Guest Speaker & Tours

Richard Koogle is available for on-site speaking engagements! With over 35 years experience of water gardening Richard can deliver an engaging presentation to novices as well as the experienced water gardener. There is a fee plus travel expenses. For more information, email: or call Richard directly, 301.874.5133 x 1002.

We offer guided tours at Lilypons. This is a great opportunity for your group, gardening club, school or camp to learn more about our waterlilies, lotus flowers, wetlands, and our rich history and operations. We design the tour specifically for your groups interest. The fee for a tour is $50 per group of 40 or less. Please contact us for more information, we would love to share our beautiful nature sanctuary with you!

Groups are welcome during normal business hours and may tour the grounds self guided for free.

Photographers, painters, birders are welcome during business hours. No charge.

Dogs on a leash are welcome. Picnic tables are available.