The Wildflower Economy

Have you ever thought about why non-profits exist? In our economic landscape, there are niches that are not filled by the usual players: government agencies or for-profit businesses. Usually, the founders of non-profits see an unmet need; for a variety of reasons, those needs are not met, or cannot be met through a market system or through government intervention. In …

Red Hill Band Rescheduled for September 20th

Do to the high chance of inclement weather this evening (8/23), Music in the Garden with Red Hill Band has been rescheduled for Friday, September 20th. We apologize for any inconvenience. We look forward to seeing everyone at our next Music in the Garden on September 13th, featuring Those Guys.

2018-19 Annual Report

Our 2018-19 Annual Report should be arriving in our member and donors mailboxes. If you have not received it and would like a copy, please stop by Munger Lodge, contact us or click the image below to view. Highlights include an overview from Executive Director, Catrien van Assendelft, Garden Highlights by Ben Eland, Garden & Facilities Manager, Program Updates from …

Boxerwood Newsleaf – April 2019

Spring has Sprung!By Ben Eland, Garden & Facilities Manager This is one of the most beautiful times of year at Boxerwood. We are blessed to be the inheritors of many early-blooming trees – magnolias, crab apples, cherry, dogwood, redbud – that were planted in previous decades. The Japanese maples are leafing out, and for me there may be nothing that …

Boxerwood Newsleaf – March 2019

Spring Blooms at BoxerwoodBy Ben Eland, Garden & Facilities Manger Right now you will find splashes of yellow blooms throughout Boxerwood: the flowers of Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas), a member of the dogwood family native to Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Primarily grown as an ornamental in the U.S., its cherry-like fruits are edible, although extremely tart. In its native …

Nurtured by Nature: Walk and Talk Series for Spring 2019

Join us for our 3rd season of Walk and Talk workshops! This year’s spring series brings us thoughtful, intentional, creative ways to connect with Nature and be refreshed, inspired, and sustained. Our workshop leaders include some of our very own Boxerwood community members as well as new and returning guest experts. What is the Walk and Talk Series? It is …

Boxerwood Newsleaf February 2019

News & Updates:  Boxerwood’s in-school programs are in full swing Boxerwood Warriors Stewardship Stroll Update Events & Programs:  Birding at Boxerwood Acornucopia: Four Course Nut Taste & Tell Disaster/Travel/Wilderness First Aid Boxerwood Summer Camp Spotlight: (A new section devoted to member benefits and interests)Reciprocity with the American Horticultural Society – Boxerwood membership entitles you to benefits such as free admission and …

Bird Club Walk

Rockbridge Bird Club Walk this Saturday, Sept. 2 at Boxerwood from 8-10 a.m. Meet Kieran Kilday in the parking lot and don’t forget your binoculars.

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN 2017

Get your weekend started, unwind, relax with friends, let the kids go “free range” and enjoy some of the best local and regional music to be had this summer.  Boxerwood’s third Music in the Garden series kicks off on May 12, 2017, with concerts on the second and fourth Fridays of the summer. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, something …