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Welcome to the Open Days Program

Inspiration awaits you! Our 2014 garden-visiting season is underway. We hope you will join us in exploring hundreds of magnificent spaces not normally open to the public. Click here for our Open Days schedule page.

This year, select Open Days will be charging an increased admission fee. Discounted admission tickets purchased before 2014 remain valid and do not expire. Pricing details are listed with each participating garden.


To get the most up-to-date information about Open Days or any changes to the schedule, please sign up for our e-mail reminders here.


To learn more about how you can get involved with the Open Days Program, click here to check out our volunteer opportunities and information on sharing your garden.


If you don't see gardens in your area and would like to help us change that, please do call or e-mail us at 1.888.842.2442 or


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od order2014 2The Open Days Directory is the only comprehensive source for descriptions of all Open Days gardens, locations, and dates.

Order now for access to America's
best private gardens! 

Make your garden visiting easier! Order your discount admission tickets in advance and visit six gardens for the price of five!

(Admission to each garden starts at $5 and varies per garden and Open Day area, please check the schedule carefully for pricing information.)

This is a perfect time to become a member of the Garden Conservancy.

2014GCmembenefis newIf you are not already a member, please consider joining us today in our work to keep America's gardens alive.


Among our membership benefits is special access to the Open Days program. We will send you a free copy of the 2014 directory hot off the press and you will enjoy all your garden visits at 50% off when you purchase special membership tickets!


If you are already a member of the Garden Conservancy—thank you! Your support helps us preserve America's exceptional gardens for the future including the gardens on Alcatraz Island. We simply could not do it without you.



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Every year thousands of garden-lovers use our publications to pursue their horticultural passions.

The Open Days Directory, e-mail reminders, and website have become essential tools for the public to learn about and gain access to our private garden tours. Make them your tools to communicate to this audience.

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For more information about Open Days, see our Frequently Asked Questions page.
Headquarters: The Garden Conservancy, Post Office Box 219, Cold Spring, NY 10516. Telephone: 845.424.6500 Fax: 845.424.6501