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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

December Gardening Notes of the Month

Chilly temperatures are in the air, and it’s time to properly prepare the garden for winter, as autumn truly bids farewell and sub-freezing temperatures are just around the corner. Here are some things to keep in mind for your December garden.

Upcoming Events

Feb 15

From Under the Earth

February 15, 2020 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 15

The Garden Flowers of 18th & 19th Century America

February 15, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Feb 22

Home Landscape Design – Fundamentals

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

Home Landscape Design – Incorporating Hardscape

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

Home Landscape Design – Incorporating Plants

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