Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Welcome to Ladew Gardens

Ladew Gardens offers year round educational programming and

special events

Please join us in support of Ladew by making your annual gift today.  Charitable contributions like yours enable us to care for Ladew and ensure that we remain a resource for education, inspiration and enjoyment.






Ladew Gardens is proud to have been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Tourism/Hospitality Award by the Harford County Chamber of Commerce! Enjoy this delightful video (by Eric Johnson of Signature Digital Creative Services) created to showcase Ladew Gardens during the awards ceremony.


Fall Lectures 45th Anniversary Holiday Open House

You need only meander through the 22 acres of Gardens, tour the historic Manor House, visit the seasonal Butterfly House, or hike along the Nature Walk to appreciate the unique beauty and charm of Ladew Gardens. 

Join us as we celebrate 45 years as our gardens have evolved and matured, and we continue to add wonderful new features to Ladew Gardens. We celebrate our 45th anniversary as a public garden with special events, exhibits, and excitement...  

And come visit and see why Architectural Digest named Ladew Gardens one of the "10 incredible topiary gardens around the world."  


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. 


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