Ladew Topiary Gardens

Ladew Topiary Gardens Ladew’s 22 acres feature 15 formal "garden rooms" & more than 100 larger-than-life topiary forms, historic Manor House, Nature Walk and Butterfly House.
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Ladew Topiary Gardens is currently closed for the season. We will re-open April 1, 2019.

Ladew Topiary Gardens is currently closed for the season. We will re-open April 1, 2019.

Mission: Ladew Topiary Gardens is a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is “to maintain and promote the gardens, house and facilities in keeping with the creative spirit of Harvey S. Ladew for the public benefit and for educational, scientific and cultural pursuits.” Both House and Gardens are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Operating as usual

If you've not yet purchased your tickets for Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm)... th...
10/14/2020

If you've not yet purchased your tickets for Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm)... there's still time!

Here's a sampling of the featured artworks from Baltimore Clayworks and many talented local artists. See the art works in person. Meet the artists. A portion of each sale is being donated to Ladew.

And while you're here, enjoy a stroll through the Gardens.

For tickets or more information visit:
https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Art-Show-Sale

It's not too late to be a part of Ladew's VIRTUAL GARDEN GLOW!  This year we are producing an online showcase of jack o'...
10/14/2020

It's not too late to be a part of Ladew's VIRTUAL GARDEN GLOW! This year we are producing an online showcase of jack o' lanterns, plus lots of family fun, that will launch on October 24th. You're invited to carve a jack o' lanterns and be a part of the excitement.

Ladew is distributing free pumpkins — first come-first served — and inventory is starting to run low. Or you can carve your own pumpkin. (Thank you to Klein's Shoprite for their generous donation of 300 pumpkins!)

Register to carve a pumpkin by October 17th, and then email us photographs of you with your carved masterpiece. by October 18th. You'll be included in our online GARDEN GLOW showcase!

For more information and to fill out the Carving Application to participate, visit:
https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Here's a sampling of the exciting collection of art works in Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th ...
10/14/2020

Here's a sampling of the exciting collection of art works in Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm) featuring beautiful creations from Baltimore Clayworks and many talented local artists — 21 artists in all! See the art works in person. Meet the artists. (A portion of each sale is being donated to Ladew.)

As an extra treat... the Gardens will be open for an evening stroll.

Tickets are still available. For tickets or more information visit: https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Art-Show-Sale

COVID protocols will be in place.

10/13/2020
BMORE Lifestyle

In case you missed seeing us on Fox45 News' Lifestyle show... the GARDEN GLOW excitement is building at Ladew!

🎃🎃🎃PUMPKIN-CARVING: Ladew Topiary Gardens shows us how to carve a pumpkin, just in time for Fall & Halloween!

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of GARDEN GLOW 2020 which will be presented virtually with a socially distant twist...
10/13/2020

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of GARDEN GLOW 2020 which will be presented virtually with a socially distant twist. YOU ARE INVITED to carve a jack o’ lantern which will be featured in a festive virtual online showcase on October 24th.

If you'd like to participate as a Garden Glow jack o’ lantern carver please complete a Carving Application found on Ladew's web site. Registered pumpkin carvers may pick up a complimentary pumpkin from October 15 - 17 (between 10 am - 2 pm) at Ladew, or provide your own. All participating jack o’lantern carvers should email photos of their carved creation to be included in Ladew's online Garden Glow showcase.
Find all the details at: https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Thank you to our many many Garden Glow sponsors and partners, including: Visit Harford, Kinsley Construction, MyBGE Business Information Group, Inc.Baltimore's Child

There's still time to purchase tickets for Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm). See th...
10/13/2020

There's still time to purchase tickets for Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm). See the art works in person. Meet the artists. And take the art home with you.
Ladew's ART SHOW & SALE features a collection of creations from Baltimore Clayworks and many talented local artists. The artists in this show include Ladew's 2020 artists-in-residence — Baltimore Clayworks artists and Laura Amussen, as well as Ladew's artists-in-residence from years past, and Ladew friends. All of the artwork in this art show is for sale; a portion of each sale is being donated to Ladew.
For tickets or more information visit:
https://ladewgardens.com/.../Events-at-Ladew/Art-Show-Sale

It's another "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens.Adjusting ...
10/13/2020

It's another "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens.

Adjusting to our lives during this COVID pandemic has so many of us seeing things from a new perspective... and has made us appreciate and love Ladew and our outdoor spaces even more.

Enjoy these "Perspective Pix" from our garden staff. And we invite you to create and share with us your own Perspective Pix.

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of GARDEN GLOW 2020. This year, this Ladew tradition is being presented virtually w...
10/12/2020

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of GARDEN GLOW 2020. This year, this Ladew tradition is being presented virtually with a socially distant twist. YOU ARE INVITED to carve a jack o’ lantern which will be featured in a festive virtual online showcase on October 24th.

If you'd like to participate as a Garden Glow jack o’ lantern carver please complete a Carving Application found on Ladew's web site. Registered pumpkin carvers may pick up a complimentary pumpkin from October 15 - 17 (between 10 am - 2 pm) at Ladew, or provide your own. All participating jack o’lantern carvers should email photos of their carved creation to be included in Ladew's online Garden Glow showcase.

Find all the details at: https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Thank you to Klein's Shoprite for their generous donation of 300 pumpkins for Garden Glow!

There's still time to purchase tickets for Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm). See th...
10/12/2020
Art Show & Sale

There's still time to purchase tickets for Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE this Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm). See the art works in person. Meet the artists. And take the art home with you.

Ladew's ART SHOW & SALE features a collection of creations from Baltimore Clayworks and many talented local artists. The artists in this show include Ladew's 2020 artists-in-residence — Baltimore Clayworks artists and Laura Amussen, as well as Ladew's artists-in-residence from years past, and Ladew friends. All of the artwork in this art show is for sale; a portion of each sale is being donated to Ladew.

For tickets or more information visit:
https://ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Art-Show-Sale

Ladew Topiary Gardens

Mother Nature never ceases to amaze...
10/11/2020

Mother Nature never ceases to amaze...

Ladew Topiary Gardens's cover photo
10/11/2020

Ladew Topiary Gardens's cover photo

As you can imagine, Ladew's GARDEN GLOW will be different this year due to the coronavirus. Instead, this year we are pr...
10/11/2020

As you can imagine, Ladew's GARDEN GLOW will be different this year due to the coronavirus.

Instead, this year we are producing an online showcase that will launch on October 24th. We invite everyone who likes to carve pumpkins to help create this year's virtual GARDEN GLOW.

Ladew is distributing free pumpkins — first come- first served — and inventory is starting to run low. Or, you can carve your own pumpkin (especially if you live out of town).

The end story? Fun, creative jack o' lanterns AND YOU, the community, coming together to support one of America's top 5 gardens!

We are looking for photographs of you and your carved masterpiece. (Due October 18th by 10am)

We can't wait! It is all of you who will make GARDEN GLOW great! For more information and to fill out the Carving Application to participate, visit:
https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Cool temps and rich, warm autumn colors make visiting in October a delight.
10/10/2020

Cool temps and rich, warm autumn colors make visiting in October a delight.

It's another "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens.Adjusting ...
10/09/2020

It's another "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens.

Adjusting to our lives during this COVID pandemic has so many of us seeing things from a new perspective... and has made us appreciate and love Ladew and our outdoor spaces even more.

Enjoy these "Perspective Pix" from our garden staff. And we invite you to create and share with us your own Perspective Pix.

What's on your calendar for tomorrow... or Friday... or this weekend?  The Baltimore Sun agrees that a visit to Ladew Ga...
10/08/2020
9 things to do in Maryland to get into the fall spirit while staying safe from the coronavirus

What's on your calendar for tomorrow... or Friday... or this weekend? The Baltimore Sun agrees that a visit to Ladew Gardens is a great "thing to do in Maryland to get into the fall spirit while staying safe from the coronavirus."

We're open Thursdays - Mondays through October 31st. Purchase your tickets at the gate, or save time at check-in and purchase your tickets online at: https://app.mobilecause.com/e/8rUvKA?vid=b3uly

Wear a mask and experience the wonder of fall at these locations.

It may be October... but there's still so much color and beauty to behold.Ladew is OPEN Thursdays through Mondays (9am -...
10/08/2020

It may be October... but there's still so much color and beauty to behold.

Ladew is OPEN Thursdays through Mondays (9am - 3 pm) through October 31st.

There are still spots available for tomorrow's virtual lecture with Flower magazine's Editor-in-Chief, the very talented...
10/07/2020

There are still spots available for tomorrow's virtual lecture with Flower magazine's Editor-in-Chief, the very talented Margot Shaw, at 4pm! Join us as she shares with us beautiful images from her new book called LIVING FLORAL and her perspective on how to incorporate flowers into your every day! Visit our website to register!

Good Morning!Even frogs cuddle on these chilly mornings.  All the frogs we're seeing lately are hanging out in pairs.
10/07/2020

Good Morning!

Even frogs cuddle on these chilly mornings. All the frogs we're seeing lately are hanging out in pairs.

It's not too late to register to CARVE A JACK O'LANTERN and be a part of Ladew's virtual GARDEN GLOW online showcase on ...
10/06/2020

It's not too late to register to CARVE A JACK O'LANTERN and be a part of Ladew's virtual GARDEN GLOW online showcase on October 24th!

If you'd like to participate as a Garden Glow jack o’ lantern carver please complete a Carving Application found on Ladew's web site. Registered pumpkin carvers may pick up a complimentary pumpkin from October 8 - 12 and 15 - 17 (between 10 am - 2 pm) at Ladew, or can provide their own. All participating jack o’lantern carvers should email photos of their carved creation to be included in Ladew's online Garden Glow showcase.

Find all the details at: https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Thank you to Kleins Shoprite for their generous donation of 300 pumpkins for Garden Glow!

It's another "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens.Adjusting ...
10/06/2020

It's another "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens.

Adjusting to our lives during this COVID pandemic has so many of us seeing things from a new perspective... and has made us appreciate and love Ladew and our outdoor spaces even more.

Enjoy these "Perspective Pix" from our garden staff. And we invite you to create and share with us your own Perspective Pix.

Next up in our Virtual FALL LECTURE SERIES...Thursday, October 8 (4 pm)"Living Floral" with Margot Shaw, Floral Designer...
10/05/2020

Next up in our Virtual FALL LECTURE SERIES...

Thursday, October 8 (4 pm)
"Living Floral" with Margot Shaw, Floral Designer

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Flower Magazine, Margot Shaw presents a seasonal glimpse into the worlds of interior, floral, garden, and event designers, as well as architects, highlighting their flowering styles in entertaining and decorating.

To register or for more information, visit:
https://www.ladewgardens.com/…/Event…/Virtual-Lecture-Series

Thank you to Pinehurst Landscape Company for their generous sponsorship of this lecture.

Ladew Gardens is delighted to present Garden Glow 2020. This year, this Ladew tradition is being presented virtually wit...
10/05/2020

Ladew Gardens is delighted to present Garden Glow 2020. This year, this Ladew tradition is being presented virtually with a socially distant twist. YOU ARE INVITED to carve a jack o’ lantern which will be featured in a festive virtual online showcase on October 24th.

If you'd like to participate as a Garden Glow jack o’ lantern carver please complete a Carving Application found on Ladew's web site. Registered pumpkin carvers may pick up a complimentary pumpkin from October 8 - 12 and 15 - 17 (between 10 am - 2 pm) at Ladew, or can provide their own. All participating jack o’lantern carvers should email photos of their carved creation to be included in Ladew's online Garden Glow showcase.

Find all the details at:
https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Thank you to Kleins Shoprite for their generous donation of 300 pumpkins for Garden Glow!

Here's a sneak peak at some of the beautiful works that will be available for sale at Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE on ...
10/04/2020

Here's a sneak peak at some of the beautiful works that will be available for sale at Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE on Saturday, October 17th (4 - 7 pm)

Ladew's "Art Show & Sale" features a collection of creations from Baltimore Clayworks and many talented local artists. During these unsettling times, Ladew is pleased to bring art and beauty to our friends while also supporting our local arts community. The artists in Ladew’s Art Show & Sale include the 2020 artists-in-residence — Baltimore Clayworks artists and Laura Amussen, as well as Ladew's artists-in-residence from years past, and Ladew friends. All of the artwork in this art show is for sale; a portion of each sale is being donated to Ladew.

For tickets or more information visit:
https://www.ladewgardens.com/…/Events-at-Ladew/Art-Show-Sale

It's "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens. ...We are often s...
10/04/2020

It's "PERSPECTIVE PIX" day at Ladew... when we share fun and unexpected perspectives from our gardens.

...We are often seeing things from a new "perspective" as we adjust to our lives during this COVID pandemic.

Enjoy these "Perspective Pix" from our garden staff. And we hope you will create and share with us Perspective Pix that you capture.

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of Ladew's virtual GARDEN GLOW online showcase on October 24th!If you'd like to par...
10/03/2020

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of Ladew's virtual GARDEN GLOW online showcase on October 24th!

If you'd like to participate as a Garden Glow jack o’ lantern carver please complete a Carving Application found on Ladew's web site. Registered pumpkin carvers may pick up a complimentary pumpkin from October 8 - 12 and 15 - 17 (between 10 am - 2 pm) at Ladew, or can provide their own. All participating jack o’lantern carvers should email photos of their carved creation to be included in Ladew's online Garden Glow showcase.

Find all the details at: https://www.ladewgardens.com/Ev…/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Thank you to Kleins Shoprite for their generous donation of 300 pumpkins for Garden Glow!

Ah... the colors and textures of Fall...
10/03/2020

Ah... the colors and textures of Fall...

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of Ladew's virtual GARDEN GLOW online showcase on October 24th!It's easy and fun to...
10/02/2020

Carve a jack o'lantern and be a part of Ladew's virtual GARDEN GLOW online showcase on October 24th!

It's easy and fun to participate as a Garden Glow jack o’ lantern carver. Simply complete a Carving Application found on Ladew's web site. Registered pumpkin carvers may pick up a complimentary pumpkin from October 8 - 12 and 15 - 17 (between 10 am - 2 pm) at Ladew, or can provide their own. All participating jack o’lantern carvers should email photos of their carved creation to be included in Ladew's online Garden Glow showcase.

Find all the details at: https://www.ladewgardens.com/Ev…/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Take some time for reflection in our Water Lily Garden.The Gardens and Nature Walk are open Thursdays through Mondays (9...
10/02/2020

Take some time for reflection in our Water Lily Garden.

The Gardens and Nature Walk are open Thursdays through Mondays (9 am - 3 pm) through October 31st. www.LadewGardens.com

Ladew Gardens is delighted to present Garden Glow 2020.  This year, this Ladew tradition is being presented virtually wi...
10/01/2020

Ladew Gardens is delighted to present Garden Glow 2020. This year, this Ladew tradition is being presented virtually with a socially distant twist. YOU ARE INVITED to carve a jack o’ lantern which will be featured in a festive virtual online showcase on October 24th.

If you'd like to participate as a Garden Glow jack o’ lantern carver please complete a Carving Application found on Ladew's web site. Registered pumpkin carvers may pick up a complimentary pumpkin from October 8 - 12 and 15 - 17 (between 10 am - 2 pm) at Ladew, or can provide their own. All participating jack o’lantern carvers should email photos of their carved creation to be included in Ladew's online Garden Glow showcase.

Find all the details at: https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

Thank you to Kleins Shoprite for their generous donation of 300 pumpkins for Garden Glow!

This is one of our favorite photos of Laura Amussen's exhibit that is currently on display in our gardens. "Oval Library...
10/01/2020

This is one of our favorite photos of Laura Amussen's exhibit that is currently on display in our gardens.

"Oval Library Topiary Folly" delightfully brings the inside out, a merger of both landscape and architecture. A large oval gazebo provides the framework for this beautiful structure, as again artificial ivy and flowers overtake the building.

Laura's striking installations will be on view at Ladew through October 31st.

You are invited...Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALESaturday, October 17th4 - 7 pmLadew's "Art Show & Sale" features a colle...
09/30/2020

You are invited...
Ladew's annual ART SHOW & SALE
Saturday, October 17th
4 - 7 pm

Ladew's "Art Show & Sale" features a collection of beautiful creations from Baltimore Clayworks and many talented local artists. During these unsettling times, Ladew is pleased to bring art and beauty to our friends while also supporting our local arts community. The artists in Ladew’s Art Show & Sale include the 2020 artists-in-residence — Baltimore Clayworks artists and Laura Amussen, as well as Ladew's artists-in-residence from years past, and Ladew friends. The artwork showcased encompasses a wide variety of styles and mediums. All of the artwork in this art show is for sale; a portion of each sale is being donated to Ladew.

For tickets or more information visit:
https://www.ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Art-Show-Sale

Ladew Topiary Gardens's cover photo
09/29/2020

Ladew Topiary Gardens's cover photo

09/29/2020

A windy pollinator...

Oh, the amazing wonders that we discover in our Gardens...
09/29/2020

Oh, the amazing wonders that we discover in our Gardens...

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3535 Jarrettsville Pike
Monkton, MD
21111

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Monday 09:00 - 15:00
Thursday 09:00 - 15:00
Friday 09:00 - 15:00
Saturday 09:00 - 15:00
Sunday 09:00 - 15:00

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Comments

Beautiful day in the gardens!
Love this place in the fall.
hi there!! I know it is cloudy today but are you still open? We need some beauty today
Do you think you will be able to have some version of the Garden Glow this year?
thought for the day
This is the Groundskeeper House Last spring
So good to be back!!
Ladew Peony 6/5/20
Here is a picture taken last Spring of your beautiful wisteria. I sure miss going there this Spring.
You have an amazing garden... Leslie Stafford Maroun remember how beautiful it was.
Emily, Your letter was beautiful, and so inspiring.
Does anyone have 2-3 extra tickets for tomorrow?