The 2018 Secret Gardens Tour 

Sunday, June 3rd,  10 am – 5 pm

Rain or Shine

This year’s tour showcases a variety of public and private gardens in Ridgewood and the historic Cheelcroft section of             Ho-Ho-Kus. Join us for a self-guided tour of ten gardens, including the historic James Rose House and Garden, located in Ridgewood. Entry fee to this home and garden is waived for all ticket holders.


Tickets will be available for purchased at local stores later this Spring. 

Advance Ticket Sales through May 24:   $30 

Ticket Sales May 25 – June 3:    $35

Purchase online Here or by mailing a check to WGR, P.O. Box 357, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07451.

Please include your name, address, email, phone  number, number of tickets and number of box lunches with your selections.  

Box Lunches from are available for pre-order @ $14 each and include quinoa salad, fruit, cookie, water and a choice of; 

Turkey & Brie Sandwich

Tarragon Chicken Salad Wrap 

Hummus & Fresh Veggie Wrap

 All tickets must be collected at the Ridgewood Public Library:

Saturday, June 2, 10am – 1pm, or Sunday, June 3, 9am – 3pm. 


Don’t forget to visit The Stable for refreshments and our Potting Shed, featuring antique gardening tools, unique items and McCoy pottery, Goffle Brook Farms’ Plant Sale and honey from Northeast NJ Beekeepers Association President, Frank Mortimer.

If you are unable to attend please consider becoming a “Friend of the Garden Tour” and donate here. 


All tickets are tax deductible and sales are final, no refunds. 

Click Here for additional Important Information 


The Women Gardeners of Ridgewood, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in July 1925 with a long tradition of community service.


This tour is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors.


Premier Sponsor

Contributing Sponsors (listed alphabetically)



As our primary fundraiser PROCEEDS FROM THIS TOUR directly support the organization’s ongoing projects in the Village including:

GREEN KIDS – a Children’s Program (Grades 3-5), which meets to explore and discover nature, science, gardening and the environment.


The GREEN KIDS Garden at The Stable.


Scholarship Awards for Ridgewood High School Seniors. 


Planting and maintaining public gardens at the Ridgewood Library, Van Neste Square in the business district and Habernickel Family Park. 


Holiday decorating in Van Neste Square. 


Restoration of the landscape at the War Memorial in Van Neste Square.




  • Tickets must be presented at each garden.
  • Restrooms are located at the Stable throughout the day and at the Ridgewood Public Library from 1 – 5 pm. 
  • Wheelchair access is not available at the gardens. 
  • Appropriate footwear is needed to walk through the gardens. 
  • Children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Smoking is prohibited at all locations. 


Questions? Click here to Contact us.