Name of Garden:
Ladew Topiary Garden
History and Description:
Ladew Topiary Gardens is known around the world for its topiary and flower gardens. A self-taught gardener, Harvey S. Ladew (1887-1976) created 15 thematic "garden rooms" on 22 acres of his 250-acre Maryland property. Visitors frequently comment how Mr. Ladew's vibrant personality and vision is reflected in the unique design of his garden. The Garden Club of America described Ladew's garden as "the most outstanding topiary garden in America."
3535 Jarrettsville Pike
Monkton, Maryland 21111Open year round, Monday through Friday-8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Information Line: (410) 557-9466
Office Phone: (410) 557-9570
Fax: (410) 557-7763
Admission and Hours:
House, Gardens & Nature Walk
Gardens & Nature Walk
Open April thru October
Monday thru Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:30am - 5:00pm
Last house tour 3pm weekdays; 4pm weekends