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Tue Jul 14, 2020

7:00p - 8:30p

Summer Science: Composting and Eco-Friendly Yard Care

VIRTUAL ZOOM EVENT

Gray Russell, Sustainability Officer for the Township of Montclair will explain why environmentally-friendly yard care and composting to improve your soil are simple and effective steps toward better lawns and gardens, and how it is healthier for you and your family, your neighborhood, and our regional ecosystem. 

After you register, you will receive a Zoom link the morning of this event. If paying by check, payment must be received to our new PO Box (PO Box 2267, Morristown, NJ 07962-2267) by 7/7/2020. Please email lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net with any questions.

Please note:  If you are unable to attend live, you will be given access to the recorded version.

REGISTRATION AFTER 5PM ON 7/14 - YOU WILL RECEIVE THE RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

 

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: FOFA

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Wed Jul 22, 2020

7:00p - 8:30p

Dahlias

VIRTUAL WEBINAR

Join Samantha Rothman of Fairview Farm and Flowers to learn all about Dahlias. Each year her flower farm grows thousands of plants. Together we’ll learn about sourcing plant material, tips and tricks to grow your best flowers yet, as well as how to effectively dig and store your tubers. Come hear from this dahlia addict – you’re sure to become one too! 

REGISTRATION AFTER 7/22 - YOU WILL RECEIVE THE RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT.

Please email lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net with any questions.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Thanks to Margery Ennist for the Dahlia 'Gallery Leonardo' photo.

Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members

Location: Virtual

Sponsor: FOFA

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Tue Dec 1, 2020

7:00 PM

TREE SYMPOSIUM - MORE THAN THE METASEQUOIA: A STORY OF TREES AT THE WILLOWWOOD ARBORETUM

VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM 

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Zinnia Cheetham, Plant Records Curator, The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, will speak on More Than The Metasequoia: A Story of Trees at the Willowwood Arboretum.

Ms. Cheetham's talk will illustrate the importance of record keeping for trees in a collection. Highlighting the over 100 years of curation at the Willowwood Arboretum, the talk will include what information is recorded at the arboreta, trees of significance at the Willowwood Arboretum, and how the plant record keeping enriches and connects us to our history and community in the present day.

This program is eligible for 1.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU.

This program is eligible for International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) CEUs.

Please note: Registration will close at 12:00 pm the day of this session. A Zoom link will be sent to you at that time. Please check your spam folder if not received. Contact lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net with questions.

Cost: 10.00 member / 15.00 non-members

Location: VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM

Sponsor: FOFA

Tue Dec 8, 2020

7:00 PM

TREE SYMPOSIUM - SHARING OUR LANDSCAPES WITH ADDITIONAL FRIENDS

VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM

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Beth Brantley, PhD, Technical Support Specialist, Bartlett Tree Experts, will speak on Sharing Our Landscapes with Additional Friends.

Dr. Brantley's presentation will focus on food webs, relationships between our trees, trees and birds/bats, trees and insects, trees and fungi (mycorrhizal associations) and how we can make plant selections that will benefit the greater good and create a resilient landscape.

Oaks, Birches, Maples and Conifers will be featured.

This program is eligible for 1.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU.

This program is eligible for International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) CEUs.

Please note: Registration will close at 12:00 pm the day of this session. A Zoom link will be sent to you at that time. Please check your spam folder if not received. Contact lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net with questions.

Cost: 10.00 members / 15.00 non-members

Location: VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM

Sponsor: FOFA

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Sat Jan 9, 2021

Also January 16, 23 and 30 - 1:00 - 4:00 PM

BOTANICAL DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS with Katy Lyness

VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM

Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you've seen it? This introductory class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills. Artist Katy Lyness is a passionate home gardener and teaches botanical illustration at the New York Botanical Garden. She has been represented in international exhibitions and is active in the Tri-State Botanical Artist Group. She received her MA in Art Education from Columbia University Teacher's College.

A materials list will be provided at registration.  Registration is limited to 16 participants.

Four Saturdays: January 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.

Price includes all four sessions.

Questions?  Email lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net.

Cost: $80 members / $120 non-members

Location: VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM

Sponsor: FOFA

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Sun Jan 10, 2021

4:00 PM

MEMBERS ONLY NEW YEAR'S PARTY

VIRTUAL PROGRAM VIA ZOOM

Join the Friends for a Virtual Tour of the Flora and Fauna of Costa Rica

toucanPhil and Becky Witt are volunteer associate naturalists at New Jersey Audubon's Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, where they help lead photography workshops. Becky and Phil started as birders while in graduate school and have continued  pursuing their love of nature by traveling from Antarctica to Tanzania to photograph the world's wonders. This program will show a composite of a number of their trips to Costa Rica, a mecca for birders and nature photographers. Because of its diverse habitats, ranging from tropical lowlands to chilly 13,000-foot-high mountains, the flora and fauna of Costa Rica are equally diverse. Please join Phil and Becky on this virtual journey of some of Costa Rica's natural wonders - You won't regret it!

Registration for this event is for Members of the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Aboretum only. Please fill out the registration form by clicking here.

Please note: When you submit your registration, your ONLY confirmation will be on the screen that shows you've successfully registered. Please make a note of it! Registration will close on January 8th at 12:00 pm. A Zoom link will be sent to you the morning of the event. Please check your spam folder if you have not received the Zoom link. Contact lbencivengo@arboretumfriends.net with any questions.

Cost: Free

Location: VIRTUAL PROGRAM VIA ZOOM

Sponsor: FOFA