Dutchess County, NY Open Day

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Sat, Sep 18, 2021

As the pandemic continues to evolve, please observe these new procedures and help us ensure a safe, contactless, and seamless garden experience for all visitors as well as our generous garden hosts:

  • Pre-registration is REQUIRED for each garden. Pre-register for each on this website, except where specifically indicated otherwise. Children under 12 are free and do not need to be pre-registered if accompanied by pre-registered adult.
  • Capacity is limited. Sorry, no walk-ins allowed; no paper tickets or cash payments will be accepted on-site.
  • Masks are required, at the discretion of the garden owners, and social distancing is encouraged at all in-person events.

For more details about these changes for this season, see the 2021 Open Days Q&A.

To register, please click on the garden name or photo below for each garden you would like to visit.

  • Squirrel Hall
    Squirrel Hall
     • Millbrook, NY

    Squirrel Hall is a surprisingly witty garden, formally designed on a tiny village lot of less than one acre. The central axis is defined by an allée of sixteen hornbeams…

  • Clove Brook Farm—Christopher Spitzmiller
    Clove Brook Farm—Christopher Spitzmiller
     • Millbrook, NY

    The garden at Clove Brook Farm was designed by P. Allen Smith in collaboration with potter Christopher Spitzmiller to complement the 1830s Greek Revival farm house...

  • Bear Creek Farm
    Bear Creek Farm
     • Stanfordville, NY

    This country garden invites you through an artful stone-pillared entrance along a long curving driveway framed by lilies, red maples, and river birches.

  • Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer
    Katie Ridder and Peter Pennoyer
     • Millbrook, NY

    Our hornbeam-enclosed flower garden with formal bluestone paths frames fourteen flowerbeds and was inspired by the flower garden at Wave Hill in The Bronx...

Dutchess County, NY Open Day
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At the discretion of the garden owners