Gardens in the area
(sorted roughly by distance or travel time from the Rutgers Camden NJ campus)


Camden Children's Garden  with Butterfly House
  adjacent to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, NJ
only 4 blocks from our Campus Center       Open daily   $5


Grounds for Sculpture
Hamilton, NJ   just off exit 65b of route 295 (just North of Trenton)(45 mins)
follow the signs closely, it's a little twisty to get there.
Peacocks wonder the grounds.  Nice restaurant called Rats with some beautiful flower gardens at one corner of the park.
Cost varies from $4 to $12 depends on the day - closed Mondays


Bartram's Garden,  Philadelphia, PA

Open daily except holidays   Free   (House tour $5)


Chanticleer Gardens
,   Wayne, PA (1 hr)

   open Wednesday to Saturday,  April-October  $5


Tyler Arboretum
Links to other Philadelphia Gardens
Area map of Gardens in the vicinity



Leaming's Run Gardens,     Swainton, NJ (Cape May area just north of the zoo)
open daily   mid-May to mid-October  $7 


Cape May Bird Observatory Backyard Habitat Garden,  Route 47, Goshen, NJ
open daily   free

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Garden,  Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, Anglesea, North Wildwood, NJ
open daily   free

NJ Audubon Society - Nature Preserves - various sites

Rutgers Gardens - New Brunswick (1 hr)
near Cook College off Route 1

NJ Flower Gardens and Arboretums

If Plants Could Talk

Take a Virtual Tour of some of New Jersey's Gardens


Nemours Mansion and Gardens,  Wilmington, DE (1 hr)
open May to October but closed Mondays, $12,  reservations recommended


The Marian Coffin Gardens at Gibraltar
Gibralter Gardens, Rt 52, Wilmington, DE (1.25 hrs)
Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, guided tour $5, self-guided Free
The Goodstay Gardens are across the "pike".


Winterthur Museum & Gardens,   RT 52,  Winterthur, DE  (not far from Longwood Gardens)(1.5hrs)

open all year - closed Monday except some holidays, $15, check WEB page



Longwood Gardens and Conservatory,  Kennett Square, PA (1.5 hrs)
open all year, cost varies with season ($12 to $15), check WEB page


Open Again in 2012   -  Doris Duke Gardens, Somerville
open Wednesday to Sunday,  October thru May (too hot in the summer)  $10


Hershey Gardens with Butterfly House,  Hershey, PA  (2hrs)
(across from Hershey Park)
  open daily  April to October   $7



Felicita Gardens at Felicita Resort,   Harrisburg, PA (2 hrs)  
Tours are Wednesday AND Saturday only at 8:30 AM,  $20

Ladew Topiary Gardens with Butterfly House, Monkton, MD (2 hrs)
not far from I95



List of area gardens focused on Philadelphia:
"America's Garden Capital"



**** Some Other Gardens:
Brookside Garden - Maryland about two hours away



Butchart Gardens - Victoria



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Old Web Pages about nearby Gardens
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