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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

August Plant of the Month: Trumpets from the Heavens

A beautiful, tropical plant that makes a huge impact, Brugmansia originated in the Andes Mountains of South America. Find out how its gorgeous, dangling “Angel’s Trumpet” flowers can be the center of attention and “wow” visitors in your garden!

Upcoming Events

Fri 30

Cook’s Market

August 30, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 06

Cook’s Market

September 6, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 13

Cook’s Market

September 13, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 18

Volunteer Orientation

September 18, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Brunswick NJ
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Sep 20

Cook’s Market

September 20, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm