Richmond Gardens

My parents raised me to be really in to nature and the outdoors.

Now that I am an adult in Richmond, I appreciate these things about Richmond.

Obviously, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens (LGBG).

2014 0805 LGBG

and the James River Park System (JRPS)

And my own backyard (This year I tried to raise tomatoes)

But also some of the history of gardens…

Charles Gillette famously designed things in the colonial revival style. He was from Wisconsin. His works include landscape design for:

 

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