Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Summer

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
 
JANUARY 2015
 
Tue., Jan. 13   Nature Stories and Crafts; Animals in Pajamas  
Wed., Jan 21   Nature Stories and Crafts; Wake Up Groundhog  
 
FEBRUARY 2015
                                                                                        

 
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 
 
 
AUGUST 2015
     
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
Raptors
 

SEPTEMBER 2015
 
 
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  
 
NOVEMBER 2015
   
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