A serene and sustainable public landscape garden in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park where everyone can experience nature’s wonder, beauty, and healthful benefits.
NEWS & EVENTS
Charlottesville, VA – The Board of McIntire Botanical Garden has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified firms to submit plans and bids for the design of the botanical garden in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park. The botanical garden is included in the park’s...
A sold-out crowd enjoyed McIntire Botanical Garden’s 1st Annual Ian Robertson Legacy: Lectureship on Sept. 30, 2017, with every seat filled for the presentation by C. Colston Burrell, an award-winning author, nationally renowned landscape architect, and lecturer in...
Charlottesville, VA – The McIntire Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that it has met a $25,000 challenge donation from Great Eastern Management Company, a 45-year-old firm headquartered in Charlottesville that, together with its related entities and individuals, has long been interested in supporting civic and nonprofit organizations in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.
McIntire Botanical Garden will be Central Virginia’s premiere botanical garden and a showcase for the natural landscape of the Piedmont region.
WHY THE GARDEN MATTERS
The McIntire Botanical Garden will offer important educational opportunities to visitors of all ages through interpretive labeling, seasonal classes, symposia, and workshops held in the Garden. Regional residents and students will be encouraged to conduct research on-site.
The McIntire Botanical Garden will increase tourism to the region, create a beautiful venue for public events, and offer opportunities for physical activity. A growing body of research attests to the mental and physiological benefits of engaging with nature. The Garden will be an inspiring and beautiful green space where visitors can experience the restorative properties of nature amid the flora and natural environment of the Piedmont region.
Moreover, the Garden will have a significant positive impact on local ecosystems, by supporting pollinators, stabilizing soil, preserving water resources, and fostering the ecological character of the Virginia Piedmont.
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