The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Gingerbread Santa
Gingerbread Tips & Techniques - Sat Nov 8
Matilda's Cafe - Fall Specials
Grow Great Garlic-morning - Sat Oct 25th
Beads for Peace - Tues Nov 18th
Living Landscape - Sun Oct 26th
Grow, Cook, Eat: Winter Roots - Wed 11/19/14

Gingerbread Wonderland Is Coming Soon!

The 23rd Annual Gingerbread Wonderland opens this year at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum on Friday, December 5th and runs through Sunday December 14th. Click the image at left for full details of this fabulous event.

As always, Friends members are invited to a Preview Party the evening before. Details and a registration form are here.

Exhibitors Wanted!

If you want to be part of the excitement and build a gingerbread structure to display, download the rules and entry form by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you again at this year's Gingerbread Wonderland.

Welcome to the Friends Website

Building Community Through Horticulture
Engage, Enrich, Educate

Through their continuing commitment and volunteer efforts, The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum foster and develop public awareness, knowledge and enjoyment of horticulture and the natural world, and of course, help to preserve and maintain the beauty of this most valued community and regional resource, The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Be sure to view our News and Resources links which are updated regularly as are our photographs (see the menu at the top of every page).

Go really green and sign up for the electronic version of the Arboretum Leaves to be delivered to your email inbox. Just follow the instructions found in your paper Arboretum Leaves.

How to Keep Up With the Arboretum

If you are new to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, keeping up with all the activities may seem daunting. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Browse our website regularly. We work hard at updating it regularly.
  • Look especially at two sections that change regularly: our Events Page and our News Page. The first provides a detailed listing of programs scheduled for the next few months, including facilities for scheduling and purchasing on-line. The second contains brief news items about what is going on at the Arboretum.
  • Become a member -- one of the many benefits is a regular newsletter, Arboretum Leaves available either in paper or pdf. See below for link.
  • Sign up for our regular email newsletter.

Other Items of Interest

The website is quite extensive, providing information about both the Friends and the Arboretum, a detailed Events Calendar plus helpful details for planning your visit. Use the navigation links at the top of every page. The "Home" button will bring you back to this page.