Monday, June 26, 2017


Mrs. Mary Ferguson, the last known person to have helped construct the Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) during the recovery period of the nation’s Great Depression, passed on Sunday, April 16 at age 97. Just two weeks ago, the NBG hosted its 9th Heritage Day on April 8 to commemorate the garden’s beginning and had prepared […]

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide The Norfolk’s Botanical Garden (NBG) has been the destination of thousands of tourists and gardeners during the course of its existence. This weekend, the city and NBG will host the 8th annual celebration to honor the 200 Black women and 20 Black men whose labor 75 […]