Colonial Garden

Colonial Nursery
Colonial Nursery
Colonial Nursery

Watch the Garden Grow

Get your hands dirty in this garden filled with vegetables and perfumed by heirloom roses and herbs. Garden historians demonstrate 18th-century techniques and encourage guests to explore and ask questions.

Meet a gardener and handle the specialty tools used in the 18th century for planting and harvesting crops. Learn about the herbs and vegetables that were commonly grown for food and the flowers that ornamented the landscape. Lend a hand or learn about native produce.

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Schedule of
Operation:

Hours effective through
Sep. 2, 2016
Mon.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tues.: CLOSED
Wed.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thurs.: CLOSED
Fri.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sat.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sun.: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Ticket Required?
check Yes
ticketCW Admission
About this Historic Site: placeholder Child and Family Friendly Come and Go

Upcoming Events at the Colonial Garden Events

Aug 3
1:30 PM
Meet the Gardener
If you've ever wondered about the Revolutionary City's seasonal plants and beautiful gardens, this program is for you. Visit with a Colonial Williamsburg gardener to learn about 18th-century plants and gardening methods.
Aug 17
1:30 PM
Meet the Gardener
If you've ever wondered about the Revolutionary City's seasonal plants and beautiful gardens, this program is for you. Visit with a Colonial Williamsburg gardener to learn about 18th-century plants and gardening methods.
Aug 31
1:30 PM
Meet the Gardener
If you've ever wondered about the Revolutionary City's seasonal plants and beautiful gardens, this program is for you. Visit with a Colonial Williamsburg gardener to learn about 18th-century plants and gardening methods.
Handicap AccessibilityFully accessible outdoor exhibit.