Garden Businesses: Partner with Open Days


Since 1995, we have shared thousands of outstanding private gardens in 41 states, welcoming more than one million visitors. This incredible annual program is also produced almost entirely by volunteers….hundreds of individuals who help us showcase regional horticultural and stylistic expressions in a national context—celebrating the rich diversity in American gardens.

We know that nurseries, specialty growers, and many other exciting garden-related businesses clearly share Open Days' love of gardens—and we invite you to get involved.

As an Open Days partner, there is so much you can contribute to Open Days:

  • Serve as a Lead Garden (starting point) at an existing area Open Day
  • Host a Digging Deeper or coordinate a special tour at your own site to complement Open Days
  • Create pop-up shops at an Open Days location to introduce your products

Partnering with Open Days is a terrific way to grow your audience by connecting with our diverse, nationwide community of garden enthusiasts. Our Open Days partners are all featured in our:

  • Open Days website (34,897 average unique page views/month)
  • E-mail reminders (sent to our list of more than 18,500 names) 
  • Garden Conservancy Facebook page (over 81,000 likes) and Instagram page (about 32,000 followers)

To find out more call 1.845.424.6502 or email us at

Open Days 2021 FAQ

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Pictured (left to right): Open Days Program Associate Philllip Carruthers, Open Days Program Manager Amy Murray, Director of Public Programs & Education Horatio Joyce

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