“Featuring Magnolias, Azaleas, and Old English Boxwoods”
Sherwood Gardens was created in the 1920's by John W. Sherwood, local petroleum pioneer and conservationist. Begun as a hobby, and planted by Mr. Sherwood with tulips that he imported from the Netherlands, the gardens have become known as the most famous tulip garden in North America. Approximately 80,000 tulip bulbs are planted annually along with other spring flowering bulbs. Dogwoods, flowering cherries, wisteria and magnolias bloom throughout the garden. One will also enjoy the brightly colored azaleas and old English boxwoods which were particular favorites of Mr. Sherwood. Some of these plants date back as far as the 18th century, collected from gardens of Colonial estates in Southern Maryland.
Awesome place to have a picnic in the spring!
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- Fri: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
- Mon: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
- Sun: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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