See below for our media coverage and Greenwood Gardens press releases. We would be delighted to set up a visit to the gardens, provide high-resolution images, help you research stories, and schedule a photo shoot or an interview.

Greenwood Gardens is a non-profit 28-acre public garden and historic site located at 274 Old Short Hills Road in Short Hills, New Jersey. A former private estate owned by the Day and Blanchard families, today Greenwood is a peaceful haven graced by terraced gardens, stately fountains, woodlands, grottoes, Arts and Crafts follies, and winding paths. To accomplish its mission of connecting people with nature in a historic garden oasis, Greenwood offers the visiting public self-guided tours and programs at the nexus of nature, beauty, and history. Greenwood Gardens is supported by gifts, membership, and volunteers.

Contact Information


Barbara Storms

Marketing Communications Manager

973-258-4026 ext. 29

In the Media

Millburn and Short Hills Magazine

Parcel of Paradise

Featuring quotes by Abby O’Neill, Executive Director at Greenwood Gardens | May 2024


Reader’s Digest

How to Use Coffee Grounds to Make Your Plants Thrive

Featuring quotes by Sonia Uyterhoeven, Head of Horticulture at Greenwood Gardens | March 2024


The Montclair Girl

The Best New Jersey Gardens to Enjoy this Spring and Summer

Some of the best parks in our area and how to make New Jersey really feel like a garden state | March 2024


New Jersey Family

New Jersey Family Garden State’s Best 2022 Winner: Prettiest Garden

You Voted! Now See the Garden State’s Best In 2022 | July 2022


Matters Magazine

“Despite his great love of the forest, Blanchard contends that there is nothing finer than standing on the veranda outside the house, at the very top of the mountain, ‘and having a 360-degree view without any development.'”

A Different Vision for the World | March 2022


Time Out New York

“Nudged up against the South Mountain Reservation, Greenwood Gardens presents a tranquil, isolated escape.”

The 21 Best Day Trips from New York City | February 11, 2022


Vicinity & Suburban Essex Magazines

“Greenwood Gardens offers a sensorial walk through the fora, fauna, fountains, Arts and Crafts follies, and antique garden ornaments from a time gone by.”

Greenwood Gardens: A Unique Combination of Nature, Horticulture, Arts & Crafts Garden Follies and Antique Ornaments | May 2021


“Tens of thousands of trees, plants and flowers make up the elegant and enchanting Greenwood Gardens in Essex County. This is a perfect N.J. escape in one of the most densely populated regions of the country.”

Explore this enchanting 28-acre garden hideaway in N.J. | July 2021


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