Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Events by Interest  

Art in Our Gardens 2018

Brushes and Blooms

Children's Day

Christmas Open House

Family Nature Explorers

Garden Festival

Holiday Workshops

In the Garden Series

Inside Private Gardens Trips

Lecture Series 

Little Explorers Nature Program

Maple Magic

Member Strolls

Monarch Butterfly Workshop 

Mother's Day

My Lady’s Manor Steeplechase Races

New Member Orientation

Plein Air Workshop

Summer Concert Series

Summer Nature Camps

Wild Walks 


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Little Explorers Nature Preschool Program
Spring 2018

Explore nature with your toddler or preschooler! Nature Preschool programs are open to children ages 2-6 with an adult. Classes include nature walks, stories, songs, and other activities.  Nature ABC’s and 1,2,3’s and movement activities are part of the fun. Choose either 10:30-11:30 am or 12:30-1:30 pm session.

Fees: (Family level and up)  Members $5 per child/adult pair; Non-members $15 per child/adult pair; Additional siblings $5 each.
Fee includes admission to the Gardens and Nature Walk (April to October) and the Butterfly House (June to October).

Individual programs: register here >>             


Series Discount! Sign up for the entire spring series and get 2 free sessions! 

Register for the Spring Series (6 sessions) for only $20 per member child; $60 per non-member child; $20 each extra sibling.

Register for the discounted Spring Series here  >>   


Spring 2018

March 14 Morning Session is full
Oh, the Pet You Can Get! 
This program is all about our animal friends and how to care for them. Craft included.

March 29 Morning Session is full
Rabbits, Hares, Bunnies, Oh My!  
With spring’s arrival, we’ll be seeing a lot more of these floppy-eared critters out and about.  Join us as we read about rabbits and their fun adventures. Craft included.

April 10 Morning Session is full
Little Foxes: 
Ladew knows foxes.  Let’s learn about these beautiful mammals of our fields and forests. Craft included.

April 25
Compost Stew:

You are invited to a “decomposer” lunch for Earth Day. We will explore those little critters that are busy making nutritious soil.

May 16  
Tully the Box Turtle:

Let’s learn about box turtles! Tully is our new mascot for the Nature Walk.

May 22 Morning Session is full
Spring Beauties:  
Join us in the gardens as we read about and surround ourselves with the beauty and fragrance of spring’s blooming beauties.