Brookside Gardens

1800 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902- Map It
Phone: (301) 962-1400

AAA Editor Notes

Brookside Gardens is 1 mi. n. on SR 97 (Georgia Ave.), .3 mi. n.e. on Randolph Rd., then .3 mi. e. to 1800 Glenallan Ave. It features two conservatories and 50 acres of outdoor gardens. Plantings include winter, formal, rose, fragrance, children's and azalea gardens. Tropical plants in the conservatories accent the seasonal flower displays. There also is a horticultural library on the premises. Educational programs are available, and guided tours are offered by appointment. Special events also are scheduled throughout the year, including the seasonal Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and the Garden of Lights exhibit in December. Allow 30 minutes minimum in winter, 1 hour minimum rest of year. Guided tours are available.
Free. Fees may be charged for special exhibits.
Station: Glenmont
Hours: Grounds open daily dawn-dusk. Conservatories open daily 10-5. Visitor center open daily 9-5. Horticultural reference library hours vary. Phone ahead for holiday closings.