NORFOLK, Va. — Getting out of the house without putting yourself at risk is a challenge nowadays, but your odds of social distancing are pretty good if you have 175 acres of green space to roam.
The Norfolk Botanical Garden is staying open for as long as people can stay safe.
“I’m really proud and really glad that we’re able to be open at a time when people really, really need it,” says Marketing Communications Director Kelly Welsh.
Garden staff made adjustments, including closing all buildings and requesting online ticket purchases only.
The Norfolk Botanical Garden is now open from Wednesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Welsh says visitors come throughout the day, but they never have a problem with crowds.
“People are really taking [social distancing] seriously and they’re abiding by those rules, and we need their help to do that.”
Between the 16 miles of