Historic Garden Week

Come see flowers in bloom across Maymont's 100 acres! Celebrate Historic Garden Week (April 20-27, 2024) at Maymont.

Las actividades al aire libre pueden cancelarse debido a las inclemencias del tiempo.

Button Stone Barn

NEW! Architecture Audio Tours

April 19–27, 10am–5pm (last tour slot 3:30–4pm)

Explore the architectural design elements of a turn-of-the-century estate built on 100-acres of rolling hills overlooking the James River. The tour offers insight into the American Gilded Age, an era of rapid economic growth and technological advances, from 19th century gas lighting and horse power to 20th century electricity and automobiles.

Via Florum Garden at Maymont c Shutterbatte Photography

Historic Garden Audio Tours

April 19–27, 10am–5pm (last tour slot 3:30–4pm)

Explore the Italian Garden as well as some of the surrounding areas as envisioned by Sallie Dooley.

Flower C Bill Draper

Historic Garden Week Luncheon

Wednesday, April 24, 11am–2pm

Box lunches will be provided, including a bottle of water. Before or after lunch, discover a variety of water-loving plants in Maymont’s large rain garden, where colorful spring blooms attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators in a series of flower beds from Maymont's Rain Garden and Marie's Butterfly Trail.

Marie's Butterfly Trail at Maymont

Guided Garden Tours

Wednesday, April 24, at 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm

Discover a variety of water-loving plants in Maymont’s large rain garden, where colorful spring blooms attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators in a series of flower beds at the Farm. These free guided tours are offered on Wednesday, April 24, at 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm and 2pm. Parking available at 1001 Spottswood Drive, Richmond, VA 23220. Free, no registration required.

Button Pollinator Garden

Plants & Pints Walk & Talk, hosted by Parallel Nursery

Thursday, April 25, 5–6:30pm

Explore Maymont’s Pollinator Garden and Rain Garden with Sean Proietti, Senior Manager of Horticulture & Grounds at Maymont. Learn about container gardening with native plants by Kaity from Vivero Paralelo. Questions welcome! Enter the raffle for a chance to win a gift certificate to the Maymont Garden Hub at Hierbas en abundancia and a Parallel Nursery Gift Card or Plant. Brews (for guests 21+ with ID) and food will be available for purchase. Parking available at 1001 Spottswood Drive, Richmond, VA 23220. Free, no registration required.

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Hierbas en abundancia

Saturday, April 27, 8am–3pm

Find everything you need to spice up your garden at Richmond’s favorite plant sale, Herbs Galore! Bring a wagon to carry home the bounty of herbs, annuals, perennials, vegetables, and even trees, plus garden accessories and garden-inspired goodies from dozens of nurseries and specialty vendors.