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Address: 1845 Rte 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone Number: +1 609-465-5871
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Open from June 20th through September 20th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, closed...

Open from June 20th through September 20th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Leaming's Run Gardens is a charming series of flower gardens nestled into acres of native woodlands in Cape May County, New Jersey. The shady path leads you past a bamboo grove, an expansive cinnamon fernery,and many beautiful vistas created by the themed flower plantings. The gardens were created by the Aprill family to preserve the centuries old woodlands and wetlands that are home to many rare native plants, and to create a relaxing place for visitors to escape from the pace of modern life. Family owned and operated for 36 years, the gardens are supported solely through admission fees. No outside funding has ever been received. Hummingbirds are plentiful in August. We hope you will visit, relax, and leave refreshed. We appreciate the support the garden has received from our guests over the years.Jack, Emily, Gregg and Missie Aprill

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Beautiful, Peaceful Oasis

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of South Jersey and enjoy a beautiful, naturalist setting, then this is the place for you! The owners have lovingly preserved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
Janet L
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South Seaville, New Jersey
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Let me start by saying I used to love this place as a kid. I have found memories of going there and exploring the Colonial farm house, kitchen garden, and seeing the farm animals. I was there about 5 years ago and found it much like I remembered, so when I went this past Friday in late September I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

A really nice place to come out in the spring to see all the colors. this is been a nice small run park for many people local and visitors a like to come see. nice little day trip and very inexpensive. Brown Halloween I like to do a Halloween walk which is fun for kids and adults.

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Not much of a garden. Not worth the price… any price. Grounds are poorly designed and maintained. The owner must consider himself to be an authority on hummingbirds. He will bore you with his babble on the topic.

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Medford, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The flowers and plants are just beautiful and the small wildlife and insect inhabitants are exciting to spot. We saw a bunch of hummingbird very close up...amazing.

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2 Thank James L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of South Jersey and enjoy a beautiful, naturalist setting, then this is the place for you! The owners have lovingly preserved and tended 50 acres in this naturalist setting. Peaceful, tranquil and well worth the small price of admission! Something the children will absolutely love -- all of the... More 

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2 Thank Janet L
Villas, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Such beautiful gardens I had to go back a second time in one week!!!! I loved the Lilly pad lake with the turtles and frogs, the waterfall is just serene, and the bamboo forest is just magical! I am also looking forward to their Halloween walk through when they turn it into Screamings Run. I am really impressed and will... More 

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Audubon, New Jersey
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have driven past this garden for years on my way to the shore. My sister and I decided to take a day trip to finally see it. We had to pay 8 dollars each and after slowly walking through the path we were done in under 10 minutes. This year the gardens are by color but most had very... More 

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Thank Beth856
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

Blink and u will miss it..walk took about 35mins. $8.00 a person and not a whole bunch to see. Couple stops with flowers and a waterfall scene.

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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great experience on how things were done hundreds of years ago. The gardens of how things such as tobacco, cotton and vegetables were grown years ago was interesting. The cooking hearths looked great and homey.

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Thank Florentine1901
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Paid $32 for 4 of us to walk through. We were soooo disappointed! Barely any flowers, little color, and we walked through in a half hour. I could see more flowers at Home Depot Garden center. Don't waste your time and money. Ripoff!

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