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Announcements as of June 27, 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.


Saturday is for Iris Lovers!

The Garden State Iris Society’s sale will be held this Saturday, June 30 from 10am - 4pm.

What an array of colors and forms – all at reasonable prices and in support of a wonderful group.

In Support of Children and Dirt

Here is an interesting article (click here for NY Times article) on children and dirt.

If you agree, please support the “Branching Out!” program by attending its 40th Birthday on August 11 or by making a donation to the Friends in support of “Branching Out!” that will be used to re-furbish our greenhouse. Click on the title, above, for more information about the program.

Introduction to Dahlias

Those lush dahlias always amaze us with their rich colors. If you want to learn more about them, come to a free class on Friday, July 6 at 7:30pm. No registration is necessary – the class is given by our friends at the NJ State Chrysanthemum Society.

Perennially Fragrant

Lavender is blooming everywhere. If you want to learn more about lavender or a dozen more fragrant perennials, take a class with David Hyde on Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30 pm. As owner of Well Sweep Herb Farm in Port Murray, NJ, David is an expert on selecting and caring for these plants whose beauty and scent adds so much to your life, not just your garden.

The Labyrinth Is Open

Remember to visit our labyrinth the next time you are here. Click on the heading, above, for more information about our labyrinth.

Happy July 4th everyone!

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.


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. Alternatively, you may register by calling 973-326-7603.

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.


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