Smell the Flowers This Spring | Visit Somerset County NJ

Smell the Flowers This Spring

Please note that as of May 13, 2020, the Duke Farms Orchid Range and Arboretum, Leonard J. Buck Garden, Colonial Park Gardens, and Cross Estate Gardens remain closed.

Update May 25, 2020 – U-Pick Peonies Open to the Public
Peony’s Envy Cut Flower Fields will open on Wednesday, May 27 to the public for U-Pick Peonies! Please note that the location for the cut flower fields is separate from Peony’s Envy Nursery and Display Gardens. The cut flower fields are located at English Farm in Liberty Corner (Basking Ridge), New Jersey. (3625 Valley Road, Liberty Corner, NJ 07938)

Entry is $10pp and cut flowers are $3 per stem.

Full dates/hours for U-Pick Peonies:
Wednesday -Sunday, May 27 – 31
Wednesday -Sunday, June 3 – 7
10am – 4pm. Last admission at 3:15, everyone must be out of the fields by 4pm.

Note strict COVID safety guidelines on the website. Don’t forget your mask and gloves, as well as clippers and a bag/bucket for your flowers.

Happy flower hunting!


We are pleased to announce that as of May 12, 2020, Peony’s Envy Nursery and Display Gardens has reopened to the public and will remain open through the second Sunday in June – pending COVID guidance from the state of New Jersey. The gardens are open from 10am-5pm, 7 days a week. Last entry is at 4pm, and gates close at 5pm.

Admission is $10 per person, including children of all ages. Plants and products are available for purchase, and credit cards can be used for these purchases. Online orders continue to be available for next day pickup. Click here for details.

Currently, cut flowers are not for sale. They will be available toward the end of May when herbaceous peonies begin to bloom, however there are numerous plants currently available for sale. Consider picking up a few to beautify your garden!

Be sure to see the Peony’s Envy Bloom Timeline Chart for details on what is in bloom.