Many people consider the rose to be the most beautiful of all flowers. A symbol of love and passion, we know just how much it means to present a dozen roses to that special someone in your life…imagine what it might mean to deliver a day filled with more than 3,000 roses in 345 varieties in a beautiful setting, in peak season in one of the Northeast’s most beautiful gardens! 

No need to imagine! Belle Mead / Montgomery Residents at Meadows at MontgomeryPike Run Village and Pike Run Meadows can simply head out their doors to explore the award-winning Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden nearby where romances most coveted flower takes center stage during Junes’ peak rose blooming season. 

Once a working farm, dating back to the mid-1800s, in 1981 the garden was re-named in honor of Rudolf W. van der Goot, the first horticulturist with the Somerset County Park Commission as a tribute to his efforts in designing and developing the garden.

For more information about visiting the garden, guided tours and the rich history of this seasonal wonder, please click here and you’ll be taken to the gardens webpage for in-depth information. 

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