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Rutgers Gardens

Help the Gardens Grow

Rutgers Gardens is one of the few botanical gardens that does not charge an admission fee and is open 365 days a year. You are welcome to visit as often as you like to enjoy our “living museum” with its large array of gardens and plant collections. Membership funds support our day-to-day operations and expansion. You can make a difference!

About the Rutgers Gardens

Rutgers Gardens is a 180-acre botanic garden, consisting of designed gardens, plant collections, a student farm, farmers market, and natural habitats. As part of Rutgers University, Rutgers Gardens serves as a living laboratory for faculty and staff, while providing experiential and service learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.Visit the Gardens today!

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Garden Blog

February Gardening Notes of the Month

February is the month to finalize design considerations for the year and finish ordering seeds. Enjoy the garden’s late-winter beauty and give thought to changes. Here is a list of all of the things you will want to tackle this month—from pruning, to seeding, to edging—to insure a repeat of your past successes!

Upcoming Events

Sat 22

Home Landscape Design – Fundamentals

February 22, 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 22

Home Landscape Design – Incorporating Hardscape

February 22, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 29

Home Landscape Design – Incorporating Plants

February 29, 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 29

Home Landscape Design – Lighting

February 29, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm