The New Jersey Native Plant Garden at Rutgers University, started in 1957, was designed by Raymond P. Korbobo, specialist in ornamental horticulture, New Jersey College of Agriculture, and is a scale model of the map of the state. Mrs. Edward L. Coffey, GCNJ's, State Horticulture Chairman, was appointed to plan and plant the garden.
Dr. Mason W. Gross, President Rutgers University,
Mrs. Edward Coffey, GCNJ's, State Horticulture Chair,
Mr. Donald F. Cameron, University Librarian,
Mrs. William J. Walters, Life President GCNJ,
Mrs. Austin B. Sayer, GCNJ
Follow this link to see a letter from the Rutgers Librarian and pictures of the Original Garden Click here to see list of plants.