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First Planting at McIntire Botanical Garden

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 McIntire Botanical Garden 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.

First Signs of Plant Life at McIntire Botanical Garden

CBS 19 – Volunteers were busy Wednesday morning planting the first signs of life at the McIntire Botanical Garden.
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.

First Planting Scheduled December 14 on Site of Future McIntire Botanical Garden

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – A group of volunteers and members of the McIntire Botanical Garden Board will gather Wednesday, December 14, starting at 9 a.m. to plant a small flower bed – the first established planting – on the site in Charlottesville’s McIntire Park where the future Garden will be located. A native Black Gum tree, shrubs and perennials, all donated by generous supporters, will be arranged around the existing MBG sign at the intersection of Melbourne Road and the John W. Warner Parkway.