Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Story Time in the Gardens 

Join us during Ladew’s regular season (April through October). These Story Time gatherings take place outdoors under shade trees in several of Ladew’s beautiful gardens, weather permitting. 

Times and ages: 10:30 - 11:15 am - ( Ages 2 to 4 recommended )
                                              12:30 - 1:15 pm -  ( Ages 3 to 6 recommended )



Summer Story Time in the Gardens

Wednesday, July 6

Totally Turtles  Can you imagine getting around all day with a shell on your back? Come join us as we read about these amazing long-lived animals. 

Tuesday, July 26

Flowers in the Garden  They come in all shapes and sizes. Flowers make us smile and scent the air. Let’s learn more about what attracts people and animals to these garden stand-outs.

Wednesday, Aug. 17

Art in the Garden  What is a topiary? Come explore Ladew’s world-famous sculptures made from plants and man-made materials.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

Let’s Go to the Fair  The state fair is in town! Who will win the pig races and pie-eating contests and who has grown the biggest pumpkin? Let’s celebrate our agricultural heritage.

Fees  Ladew Members  $5 per child/adult pair   Additional siblings only $5 each 
  Non-members   $15 per child/adult pair  Additional siblings only $5 each
SERIES DISCOUNTS! Summer Series  (Get 1 free session with the series discount.)  
Register for whole Summer Series (4 sessions)  Ladew Members   $15 per Member child  $15 per extra sibling. 
   Non-members  $45 per non-member child  $15 per extra sibling. 
Space is limited. Advance payment and registration is required.  
To register:  Contact LeeAnne Kahl at 410.557.9570, ext. 216 or  




$20 per extra sibling