In the last five years the Foundation has raised and contributed $10 million to refurbish and maintain the restored Italian Garden, the Daphne Garden and the new Visitor Center.
Italian Garden Photo: The Italian Garden, built in 1915, restored in 1910
Daphne Garden Photo: The Daphne Garden, built in 1950, restored in 2006
The Hoffman Center Visitor Center, built in 1915, restored in 2007
Our goal is to attract 300,000 visitors a year to the park, making it a major Long Island destination.
Planting Fields is a national model for innovative institutional management with the private not-for-profit, Planting Fields Foundation working with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region to fund and maintain Planting Fields Arboretum.