Announcing a Photo Contest at the WVBG

The first ArtsMon Photo Trail Contest is open...

Meet Our New Executive Director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of...

Join us for Our “A Season of Good Taste” Dinner Series

We are planning another fantastic dinner series...

Thank You Fall Children’s Festival Sponsors!

This year we celebrated the 10th anniversary of...

Master Gardeners Support the West Virginia Botanic Garden

Barb Howe (left) and Janet Kemp, both Master...

Arts at the Garden: Community Arts Grant Awarded

We are thrilled to announce a $2,500 Community...

Natural Wellness for Girls Program at the WVBG a Success

This March, we proudly welcomed 17 area girls,...

Building Libraries at the Botanic Garden

Sitting in my office on a Wednesday afternoon...

What’s New in Our World of Plants

Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Common...

Events

Join us for Our “A Season of Good Taste” Dinner Series

We are planning another fantastic dinner series in for this year. We hope you can come out and join us for great food, fun, and friends in the majestic setting of the Botanic Garden. All dinners will take place at the Education and Event Center.   Seating is...

Thank You Fall Children’s Festival Sponsors!

This year we celebrated the 10th anniversary of our Fall Children’s Festival. You may have noticed several mentions of the festival throughout the fall newsletter. We are all very proud of this popular community event! As the festival has grown, so have expenses. We...

Natural Wellness for Girls Program at the WVBG a Success

This March, we proudly welcomed 17 area girls, ages 9-12 (Grades 4-6), to celebrate Spring and launch our first year of Natural Wellness for Girls at the WVBG. This exciting new program, which encourages girls to embrace healthy lifestyles and forge a lasting...

Join us for Our “A Season of Good Taste” Dinner Series

Our 2018 Dinner series was a rousing success!  Thank you to all who participated.     2018 Dinner Schedule Saturday, May 12th, 6 p.m. An Evening with Lost Creek Farm Join us as chefs Mike Costello, Amy Dawson and company prepare a feast from locally sourced...

Late Summer Night’s Dream

This year's fundraising event, "A Late Summer Night's Dream," Proved to be another successful evening of raising funds for the continuing development of the Garden.  A perfect September afternoon along with the elegance of the decor under the big tent set the stage...

Expanding the Reach of Summer Nature Camp

This summer the WVBG offered nature camps for children ages four to thirteen. As in previous years, the campers had fun learning about trees, plants, insects, water, wildlife, and birds and of course spent many hours exploring the Garden, experiencing the...

Join us for the Fall Children’s Festival October 8th!

The wildly popular Fall Children’s Festival will return to the Garden for its ninth year on October 8th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The festival will once again include favorites such as fairy house building, pumpkin painting, and take-home bulb planting along...

Dinners in the Garden & Our Late Summer Night’s Dream

On the evening of April 29th, The Garden hosted its first of five dinners, part of the “A Season of Good Taste” Garden Dinner Series. Mike Costello and Amy Dawson from Lost Creek Farm provided the remarkable menu to a sold out crowd. Trellis Smith of...

Hammock Haven Supports Garden

This year’s fundraiser, Hammock Haven, on August 28, 2016, was a great success! We had over 200 attendees who enjoyed the delectable “low country boil” cuisine created by Chefs Marion Ohlinger of Hill & Hollow and Mark Tasker of Table 9, with Tutto...

Garden News

Announcing a Photo Contest at the WVBG

The first ArtsMon Photo Trail Contest is open for submissions during the month of June, 2019. Once judging is completed in July, the winning photo of each category as determined by the judges will be displayed on the Wetland Loop Trail at the West Virginia Botanic...

Meet Our New Executive Director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Philip Smith as the new Executive Director of the West Virginia Botanic Garden.   The West Virginia Botanic Garden has named Philip Smith as its fourth executive director. While first incorporated in 1983, the...

Join us for Our “A Season of Good Taste” Dinner Series

We are planning another fantastic dinner series in for this year. We hope you can come out and join us for great food, fun, and friends in the majestic setting of the Botanic Garden. All dinners will take place at the Education and Event Center.   Seating is...

Thank You Fall Children’s Festival Sponsors!

This year we celebrated the 10th anniversary of our Fall Children’s Festival. You may have noticed several mentions of the festival throughout the fall newsletter. We are all very proud of this popular community event! As the festival has grown, so have expenses. We...

Arts at the Garden: Community Arts Grant Awarded

We are thrilled to announce a $2,500 Community Arts Grant to fund a series of visual arts programs that will enhance and diversify our educational programming. The Community Arts Grant is made possible by the City of Morgantown and Monongalia County Commission through...

Natural Wellness for Girls Program at the WVBG a Success

This March, we proudly welcomed 17 area girls, ages 9-12 (Grades 4-6), to celebrate Spring and launch our first year of Natural Wellness for Girls at the WVBG. This exciting new program, which encourages girls to embrace healthy lifestyles and forge a lasting...

Building Libraries at the Botanic Garden

Sitting in my office on a Wednesday afternoon this spring, I heard a knock on the back door. I looked inquisitively at my coworker Cheryl. “Probably the Lindas,” she said. Sure enough, I opened the door to greet Linda Blake and Linda Huffman, AKA “the Lindas,” here to...

What’s New in Our World of Plants

Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Common Bleeding Heart. Photo by Dave Smaldone Another growing season is upon us and the Garden is coming to life. The few days of warmth we have had are not only deeply appreciated but allow the waiting buds to come to life....

Late Summer Night’s Dream

This year's fundraising event, "A Late Summer Night's Dream," Proved to be another successful evening of raising funds for the continuing development of the Garden.  A perfect September afternoon along with the elegance of the decor under the big tent set the stage...

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