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Announcements as of May 23, 2012

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, but here are some upcoming events that we would like to highlight.
Click here to read this and previous newsletters on-line.


Memorial Day This Weekend

Can Summer be far behind? The gardens at the Arboretum are awash with color and worth a walk on this holiday weekend.

Friends Annual Meeting

Invitations are in the mail for our Annual Meeting on June 10 featuring award winning garden writer Ken Druse. Please RSVP by calling in or online by clicking on the picture of his new book, Natural Companions.

Totally Tomato

It seems like there are more heirloom tomatoes than ever available to purchase. But how to sort out the really great names from the really great tastes? Get all the information you’ll need to grow a great harvest of ‘maters -- come to Totally Tomatoes on Saturday, June 2.

The Edible/Ornamental Garden

You too can be a locavore. Tasty vegetables can be as close as your perennial bed if you learn how to mix edibles with your ornamentals. Hear about it on Saturday, June 16 from author, photographer and real gardener Karen Bussolini.

To register for this program or for more information, please call 973.326.7603 or reserve on-line by visiting our events page.

Corn On and Off the Cob

Jersey Corn is starting to arrive in markets. Need some great new recipes? Chef Cynthia Triolo will inspire even the Corn Gods to new heights of taste on Sunday, June 24.

Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Vendors

Gingerbread Wonderland may seem light years away, but we are busy planning its Craft Show. If you are interested in being a vendor at the 2012 Gingerbread Wonderland, please email

What's in Bloom At the Arboretum

Coming for a walk? Check out what’s in bloom right here with our on-line What's in Bloom list.

Register for any of these online at our website or by calling 973-326-7603.


Remember that all our 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

Our Retail Partners list continues to grow! Look under "Membership" and then "Discount Offers" on our website (or just click on the headline above).

Remember to bring your membership card when shopping.


Best of NJ 2011

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