Welcome

Yew Dell is an internationally-recognized center of gardening, plants and education, all offered in a stunning site of significant historical importance. Originally the home, gardens and commercial nursery of the late Theodore Klein and his family, Yew Dell now offers the public exceptional display gardens, an ambitious slate of education programs and community events, ongoing garden plant research, hiking trails and event rental opportunities.

Yew Dell is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Preservation Partner Project of the Garden Conservancy, a national non-profit dedicated to saving the nation’s most exceptional gardens.

News

  • Opening Day: Saturday, March 27th 10 am-4 pm, featuring hellebore sales, plant tours and the opening of the Garden Gift Shop. Click here to purchase timed tickets.
  • We’ve added new inventory to our Online Plant Market!  Click here to begin shopping.
  • New year, new classes!  Check out our winter workshops here.
  • Our winter hours are Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm. Admission is free. Restrooms are closed.
  • We are now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Horticulture Apprenticeship Program. Click here for more details.

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Help us in welcoming our new Buildings and Grounds Technician, Brad Kessans! Brad graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2004 from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), majoring in Environmental Management. His previous career experiences includes being a public health coordinator for the Floyd County Indiana Health Department, utility director for The City of New Albany, botanical consultant for The Nature Conservancy, and a naturalist/assistant property manager for Clifty Falls, Charlestown, and Falls of the Ohio State Parks in Indiana. When he’s not at work, his hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and playing the guitar. “I am over joyed and honored to be part of the staff at this gorgeous and historic place. I look forward to maintaining Yew Dell’s prestigious reputation while assisting in its future successes.” #newtoyew ... See MoreSee Less
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Help us in welcoming our new Buildings and Grounds Technician, Brad Kessans! Brad graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2004 from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), majoring in Environmental Management. His previous career experiences includes being a public health coordinator for the Floyd County Indiana Health Department, utility director for The City of New Albany, botanical consultant for The Nature Conservancy, and a naturalist/assistant property manager for Clifty Falls, Charlestown, and Falls of the Ohio State Parks in Indiana. When he’s not at work, his hobbies include hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and playing the guitar. “I am over joyed and honored to be part of the staff at this gorgeous and historic place. I look forward to maintaining Yew Dell’s prestigious reputation while assisting in its future successes.” #newtoyew ... See MoreSee Less
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Virtual Workshop spotlight: The Dirt on Potting Mix Saturday, March 6th 11:00 am-12:30 pmAre all potting mixes created equally? Absolutely not!Join Jacob Stidham, Greenhouse and Nursery Manager, for a virtual AND hands-on learning experience about what goes into a quality mix. Learn why cheaper is not better and how different mixes can be the recipe for success or disaster depending on when and how they are used. What is the deal with all of those little white balls in potting mix?! Can potting mix be reused year to year? All of this and much more will be covered. The week before the workshop you will stop by Yew Dell and pick up a take home potting mix kit that will include everything you will need to blend your own while following along with Jacob virtually.Follow the link to register: www.yewdellgardens.org/event/the-dirt-on-potting-mix-virtual-workshop-with-supplies-kit/Ticket sales end this Friday, February 26th at noon giving participants enough time to pick up their workshop supply kit.Photo taken by volunteer photographer, Stephen Love. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are open today! 👏 It is a beautiful day to visit the gardens. Hours: 10 am-4 pm Chinese Witch Hazel (Hamamelis mollis ‘Sachet’) blooming in the arboretum. #whatsinbloom ... See MoreSee Less
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