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

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Everyday Discoveries
Sara Gray

Everyday Discoveries

Coneflowers, a perennial stalwart of the garden, stand 2 to 3 feet tall and sway in the ocean breeze. Today, the not-quite-1-acre lot features “little garden rooms separated by plants, shrubs, and trees, where people can stroll around and turn a corner to discover what comes next,” Steve says.

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Plan your summer getaway now: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, plus fabulous lodging so you can stay as long as you like.

The Cove Beach, Cape May, New Jersey