CVILLE TOMORROW – After nearly a decade of seeding the idea for a botanical garden in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park, the nonprofit group responsible for building the institution finally had the chance earlier this month to sow its first actual seeds.
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Charlottesville, VA – The Botanical Garden of the Piedmont Board of Directors welcomes new members Cindy Hamady, Katy McCune and Joan Swanberg to three-year terms.
DAILY PROGRESS – Volunteers planted a small flower bed with shrubs and perennials donated by supporters to establish the first planting at the site of the future Botanical Garden of the Piedmont on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. A portion of the garden, located in McIntire Park at the intersection of Melbourne Road and the John W. Warner Parkway, is estimated to be ready to open in late 2018.
CBS 19 – Volunteers were busy Wednesday morning planting the first signs of life at the Botanical Garden of the Piedmont.
The reality of the future garden has been in the works for many years, but thanks to the hard work and dedication of the garden’s board, as well as the City of Charlottesville, things will start to look a little more green.
NBC 29 – The first planting is now complete on site of the future Botanical Garden of the Piedmont. Volunteers with the McIntire Botanical Board gathered at the garden space Wednesday morning to plant a native black gum tree, as well as shrubs and perennials.