FOFA Newsletter Logo
This newsletter is brought to you by the Friends of Frelinghuysen Arboretum and was delivered to your mailbox because you directly subscribed to it or gave your e-mail address as part of your membership registration. If you have changed your mind and wish to unsubscribe, please see the instructions at the bottom of this page.

Announcements as of October 4, 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.

Wow, this is a long list, this week. Here are quite a number of great programs -- cooking, gingerbread, children's program, perennials, most in just the next few weeks. By the way, we also just added a new gardening resource to our Garden Fact Sheets page, this one focused on trees and shrubs for Fall fruits and berries. Check it out.

Gingerbread Wonderland Members Only Preview Party

The cooler days are upon us and serve as a reminder that Gingerbread Wonderland is coming. Have you made your reservation for the Members Only Preview Party yet?

Please call and make your reservation for this special evening -- it's a Members Only Benefit!

The Perennial Diva Comes to The Arboretum

Stephanie Cohen is the Perennial Diva and she is also a very approachable, practical and funny lady with an encyclopedic knowledge of perennials and their multitudinous cultivars. She'll be here on Saturday, October 15.

Will you? Call now to reserve your place!

Citrus and Spice and Everything Nice

Well Sweep Herb Farm is coming to visit! David Hyde, owner of the fabulous and one of a kind Well Sweep Herb Farm in Port Murray, will be here on Saturday, November 12 with unusual plants and special potting mix to sell. Don't miss this chance to meet David and get yourself a citrus plant to nurture this winter.

Who loves herbal vinegars?

Who is tired of spending $8 and more on a bottle of fruit or herb flavored vinegar?

If you raised your hand, come to this class where you will make 3 nice bottles of herbal vinegar and learn a skill that will keep you in hostess gifts for the rest of your life. Friday, October 14 -- your choice of am or pm classes to fit into your busy schedule.


Chef Cynthia Triolo takes this overlooked fruit on and makes it relevant for 21st century palates. If you are looking to wow your foodie friends with something exotic this thanksgiving, this is the cooking class for you! Sunday, October 16 at 1pm. You know Cynthia's classes fill up fast, so make your call soon.

Where have all the bees gone?

Find out at this well done documentary screening. Admission is free, but please don't bring your own popcorn -- we have nice snacks for sale at reasonable prices. Suitable for ages 9+. This film will get you started thinking about a pollinator friendly garden. Sunday, October 23 at 2pm. Call now for a reservation.

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

That's it for this time. Hope you enjoyed this edition of the newsletter. Tell your friends about this handy way to keep up with activities at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum (click here for complete directions for subscribing.

Visit our website:
Email your comments or suggestions to
Phone us at (973) 326-7603.

Follow us on
Follow us on
*|REWARDS|* Remove me from this list