Visiting Leaming’s Run Gardens
Leaming’s Run Gardens, consisting of 27 acres and 25 different themed gardens, is considered the largest U.S. garden of annual plants. Open to the public since 1978, this garden on the Jersey Shore features formal gardens surrounded by native woodlands and wetlands.
Special Features of Leaming’s Run Gardens
- Huge variety of annuals and perennials in bloom from spring through fall.
- A collection of hundreds of cinnamon ferns.
- Ponds, streams, and a waterfall
- Themed flower plantings, including
- Rare native plants and mushrooms
- A bamboo grove
- An abundance of butterflies, dragonflies, fish, frogs, turtles, and more.
Tips for Visiting Leaming’s Run Gardens
- Visiting the gardens in August is a special treat, when ruby-throated hummingbirds arrive before migrating south.
- Bring a picnic! Leaming’s Run Gardens welcoming picnickers, though no food is sold on the site.
- Paths throughout the gardens are constructed of gravel and hard-packed dirt and are wheelchair accessible.
1845 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210