The hidden lotus pond is filled with tall, elegant blooms.
Image by Nancy Ridenour

This hidden lotus pond is filled with tall, elegant blooms.

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Ridenour Lotus Pond and Garden Tour

  • Saturday, August 3, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hidden behind this suburban home on Warren Road in Ithaca is a treasure for viewing.Nancy Ridenour’s lotus pond is nestled between beautiful annual and perennial gardens and is filled with lotus blooms.Elegant flower stalks rise above the water’s surface and wave in the breeze.The effect is magical and mesmerizing.Additional features of the gardens include copper and cement sculptures carefully placed throughout the gardens.This is a garden to visit, to savor and experience, and to spend a relaxing few moments.Also visit Lotus Studios on the property to view photographs of the lotus and other flowers.

Open on one day for public viewing, Saturday, August 3, from 10am to 2pm.The pond will be in full bloom and at its most magnificent. Admission is $5 and will benefit the Community Beautification and Horticulture Programs at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County.For more information, call 607.272.2292, ext. 123 or email mg10@cornell.edu. This tour will take place rain or shine.

Directions:

From the south, drive east on Route 13, turn right on Warren Road, driving south toward Cornell.Cross over Hanshaw Road.It is the 5th house on the right, numbered 346 Warren Road. Parking is best on Roat Street, just before the residence.There is limited parking in the driveway for special needs.

From the east, drive west on Route 13 and turn left on Warren Road, driving toward Cornell. Cross over Hanshaw Road.It is the 5th house on the right, numbered 346 Warren Road. Parking is best on Roat Street, just before the residence.There is limited parking in the driveway for special needs.

Fee

$5/person

Contact

Martha Gioumousis
Community Beautification Program Manager
mg10@cornell.edu
(607) 272-2292 ext. 123

Location

Nancy Ridenour
346 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Last updated July 16, 2019