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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Colorful Surprises
Sara Gray

Colorful Surprises

“I wish we had a larger area for our shade garden,” Steve says. “It surprises people when they see the plants and color found there.” Pink-and-white bleeding heart, coralbells, hostas, red-leafed caladium, and green-and-gold variegated liriope dazzle the eye.

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Top 21 Beaches, Coast to Coast

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