Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Events by Interest  

Art in Our Gardens 2020

Virtual Art Show & Sale

Christmas Open House

Family Nature Explorers  

Garden Glow

Garden Festival

Holiday Workshops

In the Garden Series

Inside Private Gardens Trips

Laura Amussen

Lecture Series 

Little Explorers Nature Program

Maple Magic

Member Strolls

Monarch Butterfly Workshop 

Mother's Day

New Member Orientation

Summer Concert Series

Summer Nature Camps

The Butterfly House


Wild & Scenic 
Film Festival

Wild Walks, Talks,
Yoga, and more! 


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.























































































Welcome to Ladew Gardens' Butterfly House — the first of its kind in the region!

JULY 9 – OCTOBER 5 | 9 AM – 3 PM


Trained Butterfly House docents and educational signage will guide visitors through the natural gardens and life cycles of over 20 species of local butterflies and cater-pillars. Admission to the Butterfly House is included in regular Garden admission. Groups of 10 or more people are requested to schedule in advance. Contact Sue Myers at 410.557.9570, x213 or

Admission-Please check in at the Visitors Center prior to visiting the Butterfly House.
Ladew members: Free
Non-members: Free with paid garden admission

Did you know





The Butterfly House at Ladew Gardens is made possible, in part, through the generosity of the Middendorf Foundation, Inc. We also thank the Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. for their generous support in assisting Ladew in the production of educational signage to enrich the learning experience in our Butterfly House.