New Jersey Garden Websites

Garden Site Directory

A list of links to gardens open to the public, arboreta (botanical gardens dedicated to trees), community gardens, garden clubs, state associations, garden websites, gardening help and other useful government websites in New Jersey. If there's a link that should be here, or you see anything that needs corrected, let us know - contact details are at the bottom of the page.

Arboreta and Gardens


Cross Estate Gardens
Old Jockey Hollow Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924


Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103


Grounds For Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619
35-acre sculpture park and museum. Admission.

Sayen House & Gardens
155 Hughes Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08690
Historic house and garden. Free Admission.


Duke Farms
80 Route 206 South, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
"Visitors can tour the 700-acre park and the greenhouse display gardens." Admission.


Rockingham State Historic Site Gardens
108 County Route 518, Kingston, NJ 08528


Zuck Arboretum
Madison, NJ 07940
At Drew University.


Lewis W. Barton Arboretum
One Medford Leas Way, Medford, NJ 08055
Arboretum and garden at Medford Leas Retirement Community. Free Admission.


Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ 07042


Macculloch Hall
45 Macculloch Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960
An 18th century kitchen garden that evolved into a formal 19th century garden. Admission.

New Brunswick

Rutgers Gardens
112 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
At Cook College/Rutgers University.


Branch Brook Park
115 Clifton Street, Newark, NJ 07104

Port Murray

Well-Sweep Herb Farm
205 Mount Bethel Road, Port Murray, NJ 07865


354 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
Official Residence of the Governor of New Jersey. Restored gardens. Reservations required. Admission.

Morven Museum and Garden
55 Stockton St., Princeton, NJ 08540
National Historic Landmark. Admission.


James Rose Center
506 East Ridgewood Avenue , Ridgewood, NJ 07450
"The mission of the James Rose Center is to educate and preserve the modern landscape architecture of James Rose." Open May 16 - September 2. Admission.


New Jersey Botanical Garden at Skylands
Ringwood, NJ 07456
National Registers of Historic Places. Free admission.

Short Hills

Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Greenwood Gardens
274 Old Short Hills Road, Short Hills, NJ 07078
22 acre formal garden. Reservations required. Admission.

Stone Harbor

Wetlands Institute
1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor, NJ 08247


Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901


Leaming's Run Gardens
1845 Route 9 North, Swainton, NJ 08210
"The largest annual garden in the USA - featuring acres of beautiful flowers, ferns, lawns and ponds." Admission.


The 1719 William Trent House Museum
15 Market St., Trenton, NJ 08625
Colonial garden.

Community Gardens

Newark: Greater Newark Conservancy

Garden Clubs

Mount Holly Garden Club

Pinelands Garden Club of Medford, Inc.

Garden Club of New Jersey

Allentown: Allentown Garden Club

Navesink: Navesink Garden Club

Tinton Falls: Jersey Shore Rose Society

State Associations

Native Plant Society of New Jersey

Gardening Help

Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension

Master Gardeners of Mercer County

New Jersey Master Gardeners

Other Useful Sites

America's Byways - NJ

Division of Parks & Forestry

Travel and Tourism

100 things to do in New Jersey

Includes details of several public gardens and arboreta.

Travel and Tourism