Great Gatsby Garden Party

Join us at the Garden for our biggest...

Young Run for Wellness

July 31 SaturdayYoung Run for Wellness 9:00 -...

Summer Concert Series

Join us on select Thursdays for our first-ever...

We are hiring a new Environmental Educator!

 The West Virginia Botanic Garden (WVBG) is now...

First Annual West Virginia Botanic Garden Day

The Saturday before Mother's Day has been...

Events

Our Annual Garden Party: Birds, Bees Flowers, Trees

Our Annual Garden Party: Birds, Bees Flowers, Trees

Join us at the Garden for our biggest fundraising event of the year.  Proceeds support daily operations and maintenance of the West Virginia Botanic Garden at Tibbs Run Preserve, as well as the implementation of our Master Plan.  This year’s event will feature...

Families Flocked to the WVBG for the Great Spring Egg Hunt

Families Flocked to the WVBG for the Great Spring Egg Hunt

April 14th brought April showers to the WVBG, but it also brought over a hundred youngsters and as many parents for the Great Spring Egg Hunt event. While the children anxiously awaited their turn to search for eggs, they enjoyed visiting with live birds from the...

A Season of Good Taste Off to a Delectable Start

A Season of Good Taste Off to a Delectable Start

Our first dinner with the 2019 Dinner Series proved to once again be a stellar evening of unique and varied Appalachian cuisine provided by Chef’s Mike Costello and Amy Dawson of Lost Creek Farms. Some of the menu delectables included rustic hand pies of smoked pork,...

Members Welcome Spring at the St. Patty’s and Peepers Pop-Up Event

Members Welcome Spring at the St. Patty’s and Peepers Pop-Up Event

In spite of the cool temperatures, the tiny spring peeper frogs were singing lustily on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) for our members-only pop-up event. Thirty-two members came out for a short lecture from WVBG Board member, Zach Fowler, who instructed everyone about...

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

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

Thank you to all who came out to join us for great food, fun, and friends in the majestic setting of the Botanic Garden.  We would also like to thank our participating chefs, servers, and volunteers for another terrific season.  We look forward to seeing you again...

Thank You Fall Children’s Festival Sponsors!

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...

Garden News

We’re Hiring a New Volunteer Coordinator!

We’re 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...

Natural Wellness Fun Continues & Arts in the Garden a Success

Natural Wellness Fun Continues & Arts in the Garden a Success

A Wood Relief Art workshop participant shares her work. Photo by Stacy Clovis-Woofter   Natural Wellness girls enjoying an outdoor adventure. Photo by Stacy Clovis-Woofter   Natural Wellness girls participating in a Natural Wellness girls yoga class. Photo...

Our Annual Garden Party: Birds, Bees Flowers, Trees

Our Annual Garden Party: Birds, Bees Flowers, Trees

Join us at the Garden for our biggest fundraising event of the year.  Proceeds support daily operations and maintenance of the West Virginia Botanic Garden at Tibbs Run Preserve, as well as the implementation of our Master Plan.  This year’s event will feature...

Announcing a Photo Contest at the WVBG

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...

Families Flocked to the WVBG for the Great Spring Egg Hunt

Families Flocked to the WVBG for the Great Spring Egg Hunt

April 14th brought April showers to the WVBG, but it also brought over a hundred youngsters and as many parents for the Great Spring Egg Hunt event. While the children anxiously awaited their turn to search for eggs, they enjoyed visiting with live birds from the...

Welcome Dave Davis, Groundskeeper

Welcome Dave Davis, Groundskeeper

You may have noticed a new name on the cover of this newsletter and a new face at the Garden. Dave Davis started as Groundskeeper at the WVBG this April. Dave recently retired from a corporate career as a developer of life science learning programs to be close to his...

Meet Our New Executive Director

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

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

Thank you to all who came out to join us for great food, fun, and friends in the majestic setting of the Botanic Garden.  We would also like to thank our participating chefs, servers, and volunteers for another terrific season.  We look forward to seeing you again...

Thank You Fall Children’s Festival Sponsors!

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...

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