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Ladew Topiary Gardens

3535 Jarrettsvl Pike, Monkton, MD 21111-1999
+1 410-557-9570
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Expensive and ambience ruined by proximity to a busy road

We have heard for years that Ladew gives Longwood Gardens a run for its money. We did not get this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan

I had heard of this very place for about a year. I had some time so I went up to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Poor2%
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3535 Jarrettsvl Pike, Monkton, MD 21111-1999
+1 410-557-9570
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have heard for years that Ladew gives Longwood Gardens a run for its money. We did not get this at all. Although we went in the summer when few things were blooming, we were underwhelmed. And the road noise really made this less than...More

Thank A2freqtrav
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had heard of this very place for about a year. I had some time so I went up to see it. Most of the time, I see a place and am gone in under two hours. Be advised that there is sooooooooooooooooooooooooo much to...More

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gem of garden may not be as well known as the other more commercial gardens like the Longwood and Winterthur, it is no less deserving to visit and it has the unique topiary plants that the other gardens don't have. If it is your...More

Thank MojaveMaxNewYork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, son and I went here for Mother's Day, go the family membership and then brought my mother back the following week. In that time, the roses bloomed :) Ample parking a short jaunt to the office where you buy tickets or purchase a...More

Thank mdgipsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ladew gardens is very close to home for us but is so amazing i don't know why we don't have a membership here. My husband, grown daughter and I visited one cloudy cool May day and spent a couple of blissful hours roaming among the...More

Thank Acadianwoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Ladew gardens several times. It is always so beautiful and well taken care of. We especially love it at Christmas time when we tour through the house.

Thank cfloohoo
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Enjoyed a lovely Sunday stroll through these splendid gardens. The Nature trail is nice with woodland species and quaint bridges over babbling brooks. The topiary art is magnificent. We especially enjoyed the hunt: rider poised to clear a jump. pack of hounds, and the clever...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Slightly disappointed that the irises were not in full bloom yet as my irises in suburban DC are. But certainly beauty in all the other gardens on the property. We will return and we recommend this if you enjoy gardens!

Thank Mariann F
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for a few hours peace? Try LeDew Gardens. Beautiful flower beds in Spring , miles of beautiful green lawn, garden rooms and let's not forget the topiary! A new 1 mile Nature walk, part raised wooden trail , some wood chips ,some grass and...More

Thank GGWags
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

With the gift of an early Spring day with sunshine and warm temperature, we headed to Ladew with the top down. This was our first visit and giving it a 4 only because it's just too early in the season for most of the blooming...More

Thank Esta C
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Jeff B
How long should you allow
3 May 2017|
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Response from DTraveler11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you could easily spend 2 to 3 hours plus plus. It all depends on you. It's so lovely at Ladew. They have there plant sale this Saturday. During the summer, they offer a concert series by the pool. Plan to spend some... More
Is there a restaurant on site or nearby?
21 April 2016|
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Response from surfer02_10 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there Lawdew was closed to the public, except for the program about syrup. We stayed about 10 minutes away, there was a delicious restaurant called Tarq's Grille where we ate. I'd go there again!
Jane S
Are dogs allowed on leash?
29 September 2015|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Except for service animals, Ladew Garden prohibits pet.