Seaside Gardening Guide

See what’s growing in these enchanting spaces by the sea.

Garden State Blooms

Anchored by a historic lighthouse, exuberant New Jersey flora thrive just 100 feet from the Atlantic.

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Labor of Love
Sara Gray

Labor of Love

Steve designed the lighthouse gardens in 1986 and now spends volunteer hours tending his creation. The plot’s care precludes chemicals. “The caterpillar munching on parsley in June may be the black swallowtail we look forward to seeing later,” he says.

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