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Announcements as of May 28, 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.


Last call for registration for the Annual Meeting

One of the many benefits of Membership in the Friends, the Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 15th, is a great time to catch up with old Friends and a chance to see our gardens sporting their late spring blooms.

Speaker John Danzer entertains us with the “History of Garden Furniture, a perfect topic for Father’s Day!

Please call 973-326-7603 to register or do so on line by clicking the title, above.

Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life

Has Peter Rabbit been a favorite in your house? If so, please join us on Sunday, June 22nd, for “Beatrix Potter’s gardening Life” a talk by author Marta McDowell whose recently released book of the same name garnered kudos from the NY Times.

Register on-line by clicking the image at right.

Biblical Botany Walking Tour

On Sunday, June 29th, Dr. Jon Greenberg leads a walking tour of the Arboretum. Jon’s knowledge of plants is trumped only by his biblical knowledge.


Spend a few hours with Jon and absorb some of his brilliance as he walks us through 5000 years of plant knowledge. To learn more about his work, visit his website, Register on-line by clicking here.

Summer Arboretum Leaves is On the Way

The new issue of Arboretum Leaves is in the mail. Copies were emailed this morning while paper copies should arrive in just a few days!

Our website's Events page has all the new events where you can browse and register on line.

Matilda's Café


Matilda’s Cafe is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday through October from 10am -5pm. Call 973-394-1100 for the menu and to reserve a nice box lunch!

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

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, maintained by volunteer Phil Dahlen.

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.

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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