It is spring, which means that our gardens are coming back to life once again here in New Jersey. My wife just began replanting her backyard garden and she always looks forward to this time of year. She plants a combination of vegetables, fruits, and flowers.

 

 

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If you have a green thumb, you know what I'm talking about, this is your time as our outdoor living spaces come back to life and our gardens begin to grow. I'm even getting in on the action, I will be in charge of a small pumpkin patch with a few squashes mixed in for good measure, I'll keep you up to date on that project throughout the summer.

 

 

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In this article, I want to highlight a beautiful garden that an article by Only In Your State referred to as "a plant lovers paradise". Rutgers Gardens is a beautiful 180-acre botanical garden that is there for us to enjoy. I haven't been to Rutgers Garden, but we are planning a trip very soon.

Stroll through such garden favorites as the Art Rudolph Sun and Shade Garden, Bamboo Grove, Ella Quimby Water Conservation Terrace Garden, Edwin J., and Ida M. Otken Memorial Garden, and the Pollinator Garden just to name a few of the various garden sections at Rutgers Gardens.

HOURS:

SUNDAY 8:00am – 7:00pm
MONDAY CLOSED
TUESDAY 8:00am – 7:00pm
WEDNESDAY 8:00am – 7:00pm
THURSDAY 8:00am – 7:00pm
FRIDAY 8:00am – 7:00pm
SATURDAY 8:00am – 7:00pm

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Rutgers Gardens is a beautiful day trip just about an hour or less from Ocean, Burlington, and/or Monmouth Counties. Located at 112 Log Cabin Rd, North Brunswick Township, NJ 08902.

If you have visited Rutgers Gardens please let us know what you thought and give us your review, we love getting your input. Post your comments below.

 

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