Garden structure/sculpture, Nature-friendly
Mountsier is a garden for all seasons that has been created and fine-tuned for more than two decades, and now encompasses two acres. The owners Silas Montsier and Graeme Hardie have collaborated with noted landscape designer and friend Richard Hartlage; the result is a feast for the eyes and for the senses.
Principally a stroll garden, there are numerous focal points, small rooms, seating areas, private nooks and impressive vistas. Drifts of variegated Hakonechloa soften the strong architectural underpinnings of the garden and many of the brilliant and original plant combinations will thrill the devoted horticulturist. A collection of small sculptures, artworks and commissioned pieces is interspersed throughout as accent points and disarming bits of humor. The owners welcome visitors on Open Days in June and September this year. From thousands of early spring flowering bulbs to a subtle but glorious display of green on green in the early fall, there is something new to see and enjoy on every visit.
Read more about the Mountsier Garden in the New Jersey Monthly magazine, In Nutley, a Backyard Garden Ventures Far Beyond the Ordinary, April 23, 2021.
Open Days 2021: Saturday, June 12, and Saturday, September 11
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Members $5 per person; General admission $10. Children 12 and under free.
Register for June 12 Open Day below.
- Partial wheelchair access