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Announcements as of September 7, 2011

The Friends of Frelinghuysen Arboretum are proud to host dozens of events in the coming weeks, ranging from exhibits to photo classes to tours to informative programs on gardens and horticulture.
Our full program is found on the Events Page of our website.
Please browse there at your leisure. Until then, here are some upcoming events that should be sure to be of interest.
Click here to read this and previous newsletters on-line.


Take advantage of all the great events at the Arboretum this Summer. See them all on the Events page of our website. Browse them there and sign up on-line while there is still room.


Rain Barrel Workshop

After our torrential rains, is there any question that you need one? Learn how to make your own 55 gallon rain barrel and get it ready for fall rainstorms. Register now for our Build A Rain Barrel Workshop on Friday, September 23 from 7-9pm.


Trees and Shrubs for Fall Interest

Are you looking to replace a fallen tree or damaged shrub? Fall is the ideal time to plant, so get some great ideas at this class.

Also, many tree have already started their autumn foliage display. Learn why on Thursday, September 22nd from 6:30-8pm or on Saturday, September 24 from 10am-11:30am. Horticulturalist Scott D'Agostino will build your fall interest tree and shrub vocabulary with some suggestions from our gardens.


Yoga for Gardeners

Want to get in shape for fall bulb planting? Join Nicole Coons of Bright Life Yoga Studios, an avid gardener, who has put together a yoga practice particularly suited to gardeners. Five classes starting Tuesday, September 27th. Read more and sign up on our Events page by clicking on the title or the image at right.

Friends 40th Anniversary Party

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum's 40th Anniversary Party is coming up soon (Sunday, October 2nd). We have lots of information both on the Events Page and on the 40th Anniversary Page (this includes lots of background details about the speakers, Friends history and the event's delectable menu).

Remember that all the events can be found on our Events Page where, we are happy to say, you can register and pay on line -- just click on the "Add to Cart" buttons on our Events page and Membership page.

Retail Partners

Don't forget to check out our Retail Partners. These fine local companies not only support us at our various events, but they offer our members discounts. Just show them your membership card at time of purchase.


Best of NJ 2011

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