Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Picture of kids at Family Nature Explorers at Ladew Gardens

Family Nature Explorers

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Join us as we explore a different area of the Gardens or Nature Walk each month. Whether we're searching for wildlife, getting crafty with art projects, or conducting experiments, we'll have a ton of fun as we discover the wonders of nature. For all ages with an adult. 10:30 AM - 12:00 noon.

Advance registration and payment is required. Registration begins two months prior to each program. Members are Free; Non-members are Free with paid garden admission. Contact Sheryl Pedrick (410) 557-9570 or
Check in at the Visitors Center. If it rains, we'll bring the outdoors inside!

Saturday, April 19
Celebrate Earth Day

Saturday, May 17   Sorry, sold out
Feathered Friends

Saturday, June 14   Sorry, sold out
Pond Search

Saturday, July 19 (10:30 - 12:00)   Sorry, sold out
Butterfly Bonanza

Saturday, July 19  (12:30 - 3:00 ) The general public is invited to Butterfly House Opening Day!
Join us for a self-guided tour of the new Butterfly House and children's activities including games and a craft.  Drop-ins welcome!  (no advance registration required.) 


Saturday, August 9   Sorry, sold out
Turtle Time

Saturday, September 6
Children's Day:  Caterpillars & Butterflies!

Saturday, October 11   Sorry, sold out
Batty for Bats