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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

Dr. Dennis Werner Accepts 2019 Hamilton Award

Dr. Dennis Werner, of NCSU, was the 2019 Hamilton Award recipient. He accepted the award at the Gardens Party, our annual fundraiser to support the Rutgers Gardens Internship Programs.

Upcoming Events

Fri 22

Cook’s Market

November 22, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 29

Cook’s Market

November 29, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 06

Cook’s Market

December 6, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 07

Wreath Decorating

December 7, 2019 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dec 07

COMBO – Wreath Decorating and Winter Container

December 7, 2019 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm