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Herbs Galore and More at Maymont on Saturday!

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8am-4pm
Carriage House Lawn
$5 for Marketplace / free for Maymont members and children 16 & under


Herbs Galor and More hosts a marketplace (with herbs, plants, second-hand gardening tools), food court, several great workshops:


Presented by Green Heron Tools

A healthy body helps you live the life that you want, and garden as long as you like. This interactive program will focus on choosing and using tools – and your own body – in ways that minimize injuries and pain and make the most of your time in the garden.


Presented by Phil Walling
If you can cook a burger, then you can make great homebrew! This introduction will cover homebrewing an extract and will provide a grain beer recipe. Ingredients, equipment, procedures, safety, and tips for better homebrewing will also be covered.


12:30 -1:15pm
Presented by Karen Solana
The original soft drink, shrubs are vinegar-based drinks with an ancient past that are popular again today. With healthful benefits, shrubs make sweet and savory cocktails as well as refreshing sodas. Learn about this fascinating drink and how to make your own shrubs. It’s easy and addictive with countless variations.


Presented by Cindy Nivala
Learn about the 2015 Herb of the Year, Winter and Summer Savory, the differences and similarities of their culture in the garden, their many uses and rich history, and how you can use Savories at home.

Maymont files applications for two new buildings, a welcome plaza, and various site improvements

The attached letters (see below) were sent to the Randolph Neighborhood Association by Councilman Agelasto and Mr. Jeff Eastman (Senior Planner, Planning and Preservation Division).

These items are scheduled to be considered by the Urban Design Committee at their meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00am in the 5th floor conference room of City Hall, 900 E. Broad Street. The UDC recommendation will be forwarded to the City Planning Commission for inclusion on the agenda of their May 18, 2015 meeting.

See Style Weekly’s overview of the plans here: http://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/polishing-maymont-new-improvements-on-the-way/Content?oid=2182575


UDC #15-12 public notice

UDC #15-13 public notice

Maymont Foundation to host public meeting (2/17) about upcoming construction plans

From Councilman Agelasto / City Council Liaison, Ida Jones:
The Maymont Foundation is halfway through its $35 Million capital campaign that will support the future of this beloved American estate through endowment funding as well as improvements to the visitor experience.
Residents in the immediate neighborhoods surrounding Maymont are invited to attend a meeting with Maymont Director, Norman Burns, and staff to review the Master Plan for the park. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 17, at 6:30 pm in the Robins Nature and Visitor Center located off Shields Lake Drive.