Botanica is participating in Give Local Louisville on May 6. For one day only, every dollar donated will be augmented through stretch dollars contributed by the Community Foundation of Louisville and its supporting sponsors LG&E, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Churchill Downs and other national partners.
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Botanica has selected design firm Perkins+Will to lead the master planning process for the future botanical gardens. Their work will create the visual design of the landscape, gardens, architecture and other aspects of the future Waterfront Botanical Gardens’ design.
If you look at their past work, you can get a clear sense of [...]
Read Sheldon Shafer’s article in the Courier-Journal:
A consulting design team, Perkins+Will, has been selected to lay out a master plan for the gardens by Botanica Inc., a local non-profit group dedicated to promoting the understanding of plants and gardening as well [...]Continue Reading →
This year’s Polar Fleece Winter could be damaging to plants that are borderline hardy in the Louisville area, but the important thing to remember is that it’s way too soon to tell. The good news is that our plants are much more susceptible to damage in the Spring or Fall due to strong temperature fluctuation. [...]Continue Reading →
If you weren’t able to join us for Botanica’s Annual Meeting, and you wondered what you missed – you’re in luck! We’ve posted the video from that night’s speakers.
At the beginning of the video, President Brian Voelker celebrates the successes of 2013 and looks ahead at what’s next for Louisville’s Waterfront Botanical Gardens project.
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Please join us for this year’s annual member event featuring Peter Raven, President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden, environmentalist and botanist.
Wednesday, October 23rd from 5:30-8 pm
(Cocktails 5:30pm – 7:00pm; Speaker 7:00pm – 8:00pm)
Locust Grove Historic Home
561 Blankenbaker Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Event is FREE for Botanica members: $10 [...]Continue Reading →
We’d like to invite you to Botanica’s Annual Member Meeting and Speaker Program on October 23, 2013.
Our meeting will provide an update on the Waterfront Botanical Gardens project, and it will also feature environmentalist and botanist, Peter Raven, President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Peter’s topic will be Victorian Dreams, Current Impact: The [...]Continue Reading →
On Thursday, the Louisville Metro Council vote unanimously to declare the Botanica site ‘surplus property.’ The property is currently being leased by Botanica and is to be the site for the Waterfront Botanical Gardens. The Council’s action clears the way for the eventual purchase of the site by Botanica. We are excited to be one step [...]Continue Reading →