What might you Discover at the Rutgers Gardens?

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A self-sustaining operation, the Rutgers Gardens is a beautiful place to visit. The gardens are open 365 days a year and there is no charge for visitors to enjoy the beauty. The facility relies on donations, membership dues, special events and facility rentals to ensure they remain self-sustaining.


At the gardens, you will have the opportunity to discover many different collections including:

  • Tribute Gardens - A series of outdoor rooms perfect for enjoying a little time with loved ones.
  • Holly Collection - A full collection of beautiful and mature hollies to enjoy.
  • Rain Garden - An attractive and environmentally sensitive area helping to reduce storm water runoff.
  • Bamboo Forest
  • Community Youth Garden
  • Ornamental Tree Collection
  • Shrub Collection
  • And More!

If you want to see the collections in the best possible way, you can set up a tour. There are many tours available for adults and children. Adult tours are $10 per person during the week and $12 per person on weekends. Seniors receive a $2 discount. Tours for children and school groups are only available from Monday to Friday and the cost is $5 per person.

Special Events

Along with the regular tours and visitation, the Rutgers Gardens host many special events throughout the year including:

  • Farmers' Market
  • Spring Flower Fair
  • Garden Gala
  • Earth Day Event
  • Fall Festival
  • Regular Open House Events
  • Wine Tastings
  • And More!

The facility is also available for private events.

Hours and Information

The gardens are open from 8:30am until dusk year round. You can visit for no cost and enjoy whatever is in bloom for that time of the year. Rutgers Gardens are located at 112 Ryders Lane in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Find out more about the gardens and what you might discover here by visiting the website at, http://rutgersgardens.rutgers.edu.

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