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Gardener's Focus: Preparing for Spring in the Greenhouse

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 growing in the greenhouse 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 inside the entrance to the greenhouse.

About the Presenter

Enrique MendezEnrique 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.

  • Spring Greenhouse Tour at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Spring Greenhouse Tour at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Spring Greenhouse Tour at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Spring Greenhouse Tour at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Spring Greenhouse Tour at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens