Deep Cut Gardens

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.


Photo- by Vince Matulewich

This exhibit, housed in the Deep Cut Gardens Horticultural Center, is open daily from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Saturday, January 31.  FREE!

Deep Cut Gardens
Rose Parterre

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 Saturday, February 7

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!

  Grounds Outside the Horticultural Center                                 Koi Pond                          

                Inside the Greenhouse                                          Walking outside     


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  • 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.