Open Days Program Garden Tour - Essex County
Explore two private and public gardens in Nutley and Short Hills, open for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. Properties include the public Italianate gardens at Greenwood Gardens, graced by colorful tiles, rustic stone tea houses, and vistas stretching for miles into the surrounding wooded hillsides. The private Mountsier Garden features a large collection of figurative and modern art, strolling paths, rare and common plants, water features, and a semi-circular berm planted in 10,000 bamboo grasses in four leaf colors. No reservations required for garden visiting; rain or shine. For More Information: See www.opendaysprogram.org or call The Garden Conservancy toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, 1-888-842-2442.
Admission is $7 per garden.