Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

                  Photo credit: Helen Norman

Specialty Plants & Garden Ornaments Sale
Saturday, May 7 | 10 am - 4 pm


Now in its 8th year, Garden Festival has become the most anticipated specialty plant, garden ornaments, and antiques sale in the region, featuring an exclusive collection of vendors from throughout the eastern seaboard.  Garden Festival guests can shop from more than 45 vendors offering hard-to-find perennials and annuals, unusual exotics and container specialties, decorative garden furniture, urns, statuary, and other architectural treasures.

Frances Schultz — journalist, tastemaker, world traveler, hostess, Southerner and outdoors lover — is the special guest lecturer for Garden Festival.  Schultz is an enthusiast on decoration and design, food and entertaining, travel and style.  She will offer a complimentary lecture at 11am. Book sales & signing will take place.

In addition to enjoying the unique shopping opportunities and inspiring lectures & workshops, guests are invited to tour Ladew’s spectacular gardens, visit the historic home of Harvey S. Ladew, and stroll through the Nature Walk.



Priority Preview Sale  |  8 - 10 am    


Tickets purchased by May 2:           
$75 for Members  •  $100 for Non-members   ($50 tax deductible) 
At the Gate:
$100 for Members  •  $125 for Non-members  ($70 tax deductible) 
  (Non-member ticket includes an individual Ladew membership) 
Price includes a membership for Non-members, first chance shopping, and continental breakfast. 


General Admission  |  10 am - 4 pm 

Tickets purchased by May 2:   $15 for Members and Non-members  
At the Gate:  $20 for Members and Non-members  

On-Line ticket purchasing coming soon            


FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL - Friday, May 6 | 5:30 - 8pm

An exclusive cocktail party and preview shopping event. Admission with Friends of the Festival sponsorship. Choose from Bronze, Silver & Gold sposorship levels.

Bronze $1,000:  Admission to Preview Cocktail Party, 2 tickets to Priority Preview Sale, Quarter Page ad  ($900 of your contribution is tax deductible)

Silver $2,500:  Admission to Preview Cocktail Party, 4 tickets to Priority Preview Sale, Half Page ad  ($2,300 of your contribution is tax deductible)

Gold $5,000: Admission to Preview Cocktail Party, 6 tickets to Priority Preview Sale, Full Page ad   ($4,700 of your contribution is tax deductible


 Thank You to our Presenting Sponsor



To inquire about becoming a Vendor at Ladew's Garden Festival Click on the link below

         Vendor information for 2016


Picture of Shop from Vendors

Click the links to visit our vendor's websites!

Atlock Farm -- Somerset, NJ
Broken Arrow Nursery -- Hamden, CT
Circa Antiques -- York, PA
Courtney Design -- Lincoln University, PA
Curiosities Antiques, Baltimore, MD
Darrell Dean Antiques and Decorative Arts--Kensington MD
D. Landreth Seed Company -- New Freedom, PA
Fieldstone Nursery -- Parkton, MD
Gristmill Nursery -- Jarrettsville, MD
Halcyon House Antiques -- Lutherville, MD
Hoffman Woodward -- East Berlin, PA
Hobensack & Keller -- New Hope, PA
Leesburg Gardens -- Catonsville, MD
Manor View - Monkton, MD
McLean Nursery -- Baltimore, MD
Opus Plants -- Little Compton, RI
Oriet's Fine Art -- Monkton, MD
Peace Tree Farm -- Kintnersville, PA
Pennoyer-Newman -- Brooklyn, NY
Pennsbury Gardens LLC -- Westchester, PA
Pete’s Pickins Antiques -- Upper Falls, MD
Pine Knot Farms -- Clarksville, VA
Putnam Hill Nursery -- Forest Hill, MD
Sprezzatura -- Stevenson, MD
Spring Thyme Nursery, Dillsburg, PA
Steven Kristoph Nursery -- Millstone Township, NJ
The Hosta Hideaway -- York Springs, PA
The Little Greenhouse -- Baltimore, MD
The Painted Garden -- Glenside, PA
The Perennial Farm -- Glen Arm, MD
Wachapreague Walking Sticks -- Wachapreague, VA