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.


February 7, 2018 – Due to icy conditions, Yew Dell will not be open to the public today. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

  • Horticulture and Public Gardens Apprenticeship Opportunity!
Calling all eager, enthusiastic and experience-hungry Horticulture graduates!
Looking to gain hands-on experience in a internationally recognized botanical garden?
Get growing and go to  Job Opportunities for more information!
      • Winter Hours and FREE Admission: 

January – March 30: Tuesday-Friday: 10am-4pm. A peaceful time to come enjoy the gardens at rest.

      • Severe Weather Policy

In case of severe weather Yew Dell’s grounds will be closed to visitors when Oldham County Schools are on a delayed schedule or closed. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that everyone stays safe.

Check out our Classes and Events page for upcoming classes and events.