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Nature Walk & Concert: Ladew Gardens
|Event Location:||Monkton, MD|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Aug 3 2008 4:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Jul 18 2008 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Aug 1 2008 12:59 pm|
|Event Duration:||~3.5 hrs|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
|Event Organizer(s):||Stacy Murphy|
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|Member Cost:||$15.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 18 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||25|
|Minimum Group Size:||15|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|1.5 mile Nature Walk followed by an evening concert on the lawn featuring "Mombo combo" from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.|
Concert admission (includes gardens): Adults $15
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."
The Ladew Manor House is also open for guided tours. An impressive collection of antique English furniture graces the rooms of this equestrian-inspired country house accented with paintings and fox hunting memorabilia. Everything in the collection was acquired by Mr. Ladew.
The Nature Walk at Ladew opened in 1999 and is a 1.5 mile trail through the woods and fields of the Ladew property. In addition to educational stations along the trail, there is a short boardwalk through wetland forest and marsh. Tours are self-guided, aided by a printed map and descriptions of each station.
For more info. see: Ladew Gardens
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||From the South and West Via the Baltimore Beltway|
Take the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Towson to Exit 27B (North). Go North on MD Route 146 (Dulaney Valley Rd.). After the Loch Raven Reservoir Bridge, bear left onto Jarrettsville Pike (MD Rte. 146). Ladew Gardens is located on your right, 5 miles north of the stoplight in Jacksonville on MD Rte. 146.
From the North or South Via I-95
Take Exit 74 to MD Route 152. Follow MD Route 152 northwest to the dead end at MD Route 146 (Jarrettsville Pike) and go left. Ladew Gardens is approximately 1 mile ahead on your left.
From York, Pennsylvania
Take I-83 south to Exit 36 (MD Route 439). Follow MD Route 439 East for about 6 miles to a dead end at MD Route 23. Turn right on MD Route 23 for approximately 3 miles to the junction of MD Route 146 (Jarrettsville Pike). Turn right on MD Route 146. Ladew Gardens is 3 miles ahead on your left.
Travel time to Ladew Gardens from:
Baltimore, MD - 1 hour
Wilmington, DE - 1 hour
Washington D.C. - 1 hour
Philadelphia, PA - 1.5 hours
New York, NY - 3 hours
Annapolis, MD - 1 hour
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|Cost Includes:||admission for adults, includes garden and concert|
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