We are a currently a private garden with pre-arranged visits. Because of the beauty of our natural surroundings here, WBRE- TV dubbed us as "Luzerne County's best kept secret"!
Our garden getaway is located in a picturesque country setting and is the perfect place to clear your mind, relax and enjoy nature as you wander through five acres of naturalized areas and beautiful borders.
Our facilities are a perfect location for mind, body and spirit rejuvenation. There are many scenic locations which make it popular for special occasion photos. We also operate the Cottage at Crabtree Gardens, which is our English inspired guest house (B&B). A freshly prepared breakfast is included with each overnight stay.
In addition to our regularly scheduled seasonal programs and classes, we would be pleased to put together a special private garden workshop for your small group as a team building event.
We also have a barn-studio on site and can arrange special group yoga or meditative classes for your event. Consider hosting your own private yoga retreat for a few friends or gather them for a stress relieving birthday party filled with yoga, meditation and other activities that bring balance and harmony to your life.
We offer seasonal Women's Retreats and we can arrange a customized getaway for a small group. Garden-to-order retreat packages filled with specific garden related workshops can be arranged with topics of interest that you choose.
Consider getting a temporary henna design applied to your arms or legs by our talented artist, Kristy Lash who operates Henna or No? by appointment.
Crabtree Gardens has inspired a leather handbag line, The Kristy Bag by CG which is a collaborative effort between designer Kristy Lash and leather artisan Dave Crabtree. For more visit the blog The Kristy Bag by CG or the online store Kristybag.
Our gardens are also the perfect place to arrange an artist retreat where you can create your masterpiece in an uninterrupted solace. After all, WBRE-TV considers us Luzerne County's Best Kept Secret!
Our gardens provide a haven for learning about an all natural, chemical-free way to naturalize your property in order to provide a bounty of food, beauty and resources with which to share with others. The low-maintenance techniques will work for any age gardener. We work along with nature and find it very pleasant and stress-free.
Striving to build a Chautauqua style community in Drums, PA, we welcome artists and Master craftspeople to come and share their passion with others seeking knowledge.
Our garden and guest house is the perfect pairing for nature lovers, yogis, artists and anyone with a passion for creativity and the arts.
Come enjoy our Chautauqua in Drums, PA
Cottage at Crabtree Gardens
Our wonderful garden getaway is centrally located between Philadelphia, New York City and Binghamton i
n the scenic village of Drums, PA, where panoramic views abound. The diverse planting areas are a magnet for butterflies, birds and mammals common to our area.
You will see working areas in progress as well as maturing designs as you stroll throughout both properties.
Our facilities are a perfect place to hold your small club meeting or a private day retreat.
The Cottage is decorated in a traditional English flavor with just the right touch of antiques and nature inspired accessories.
We offer fresh herbal pickings from the garden when available for snacks and beverages. We will strive to provide you with a most relaxing and enjoyable garden vacation experience.