Programs for 2023
Learn advanced gardening skills directly from the professional gardeners who keep Ladew looking beautiful in these “behind the scenes” gardening demonstrations.
TIME | 9 am (Meet at the Admissions Gatehouse)
Classes are scheduled for 1 hour, but depending on the material, they could last up to 2 hours.
FEE | $10 Members | $20 Non-members
(includes admission to the Gardens)
SERIES DISCOUNT | Sign-up for the series (6 Classes) and receive one free! $50 Members | $100 Non-members
Learn the basics of early spring pruning techniques. We will cover plants such as hydrangeas, roses, and other summer flowering species.
Seasonal Transitions in Container Gardening
Learn how the pros change container plantings with the seasons to keep them looking lush and healthy. Tips and tricks for plant selection, timing, and composition.
Don’t Bug Me!
Walk the grounds and learn how to spot and identify common garden pests.
Picture Perfect Plants
Have a stroll with a staff member and take pictures of Ladew during the height of the season. Lighting, angles, balance all brought together to create the perfect photo.
The Art of Topiary
Learn how to keep your topiary in tip top shape from start to finish.
Pondering the Ponds
Explore Ladew’s pond features and look into different varieties of water lilies and aquatic plants. Learn how to care for all life in the water.