Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Wild Walks, Yoga, Photography, Art and more!

Take a walk on the wild side at Ladew. Join us for indoor discussions
and / or outdoor explorations through the gardens, meadows or woodlands
with local experts and / or Ladew educators.


Ages  Adults and students ages 16 and up
Fees $15 Members | $30 Non-members
Registration      Advanced registration and payment are required. Fee includes admission to Ladew for the day.

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At Ladew Gardens we take great pride in offering a wonderful variety of special events
and educational programs throughout the year, and we make every effort to keep the ticket price
for these events and programs as low as possible. Tickets for all of Ladew’s programming are now
administered through ShowClix… unfortunately the service fees they charge are not within
our control. Thank you for your understanding.

Cancellation Policy: All sales are final. If the event is rescheduled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances and you are not able to attend a rescheduled date, we will refund the ticket price, minus the processing fee. (If able to switch to another program with the same fee, we can usually accommodate this request.)

Saturday April 13 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm sold-out
The Healing Power of Nature led by Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan
Dr. Schreiber-Pan has extensively studied the connection between our well-being and nature and will discuss how nature impacts human resilience and overall mental health, and the role of spirituality in this relationship. Indoor discussion followed by a walk on our Nature Walk.

Sunday, June 2 | 1 pm – 3pm
Outdoor Photography led by Dave Gigliotti and Shawn Nesaw
Learn to improve your photography in our beautiful gardens. We'll begin inside with instructions on proper exposure, composition and other tips and tricks and then use put those skills to use outside.

Sunday, June 9 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm   Almost sold out! Contact Sue Myers to sign up.
Yoga in the Garden led by Deborah Quirk from the Baltimore Yoga Village
Students will enjoy yoga surrounded by the peace and beauty of the Iris Garden. Beginner to advanced. In case of rain the class will move to the Barn Gallery. BYO yoga mat.

Thursday September 12 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drawing in Nature led by Ladew naturalist and artist Sue Myers
Surrounded by the beauty of the gardens and wild lands at Ladew, learn tips and practice observing and drawing the beauty of nature. In this class we will focus on contour drawing and shading. Bring your own sketchbook and drawing materials.

Monday, November 4 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Gardening for (Wild) Life led by Ladew naturalist, Sue Myers
It’s not too early to begin planning for next year’s garden. In this talk, participants will learn and be inspired to garden for a healthy planet. Learn tips on planting for butterflies and other pollinators, birds and more, as well as ways to reduce your workload while gaining a healthier habitat.