Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Explorers Nature Preschool Program

Explore nature with your toddler or preschooler! Nature Preschool programs are open to children ages 2-6 with an adult. Classes include nature walks, stories, songs, and other activities.  Nature ABC’s and 1,2,3’s and movement activities are part of the fun. Choose either 10:30-11:30 am or 12:30-1:30 pm session.

Fees:  Members $5 per child/adult pair; Non-members $15 per child/adult pair; Additional siblings $5 each.
Fee includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk (April to October) and the Butterfly House (June to October).

 Series Discount!
Sign up for the entire series and get 2 free sessions! 

Register for the Spring Series
(6 sessions) for only $20 per member child; $60 per non-member child; $20 each extra sibling.

Registration online is open: 

Pre-registration is appreciated. Contact LeeAnne Kahl at 410.557.9570, ext. 223 or lkahl@ladewgardens.com.


Spring 2017


Animal Peekaboo 
Tuesday, March 7  
Animals have sneaky ways of hiding. Come learn how various animals camouflage themselves to stay safe. Craft included.


Green is Great
Friday, March 24 
Spring is almost here! Hooray! Let’s learn about the green things in nature that we see from day to day. Craft included.

 
Off to the Races
Tuesday, April 4
Clip clop! It’s Manor Race time at Ladew. Join in the excitement as we read about horses and ponies. Craft included.


Rainy Day
Wednesday, April 19  
“Rain, rain, go away…” Wait! All life needs water! Let’s be happy for the rain and read about how wonderful it is. 


Animal Babies
Tuesday, May 2  
From birds to bunnies to tadpoles, spring is the perfect time to see babies everywhere. Let’s learn about these cuties who are entering the world.


ABCs in the Garden
Wednesday, May 17  
Come read about and explore the lush gardens as we use the alphabet to identify different things we see along the way.

 


 

Summer 2017


Fees: Members  $5 per child/adult pair; Non-members $15 per child/adult pair; Additional siblings $5 each.
Fee includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk (April to October) and the Butterfly House (June to October).

Series Discount!

Sign up for the entire series and get 2 free sessions!

Register for the Summer Series
(6 sessions) for only $20 per member child; $60 per non-member child; $20 each extra sibling.

Registration online is open: 

Pre-registration is appreciated. Contact LeeAnne Kahl at 410.557.9570, ext. 223 or lkahl@ladewgardens.com.

 

Beautiful, Boisterous Birds 
Tuesday, June 6 
Their chatter entertains us. Birdsong is filled with whistles, trills, and chirps. We’ll listen for them and hope to see these feathery noisemakers.


1,2,3 How Many Do You See?
Wednesday, June 14 
Do you know how many “swans are a-swimming” at Ladew? Come find out as we practice our counting skills.


Ladybugs and Beetles
Wednesday, July 5 
What do ladybugs and fireflies have in common? They are both beetles! Let’s look more closely at these cool bugs of the insect world.


Weird, Wacky, and Wonderful Plants
Tuesday, July 25 
There are a lot of weird and wonderful plants in nature. Let’s read about some and find the carnivorous pitcher plant at Ladew.


Down by the Sea
Tuesday, August 15
 
Let’s explore some of the abundant wildlife that live in the oceans.


Darting Dragonflies
Wednesday, August 30
Join us by the pond as we learn about jewel-winged dragonflies and their dainty cousins, the damselflies.