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Announcements as of April 22, 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.



Yes, Spring is Here

Even the tiny tulips in our Rock Garden are blooming!

To learn what else is blooming, read the What’s in Bloom column by volunteer Phil Dahlen. Click here to enlarge the image.

Are You a Member of the Friends?

Are you coming to the Members Only Sale on Friday evening, May 2nd? It's only 10 days away!

RSVP online by clicking here or by calling 973-326-7603? If you’re coming, please let us know!

If you’re not a Member, now is a perfect time to join (click here to join on line).

A Gardeners Guide to Hydrangeas

No buds on your hydrangea? Maybe you pruned it wrong again….

Get it all straightened out with Marc Zukovich on Saturday, May 17th. Register on-line by clicking here.

Grow, Cook, Eat

Heirloom Tomatoes are the focus of Grow, Cook, Eat on Wednesday, May 21st. Two times the fun with Cynthia cooking and Gwen expounding on the virtues of the “love apple.”

Register on-line by clicking here.

Berkshire Blast!

Who’s coming to the Berkshires with us?

What a trip we have planned! Read all about it by clicking here and start your walking regimen now, so that you’ll be in shape for these fabulous gardens. Tues/Wed, June 24-25.


African Violet Club offers a talk on Sinningia, a cousin of the African Violet and member of the Gesneriad family on May 14 at 7:30 – FREE and no registration required.

Matilda's Café


Matilda’s Café, offering light fare, is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am -5pm.

Bring your laptop or tablet – the Café has WIFI! Or, bring a magazine and enjoy your lunch on the Waterwise Deck.

2014 Plant Sale

Only 10 days till The Friends 19th Annual Plant Sale! 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.

Click here to register for the Friday night event or here for membership information.

We have added lots of plants to our On-Line Plant List so take a look and start your wish list. Also, there are several new articles on our Plant Sale Page where you can the whole scoop on this year's Plant Sale.

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.

Featured Partner Articles


Great updates from two of our Retail Partners:

This and 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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