Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden

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United States of America - Maryland - Annapolis

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level II

Main Address:
Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden
580 Taylor Avenue
Mailing: P. O. Box 5907, Annapolis, MD 21403
Maryland 21401 United States of America

Telephone: (410) 260-8189
URL: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/southern/tawesgarden.aspx
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jay Myers
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Bonnie Pavlak
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1976
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: 38.983371
    Longitude: -76.505212
    Annual Rainfall: 1664 mm
    Altitude: 11.89 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 2
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 9000
    Number of Volunteers: 60

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 213
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 109
  • Special Collections:Trees and shrubs only in database
  • Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes