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Announcements as of March 25, 2014

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.


How-To House Plants

Last call for this Saturday’s “How to House Plants.”

Marc Zukovich is a thoughtful and thorough teacher and your house plants will thank you for learning more about how to better care for them!

Click on the flyer to register on-line.

African Violet Show

The weekend of April 5th & 6th is all about the African Violets! Enjoy the show, Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday.


Matild's Cafe Grand Opening

Matilda’s Café celebrates its Grand Opening on Sunday, April 6.

You are cordially invited to join us as we welcome this new Visitor amenity to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Click on the image at right for more details.

Brassicas, Broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflower

The first of the Grow, Cook, Eat Series begins on Wednesday April 16th with “Brassicas, Broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflower.” Learn how to make these nutritious, strongly flavored vegetables work in your garden and at your table.

Photo Scavenger Hunt

April’s Weekend Photo Scavenger Hunt them is “Mellow Yellow.”

How many of the clues can you find?

Plant Sale Preview Presentation

Have you signed up yet for Sue Acheson’s Pre-Sale Presentation? Get a head start on your plant shopping and learn about the marvelous plant picks in store at May’s Plant Sale.

Register on-line by clicking here.


Shopping at Whole Foods in April?

Please support the Morris County Park Commission by scheduling your shopping on April 9th.

Click on the flyer at left for more information.

2014 Plant Sale

Here is a somewhat longer range welcome to Spring: The Friends 19th Annual Plant Sale is coming up the first weekend of May! Put big red stars on your calendar for the Members-Only Sale Friday, May 2nd, and the Main Event Saturday and Sunday, May 3rd & 4th.

This year's Plant Sale Preview Talk is Thursday, April 10th. Plant lover Sue Acheson gives her take on great plants including her favorites (and there are a lot of them). Click here to register on line.

We have added lots of plants to our On-Line Plant List so take a look and start your wish list. Read all about the sale on our Plant Sale Page by clicking here where you can also see loads of articles, including many of our favorite plants.

Retail Partners

As a member of The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum you can enjoy discounts at our Retail Partners. Please show your Friends' membership card at time of purchase. Click here to see the up-to-date list of fine vendors.


Welcome Our Newest Retail Partner

Please welcome The Friend's newest retail partner: Condursos Garden Center. From starting seeds to a lush outdoor sanctuary, Condursos full service Garden Center & Nursery is the one-stop resource for garden lovers. Since 1929 - celebrating more than 80 years as a local, family-owned nursery, they are open year round.

Condursos' friendly and knowledgeable staff is there to help you. Bring your Friends Membership card to enjoy 10% off the regular retail price on all green goods (see our Retail Partners Page for details).

Prior Featured Retail Partner articles may be accessed by clicking here.

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.


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