New Brunswick, New Jersey

Frank G Helyar Woods and Rutgers Gardens – Rutgers University

Over 75 acres, this site features the largest collection of American Hollies in the world. The Donald B. Lacey Display Garden includes All America Selections flower and vegetable winners, a rhododendron and azalea garden, the Roy H. De Boer Evergreen Garden, the Ella Quimby Water Conservation Terrace Gardens, sun and shade gardens, an ornamental tree collection and a bamboo forest. The Gardens adjoin Frank G. Helyar Woods, an old growth forest of oak, hickory and beech. A nature trail features views of streams, the Weston Mill Pond and an old grove planting of White Pines. [ info ]