Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Story Time in the Gardens 
 

Join us during Ladew’s regular season (April through October). These Story Time gatherings take place outdoors under shade trees in several of Ladew’s beautiful gardens, weather permitting. 

Times and ages: 10:30 - 11:15 am - ( Ages 2 to 4 recommended )
                                              12:30 - 1:15 pm -  ( Ages 3 to 6 recommended )


Spring Story Time in the Gardens

Tuesday, April 12

Sprouts About  Spring is here!  We’ll use our senses to find buds, sprouts, and shoots — signs that nature is busy. 

Wednesday, April 20

Celebrate Earth Day  It’s time for Earth Day! Celebrate this great big world from the tiniest creatures to the tallest trees and learn how we can take care of them.

Tuesday, May 3

Animal Mommies  What would we do without Mommies? They make life so special. Join us as we read about the amazing things all animal Mommies do every day.

Wednesday, May 18

Wiggly Worms  They’re ooey gooey and oh, so much fun! Let’s learn about wiggly worms that help our garden grow.

Tuesday, June 7

Busy Buzzing Bees  We love their honey, but their work as pollinators is just as important. We will learn more about these busy insects.

Wednesday, June 15

Animal Daddies  Father’s Day is around the corner. Let’s celebrate Daddies of all kinds — from people Daddies to animal Daddies.


Fees   Ladew Members  $5 per child/adult pair  Additional siblings only $5 each 
  Non-members  $15 per child/adult pair  Additional siblings only $5 each 
       
SERIES DISCOUNTS! Spring Series  (Get 2 free sessions with the series discount.)  
Register for whole series (6 sessions each)  Ladew Members  $20 per member child;  $20 per extra sibling 
      Non-members  $60 per non-member child  $20 per extra sibling
Space is limited. Advance payment and registration is required.  
To register:  Contact LeeAnne Kahl at 410.557.9570, ext. 216 or lkahl@ladewgardens.com 

 

 


 

Summer Story Time in the Gardens


Wednesday, July 6

Totally Turtles  Can you imagine getting around all day with a shell on your back? Come join us as we read about these amazing long-lived animals. 

Tuesday, July 26

Flowers in the Garden  They come in all shapes and sizes. Flowers make us smile and scent the air. Let’s learn more about what attracts people and animals to these garden stand-outs.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Art in the Garden  What is a topiary? Come explore Ladew’s world-famous sculptures made from plants and man-made materials.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Let’s Go to the Fair  The state fair is in town! Who will win the pig races and pie-eating contests and who has grown the biggest pumpkin? Let’s celebrate our agricultural heritage.


Fees  Ladew Members  $5 per child/adult pair   Additional siblings only $5 each 
  Non-members   $15 per child/adult pair  Additional siblings only $5 each
       
SERIES DISCOUNTS! Summer Series  (Get 1 free session with the series discount.)  
Register for whole Summer Series (4 sessions)  Ladew Members   $15 per Member child  $15 per extra sibling. 
   Non-members  $45 per non-member child  $15 per extra sibling. 
 
Space is limited. Advance payment and registration is required.  
To register:  Contact LeeAnne Kahl at 410.557.9570, ext. 216 or lkahl@ladewgardens.com  


 

 





 

$20 per extra sibling