some tidbits about a few of the flowers you are likely to find in the various gardens at...
We are hiring a new Volunteer Coordinator!

We are hiring a new Volunteer Coordinator!

The main role of the Volunteer Coordinator is to recruit, develop, and coordinate volunteers at the West Virginia Botanic Garden. Volunteer work includes but is not limited to volunteer internships, garden greeters, maintenance help, program assistance and work study...
Book Trail on Display until the end of May

Book Trail on Display until the end of May

We have partnered with the Cheat Area Public Library to bring a book trail to the Garden.  Learn more about the trail and what our libraries are doing to address the COVID-19 crisis in this feature by the Dominion...
Native Spring Blooming Trees

Native Spring Blooming Trees

Hi everyone. Not sure if you have noticed, but it’s spring! I know I always love this time of year and especially look forward to new flowers blooming. Most people are familiar with the flowers you see coming up in gardens, like tulips and daffodils, but you may also...
Study Confirms Adequate Water for WVBG

Study Confirms Adequate Water for WVBG

Necessary data was collected for the duration of the study by staff and volunteers from this gauge stationed in Jones Run. Photo by Philip Smith. The story of the West Virginia Botanic Garden starts with water. As the site of Morgantown’s first public water reservoir,...
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