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Greenwood Gardens

274 Old Short Hills Rd, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2100
+1 973-258-4026
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Don't waste your time and money to go to this garden

Yesterday, I and my friends drove to this Greenwood Garden in New Jersey. We initially planned to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Justin C
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New York City, New York
Good Karma If You Go

This is a hidden gem right under our noses in the Garden State! We found this lovely place quite by... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
citygirlpz
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New Jersey
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A jewel in the Garden State--a 28 acre garden with majestic trees, meadows, ponds, and cultivated woodlands surrounded by 2,100 acres of preserved parkland.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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274 Old Short Hills Rd, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2100
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+1 973-258-4026
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday, I and my friends drove to this Greenwood Garden in New Jersey. We initially planned to take some pictures with our digital cameras. But we were told that only point and shoot cameras and cell phones were allowed to be used. We tried to...More

Thank Justin C
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vicki J, Communications Associate at Greenwood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your sharing your concerns. We take to heart that Greenwood’s natural and manmade beauty inspires photography enthusiasts. At the same time, our mission is to provide guests an oasis, a retreat from the intensity of modern life. Unfortunately, we have learned that...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a hidden gem right under our noses in the Garden State! We found this lovely place quite by accident and by Karma, I think. This lovely garden is in the process of being restored, a process that will no doubt take years and...More

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vicki J, Communications Associate at Greenwood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for this lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll come again and again.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this lovely stately home and garden. The gardens are in the process of being rehabilitated as able to afford. Worth more visits just to see the progress and the change of the plantings. The barn and animals were an added bonus for our...More

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vicki J, Communications Associate at Greenwood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We're so glad you and your granddaughter enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It was really quite. Big garden. Super nice people. Even have delicious ice tea and cookies. Will definitely go back in the fall.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The large brick house is a Colonial Revival House and the 28-acre garden is at the back down some steps. The Pool and Fountains were not working when we visited. We walked all around the place using the guide and stopped at the Summer House,...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I came to Greenwood Garden on my lunch break to escape the work cubical doldrums on a warm spring day. The grounds and the garden were beautiful and picturesque (and trust me I took tons of pictures). I was able to hop on to a...More

Thank Tim J
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Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

Dear Timothy, Thanks so much for your review. Your description of Greenwood is exactly what we hope our guests will experience. We want all of our guests to have a break from the their busy lives and relax in the beauty of nature in a...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Greenwood Gardens is not only a spectacular public garden in the heart of beautiful Short Hills, NJ, but it is a place where children and their families can learn about bees, butterflies and birds while doing craft projects to take home and watching live demonstrations....More

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vicki J, Communications Associate at Greenwood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience and very kind words!

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

My father and I went to Greenwood Gardens on June 27 for the Twilight Tour. I hadn't been to the gardens before and was so happy to have booked the event. We were immediately greeted by the friendly director and our knowledgeable, passionate and patient...More

Thank Lisa B
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vicki J, Communications Associate at Greenwood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you so much for coming on our Twilight Tour, Lisa--and especially for your very kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience!

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Greenwood Gardens is a hidden treasure in Short Hills, New Jersey. Check the website for opening times before visiting as the hours are sometimes irregular.More

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Management response:Responded 22 June 2017

Gloria and Lorraine, Thanks so much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Our normal hours are Thursday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. We do open on some Monday holidays, so please check our website for those dates. We also offer...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We visited Greenwood Gardens on a lovely spring day and found it to be a beautiful and interesting garden. The formal gardens include a series of terraces, each with its own theme. Some plants are labelled, a real treat for amateur gardeners. Fountains are not...More

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vicki J, Communications Associate at Greenwood Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for visiting and writing this kind review--we hope you'll visit again soon!

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Karen M
31 May 2017|
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Response from vicki J | Property representative |
I'm very sorry to report that our website is down temporarily. The Garden is open Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 10am - 5 pm. Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for Students and Seniors. You can phone 973-258-4026 for more information.
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