Explore three private gardens in Bedford Hills, Cortlandt Manor and New Rochelle, as well as the public gardens at The Native Plant Center in Valhalla on Sunday as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program.
The private gardens are at the homes of: Phillis Warden in Bedford Hills (10 a.m.-4 p.m.), Vivian and Ed Merrin in Cortlandt (10 a.m.-2 p.m.) and Ron and Nina Spiro in New Rochelle (10 a.m.-4 p.m.).
(Phillis Warden’s marsh garden, one of several gardens on her 7-acre property, by Mark Vergari)
Reservations are not required, and the tours — which start at the Warden home at 531 Bedford Center Road — are held rain or shine. (You can also start at the other gardens — just call the number below for more information.)
The addresses of and directions to the other locations will be available at the Warden garden. $5 per garden; children 12 and under free. For more information, visit www.gardenconservancy.org/opendays or call 888-842-2442.