FAR HILLS, NJ _ With spring on the horizon, the Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills this week opened its annual “Art & Photography Exhibit” focusing on the beauty of the diverse moods and seasons of the Somerset County Park Commission's parkland.

The exhibit, which just opened on Tuesday, will be presented through Friday, March 20, in the Buck Garden visitor's center at 11 Layton Road. The show will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday. 

There will be a special weekend viewing from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 14.

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Admission is free on all days.

More than 40 artists and photographers' pieces on display

Creative works on display will feature the Leonard J. Buck Garden as seen through the eyes of a wide range of talented photographers and artists, from dedicated amateurs to working professionals. 

The photographs and paintings show the garden property from many perspectives, from sweeping landscape views to portraits of individual flowers. The work of more than 40 artists and photographers will be displayed. 

The property is located near the border of the Hills section of Bedminster and Bernards townships.

Leonard J. Buck Garden is a premier rock gardens in the eastern United States encompassing a 13-acre alpine and woodland garden situated in the wooded stream valley. The garden contains a series of planted rock outcroppings, planting beds, a fern garden, and glimmering ponds and streams. Tucked among the rocks are rare and exotic rock garden plants. The wooded trails connecting the outcroppings are lined with beautiful wild flowers that have flourished and multiplied through the years.

For information on the Art and Photography Exhibit or other garden programs, please call 908-722-1200, ext. 5621.