Park opens at 8 a.m. and closes at dusk 365 days a year.
THE RESIDENTS OF DEEP CUT GARDENS
Animal, vegetable or mineral…capture the interplay of the various elements that create the allure of Deep Cut. Open to all photographers ages 18 and up. Entries accepted from October 20-November 21 for exhibition in January 2015. See Exhibit Rules and Entry Form.
Deep Cut Gardens is dedicated to the home gardener. The 54 acres of gardens and greenhouses are planned as a living catalog of cultivated and native plant materials to be observed through the seasons. Our renovated Parterre features 52 varieties of roses with over 180 bushes.
Rose Garden Pergola
Discover new ways to improve your home garden by taking a walking tour of the park, ask the staff horticultural questions, or visit the reference library. Garden programs and classes are also offered. See the latest offerings under HORTICULTURE.
Garden Safari Backpacks
Set out on an exploration of the gardens! Each backpack contains all you need to help you and your family discover new ways of seeing living and non-living features of the gardens. Available daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Horticultural Center, on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is no fee, but you must leave your valid NJ driver’s license with the docent. For more information, call 732-671-6050.
Upcoming Free Activities:
Drop-in Surprise Story Time
From 11-11:45 a.m. on Saturdays, August 2, September 6, October 4 & November 1
Join us for a reading from a nature- or garden-related book. If it’s cold or rainy we’ll be inside the Horticultural Center, but if it’s fair we will be out in the garden. A clue at the entrance will lead you to the secret spot! Open to ages 3 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Jersey Shore Rose Society Rose Show
Saturday, September 3
See and learn about our national flower and its culture. Visitors can view entries from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Free garden tours will be offered and consulting rosarians will be available to answer your questions. FREE!
For information on entering roses in this exhibition, please contact Mary Hahn of the Jersey Shore Rose Society at 732-316-1871 or email email@example.com.
Sunday, September 14 from 12-4 p.m.
Experience this intricate and ancient art through demonstrations and displays. Experts will be on hand to answer your questions. FREE!
Great Fall Perennial Plant Swap
Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
It's fun, free and easy! Bring perennials in one-quart, one-gallon or two-gallon containers and take home the same size and number of plants. Please label all plants. Houseplants may also be exchanged, but no annuals please. Invasive plants will not be accepted. FREE!
Grounds Outside the Horticultural Center Koi Pond
Inside the Greenhouse Strolling through the Gardens
Map of the Gardens
Click on image to enlarge & print.
- Garden State Parkway to Exit 114. Southbound, turn left onto Red Hill Rd; northbound, turn right onto Red Hill Rd. Make right at light to Dwight Road and then left back onto Red Hill Road. Follow Red Hill Rd. (1.5 miles) to Deep Cut. Entrance on right.
- State Hwy 35 Southbound, follow to Kings Highway, turn right. Follow Kings Highway to first traffic light. Turn right onto Red Hill Rd. and continue to Deep Cut entrance on left.
- State Hwy 35 Northbound, make right at the New Monmouth Road jughandle and take back over Hwy 35. New Monmouth Road to stop sign and right onto Kings Highway to traffic light and left onto Red Hill Road. Continue to Deep Cut entrance on left.