FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This Saturday, the public was invited to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the Rudolf W. van der Goot Rose Garden “Rose Day Festival" at Colonial Park Gardens. 

If you didn't get a chance to check it out don't worry, you can visit daily from 8 a.m. to sunset, except for Wednesday mornings, because they are closed until noon. 

The visit is free although a suggested donation of $3 per adult and $1 per senior or child is greatly appreciated. 

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The video below is titled "A Place of Enchantment and Delight":

"A visit to the garden provides an excellent opportunity to learn about roses and the many varieties available," according to the Somerset County Park Commission. "A visitor interested in adding roses to the home landscape can see the color, size, form, and quality of each rose variety and choose those most suitable for their own gardens. It is also a great place to get away from it all."

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