The Garden Party will return for 2023 on September 10th!
Check back for more info. In the meantime, check out some photos from last year's event below!

Sunday, September 18th | 4 - 7 pm

205 Rutgers Place, Nutley, NJ 07110

The Mountsier-Hardie Garden is hosting The Garden Party to benefit Nutley Family Service Bureau on September 18th (rain date is September 19th). Featuring top local restaurants and an eclectic mix of entertainment including The Attic (pop/rock), Sheldrake Lukas (opera), Mina Greiss (pop), Xandt Wyntreez (poetry), Jerome Bongiorno (jazz guitar) and Ian Frobose (jazz saxophone). Soak in the ambiance, listen to music, sip wine, sample delicious foods, and experience a delightful event! NFSB provides mental health, social services and a food pantry supporting hundreds of local residents.

Proceeds enable NFSB to carry out its mission to strengthen the emotional and social well-being of individuals and families through affordable mental health counseling and social service programs.

Featuring an eclectic mix of entertainment

The Attic (pop/rock)
Sheldrake Lukas (opera)
Mina Greiss (pop)
Xandt Wyntreez (poetry)
Jerome Bongiorno (jazz guitar)
Karen Trindle (harpist)
Ian Frobose Quartet (jazz saxophone)
The Garden Party

About the Mountsier-Hardie Garden

The Mountsier-Hardie Garden was designed by famed landscape architect Richard Hartlage and owners Silas Mountsier and Graeme Hardie. The two-plus acre space is not generally open to the public and has been featured in many publications lauding its beauty. The garden features grand views, areas of quiet contemplation, outdoor sculptures, and hundreds of rare and common plant and flower varieties.

Meet Our Sponsors

TAPinto Nutley Media Partner

Forest Sponsors $1,000

The Oak Tree Sponsors $500

Matthew De Fede

Alpha Chi Rho National Fraternity and Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation
honor the memory of Ruth Bedford

The Dogwood Sponsors $300

Silas Mountsier and Graeme Hardie​

James McGuire

Joanna Conrad

The D'elia Family

Mary & Brad Graves

Esposito/Knott Family


the roake family

The Hunter Family

Dianne & David Wilson

Ken & Diane Cibelli

Pillepich Family


Rzempoluch/hetzer Family

The 2022 Garden Party was a resounding success!
The event featured food from top local restaurants and an eclectic mix of jazz, classical & contemporary music and poetry.

View the images from the 2022 Garden Party Below