Van Sickle Garden.
Image by Fred Van Sickle

The Asian garden at the Van Sickle Garden in Lansing.

Cindy Lion's garden, a site on the 2018 Open Days Garden tours
Image by Chrys Gardener

The Lion's garden in Lansing features multiple ponds, garden sculpture, perennial borders.

Waterfall at Lyman Hillside Garden.
Image by Martha Gioumousis

This hillside waterfall cascades at the Lyman Garden.

Photo of Filios Garden, on 2016 Open Days Garden Tour
Image by Chrys Gardener

Stone building at Filios Garden

The lotus pond at the Ridenour garden, a site on the 2015 Open Days Garden Tour

Ridenour lotus pond


CANCELLED - Open Days Garden Tours

  • Saturday, July 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, August 8, 2020, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Open Days Garden Tours in our area have been cancelled for the 2020 season.  We look forward to working with the Garden Conservancy to bring you tours in 2021.

The Tompkins County Community Beautification Program coordinates local participation every other year in The Open Days Garden Tours, a national event sponsored by The Garden Conservancy. Admission is $10/person per garden with proceeds split between the two coordinating groups.

Our 2020 Open Days Tour Garden selections are listed below. Different gardens will be open on two Saturdays, July 11 and August 8, from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day. Each of these seven private gardens will be open for one day only. The tours are self-guided and take place rain or shine.

CANCELLED - Saturday, July 11, 10:00am-4:00pm

CANCELLED - Saturday, August 8, 10:00am-4:00pm


$10/person per garden

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Last updated July 6, 2020