Statue in the garden
Daffodils at Whipps
Gaw's Garden  |  Whipp's Garden  |  Rose Garden  |  Herb Garden  |  Butterfly Garden  |  Branch & Twigs Garden Club  |  Cross Country Garden Club  |  Woodland Theatre  |  Wye Oak Sibling  |  Maintenance  |  Garden Site Adoption  |   John White Gravesite

For a list of all the gardens and a self-guided tour, use this brochure.

Garden Site Adoption
Individuals, families, clubs and organizations may adopt a section in the Whipps Garden Cemetery. Guidelines are to re-create a garden that reflects the traditions of the Victorian age such as the planting of heritage and native shrubs, perennials, and annuals that will adapt to the garden environment. Adopters are required to follow accepted procedures for the care of the old marble gravestones. Adopters are urged to do research at the Howard County Historical Society on the person/family buried in their section.

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Branch & Twigs Garden Club Garden
This area is maintained by a Howard County Garden Club and includes one of the many benches where visitors may rest and enjoy the flowers. It includes an assortment of native plants. Included are hosta, bleeding heart, Virginia Bluebells, and nandina. This garden is a favorite spot for photographers.
Branch and Twig Garden Club
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Cross Country Garden Club
This section, near the iron-gate entrance, features large English boxwood and a stone angel looking down from its pedestal. In recent years, drought and snowstorms killed or severely damaged several of the boxwood. The garden club, together with Master Gardeners re-designed the area and added shade-tolerant heritage and native shrubs and perennials. A memorial redbud tree (Cercis canadensis) was planted here to honor the historic preservation and horticultural efforts of Bette Chambers, past president and long-time member of Cross Country Garden Club.
Cross Country Garden Club
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