Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts!
Enrique Mendez, greenhouse grower, shares a preview of Hillwood's fabulous spring and summer blooms on this twenty-minute behind-the-scenes tour of Hillwood's production greenhouse . Enjoy the warmth of the greenhouse while getting a sneak peak of plants being grown for Hillwood’s beautiful spring and summer garden displays.
Tickets are distributed at the visitor center upon opening each day. A limited number of tickets may be pre-reserved by phone by Hillwood members. This twenty-minute tour is limited to ten, and meets in the visitor center conservatory.
About the Presenter
Enrique Mendez joined Hillwood in 2015 and is the greenhouse grower. He studied ornamental horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden prior to working in the gardens at the Cloisters Museum and Gardens in New York. Mr. Mendez also worked for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, supporting the Prospect Park Alliance Volunteer Corps.