Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America


Ladew Gardens is officially CLOSED for general visits during November through March.  However, we do have several special events & programs scheduled during this time.  Please see the specific dates below. 

Ladew Gardens offers a variety of cultural, educational and
special events throughout the year. Members of Ladew receive advance
notification of events and receive either discounted or free admission.
Visit the membership page for additional information.

Nature Volunteer Course
Tue., Jan. 13   Nature Stories and Crafts; Animals in Pajamas  
Wed., Jan 21   Nature Stories and Crafts; Wake Up Groundhog  

Tue., Feb. 3    Nature Stories and Crafts; Penguins on Parade  
Wed., Feb. 18    Nature Stories and Crafts; Mmm, Maple Syrup   
Sat., Feb. 21 28   Maple Magic  - Sorry, sold out
Sun, Feb 22 March 1   Maple Magic  - Sorry, sold out  
March 2015

Tue., Mar. 3
  Nature Stories and Crafts; Dino-rific Fun  
Wed., Mar. 11   Nature Stories and Crafts; Clip Clop Horses  
Wed., Mar. 18   Lecture; Planting in a Post-Wild World
with Thomas Rainer

Fri., Mar. 20   Volunteer Open House  
Sat., Mar. 21   Volunteer Open House  
Wed., Mar. 25   Lecture; Regenerative Organic Agriculture
with Coach Mark Smallwood
Thurs., March 26   Brushes and Blooms  
 Sat., Mar. 28   Wild Walks & Talks
Dr. Meg Algren, Harford County Master Gardener
 Tues., March 31 Nature Volunteer Course  

APRIL 2015
Wed.,  April 1   Opening Day  
Wed.,  April 1   Lecture; The Bartlett Book of Garden Elements
with Rose Love Bartlett

Thurs., April 2   Nature Volunteer Course  
Tues., April 7   Nature Volunteer Course  
Wed.,  April 8   Lecture; More Than Just a Brown Room
with Jim Abbott
Thurs., April 9   Nature Volunteer Course   
Sat., April 11   My Lady's Manor Steeplechase Races  
Tues., April 14    Nature Volunteer Course  
Wed., April 15   Lecture; Plant Success
with Ian Cooke
Thurs., April 16   Nature Volunteer Course
Sun., April 26   Eco - Explorers
Skulls and Tracks

MAY 2015
Sat., May 2   Garden Festival  
Sun., May 10   Mother's Day at Ladew  
Thurs., May 21   Brushes and Blooms
Sat., May 23   Wild Walks & Talks
Dr. Dennis Kirkwood, Ed.D., Harford Bird Club
JUNE 2015
Thurs., June 4   Lecture; Special Evening Lecture
with Gregg Tepper
Sat., June 6    Butterfly House Training Course  
Wed., June 10   Butterfly House Training Course
Sat., June 13
  New Member Orientation 
Sun., June 14   Eco - Explorers
Scales, Scutes, and Skins 
Sun., June 14   Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert
Psycho Killers
Sun., June 21   Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert
The Crawdaddies
Sun., June 28   Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert
Trinidad & Tobago Steel Drum Orchestra

JULY 2015
Sun., July 5   Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert
The Mutual Fun Band
Sun., July 12   Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert 
Tall in the Saddle
Thurs., July 16   Brushes and Blooms  
Sun., July 19   Wild Walks & Talks
Ladew naturalists
Sun., July 19    Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert 
Fake Flowers Real Dirt
Sun., July 26    Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert
Strait Shooter 
Sun., Aug. 2   Groovin' in the Grass Summer Concert 
Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale
Thurs., Aug. 13   Monarch Butterfly  Workshop  
Fri., Aug. 14    Monarch Butterfly Workshop  
Sun., Aug. 30
  Eco- Explorers

Sat., Sept. 12 Children's Day  
Thurs., Sept. 17 Brushes and Blooms  
Sun., Sept 20 Wild Walks & Talks
Ladew naturalists
OCTOBER 2015    
Oct. 31 Close for the season at the end of the day  
Date to be determined Holiday workshop
DECEMBER 2015    
Dates to be determined Holiday workshops  
Thurs., Dec. 10 Christmas Preview night  
Fri.-Sun., Dec. 11-13 Christmas Open House