Deep Cut Gardens

Facebook Logo152 Red Hill Road, Middletown, NJ 07748
732-671-6050 - Deep Cut Gardens Horticultural Center  
732-216-0330 - Park Maintenance  
Park Brochure & Map | Horticultural Library | History
Tick Advisory 

Park opens at 8 a.m. and closes at dusk daily, year round.
See what's happening at Deep Cut Gardens by visiting our In the Garden page.

Visitor Advisory  
Visitors are urged not to leave valuables in their cars and to notify Park Rangers of any suspicious activity in parking lots. To reach a Park Ranger, contact the County emergency communications center at 732-577-8700.

Take this opportunity to explore our gardens through a World Tour perspective. Discover plants native to countries from around the globe. Click here to view.  Then be sure to visit Deep Cut Gardens and see them in person. 

Deep Cut World Tour

Seed Exchange Station 

Seed Exchange

Our Seed Exchange Station is now up and running in the Horticultural Center.
The seeds are "take one, leave one."  FREE! 

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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. Please be aware that pets are not permitted at Deep Cut Gardens.

 
Rose

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. Visit our Programs & Registration page to see our Deep Cut Gardens offerings.

Story Map:    

Our Story Map highlights key features and plant life, and describes the context of the historic landscape of Deep Cut Gardens as it developed over time. These gardens are now used as an educational experience for the public to explore plants, horticulture, and landscape planning. Visit our Story Map

Deep Cut Gardens Story Map  

  

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 EVENTS 

Family Scarecrow & Jack-O-Lantern Design Contest   
Theme: “Fairy Tale Crow.”
Entries Accepted:
October 9-24 between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 
On Display: October 9-November 1
Is Halloween your favorite holiday? You are not alone! This year show off your creativity and bring the family together in a jaw dropping scarecrow design. Make your scarecrow and/or Jack-o-Lantern and enter into this contest.  For additional information or to register, visit our Programs & Registration page.

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES!  

2022 Show Theme “The Fractal Geometry of Nature in the Garden” 
Exhibition, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., January 1-31, 2022  
Entry Form & Information  



Outside the Horticultural Center

Koi Pond

Inside the Greenhouse

Walking outside


In accordance with New Jersey’s recently amended Smoke Free Air Act, all Monmouth County parks are now tobacco free. The new ban applies to cigarettes, pipes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and vaporize cigarettes, as well as smokeless tobacco such as snuff and chew. 

Directions

  • 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.