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Beautiful Gardens

An Explosively Colorful Selection of Richmond Gardens

With its four distinct seasons, the Richmond Region is a garden lover's paradise. You won't want to miss our Richmond gardens during springtime. Marvel at the million tulip blooms at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden or enjoy the annual Historic Garden Week -- when some of the area's most gorgeous homes and gardens are opened for public tours. See brilliant and colorful fall foliage on Monument Avenue. Or attend the Maymont Flower and Garden Show, held in February.

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Lavender Fields Herb Farm

  • 11300 Winfrey Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059
  • Phone: (804) 262-7167
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Lavender Fields Herb Farm is open to the public March 1st through December 24th. The Farm grows and sells central Virginia’s largest range of USDA Certified Organic herb plants as well as a unique range of gourmet vegetable plants. Scheduled classes on many…more »

The Valentine

  • 1015 E. Clay St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Phone: (804) 649-0711
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The Valentine has been collecting, preserving and interpreting Richmond’s 400-year history for over a century. Located in the heart of historic downtown, the Valentine is a place for residents and tourists to discover the diverse stories that tell the broader…more »

John Marshall House

  • 818 E. Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219
  • Phone: (804) 648-7998
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The John Marshall House was the Richmond home of "the Great Chief Justice" from 1790 to 1835. The longest serving Chief Justice to date, Marshall was known as definer of the Constitution and shaper of the modern United States Supreme Court. Listed on the…more »

Agecroft Hall

  • 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond, VA 23221
  • Phone: (804) 353-4241
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Agecroft Hall is a 15th-century Tudor-style home and was moved from England in 1925 and rebuilt on the banks of the James River. The grounds and gardens reflect the glorious style of England's Tudor and early Stuart periods. more »

Ashland Berry Farm

  • 12607 Old Ridge Road, Beaverdam, VA 23015
  • Phone: (804) 227-3601
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Ashland Berry farm is a family-owned working farm. Special October events include pick-your-own pumpkins and haunted hayrides. more »

Boulevard Flower Gardens

  • 2100 Ruffin Mill Road, South Chesterfield, VA 23834
  • Phone: (804) 526-4000
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We are a family-owned & operated garden center located in South Chesterfield, Virginia! We specialize in nursery stock, annuals/perennials, floral arrangements, organic herbs, exotic water gardening, wine/home decor and our own event space! We stock Virginia…more »

Bryan Park

  • Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23227
  • Phone: (804) 646-5733
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Features shelters, lake, trails, azalea gardens, soccer fields and tennis courts. more »

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

  • 1800 Lakeside Ave., Henrico, VA 23228
  • Phone: (804) 262-9887
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Recognized as one of the top gardens in the U.S., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden was voted #2 in USA Today's 10Best Public Gardens contest. With year-round beauty on 50 acres, the Garden also offers great dining, shopping, exhibits and events. Explore more than…more »


  • 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond, VA 23220
  • Phone: 8043587166
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This grand 100-acre Victorian estate offers a fascinating glimpse into the Gilded Age as well as lavish gardens and wildlife native to Virginia. Performances are held both indoors and outdoors. Maximum number of band performers allowed: Carriage House Lawn…more »


  • 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond, VA 23220
  • Phone: (804) 358-7166
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Maymont was given to all of us by James Henry and Sallie Dooley who lived here from 1893 through 1925. They wanted Maymont to be preserved so that new generations could enjoy it as much as they did. It’s a special place where the man-made elegance of art and…more »

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