Public Gardens: Partner with Open Days


Public gardens and the Open Days program have a shared audience and goal: to fuel the public’s passion for gardens and gardening. Joining with Open Days increases visibility for your organization and aligns you with our passionate national audience in your own region and beyond. We invite you to get involved.

To inquire about being included in future Open Days schedules, email

Opportunities for public gardens to be involved with Open Days:

  • Organize an Open Day in your area, or help find outstanding private gardens to share
  • 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
  • Provide volunteers at Open Days gardens, and create awareness with your own public outreach

Partnering with Open Days is a terrific way to grow your audience by connecting with our diverse, nationwide community of garden enthusiasts. Our public garden 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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