Garden News

Pokemon Lure Party

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Attetion Pokemon trainers! Join us this Saturday from 12:00pm to 2:00pm and be the very best….like no one ever was!  NBG will place Pokemon Go lures all over the Garden’s 175 acres to attract avid app users. With more than 100 Poke Stops, ten gyms, and 12 miles of paved trails, the Garden has proved…

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A taste of the tropics

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By Sarah Schwartzbauer NBG Horticulturist Wild Green Yonder is a recurring monthly feature from the staff of the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Summer is here, and while rising temperatures may encourage our favorite flowers to bloom, it also makes us retreat indoors. Yet, outside, gardens are awake and none as much as tropical themed gardens. One…

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Box Turtle Season is Upon Us

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By Tom Houser, Norfolk Botanical Garden Senior Horticulturist I don’t know of many people who don’t get a kick out of seeing a box turtle, and Norfolk Botanical Garden is an oasis for these vulnerable creatures.  We have everything a turtle could want – natural areas filled with food to eat, places to wander and…

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