152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ 07748
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Park opens at 8 a.m. and closes at dusk 365 days a year.
See what's happening at Deep Cut Gardens by visiting our In the Garden page.
Deep Cut Gardens Open House
Sunday, June 7, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
A horticultural delight for all ages! Free guided tours, lectures, activities, demonstrations and horticultural advice. Free admission & free parking.
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.
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, June 6, July 4 & August 11
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!
Monday-Sunday, June 15-21 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Did you know that pollinators are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we take? Drop in throughout the week for activities, information and resources for children and adults alike on what services pollinators provide, why they need our help, and easy things you can do to support them. FREE!
Tuesday, June 16 at 10 a.m.
(ages 12 and up, under 18 with adult)
Together with a Park System Naturalist we will identify butterflies found in the field. Walk may be a mile or more. FREE!
Deep Cut Gardens 2016 Photography Exhibit
Theme: Weather or Not
A look at some of the many ways the weather transforms Deep Cut’s gardens and its elements, whether it be the glistening rays of sunshine or the raindrops falling. Open to all photographers age 18 and up. Entries will be accepted from October 23 to November 20 for exhibition in January 2016.
Exhibit Entry Form | Exhibit Entry Rules
Grounds Outside the Horticultural Center
Inside the Greenhouse
- 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.