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While you may view our full program on the Events Page of our website, we are pleased to highlight these upcoming programs.

Announcements as of February 15, 2017


Plant the seeds for a love of nature in Seedlings.

For preschoolers ages 3-5 and their adult caregivers.

Next up, Shadows of Spring, Wednesday, February 22. Discover why plants need light and how it helps them to grow.


Matilda’s Tea

Matilda’s Tea is back and couldn’t be more fun!

Bring your favorite young person and explore the art of millinery. Tea takers will begin by making their own hat before enjoying a light tea and talk.

Click the fascinator to register on line for the tea on Saturday March 11th.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • North American Rock Garden Society – Watnong Chapter offers a program by Randi Wilfert Eckel of Toadshade Wildflower Farm on Saturday, February 18 at 10am.

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SAVE THE DATE – May 6 + 7, 2017

Our 22nd Annual Plant Sale will be here before you know it!

Details to follow. See our Events page for future updates.

For Fun… - Plant Science as Art

Wrap your head around this:

The Majestic Gardens of Southwest England

Stourhead - click to enlarge

We are excited to invite you to join us for the next Friends international trip, traversing the counties of Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

Full details, including itinerary, garden descriptions, pricing and registration information are found on our website by clicking here.

Hope to see you in Cornwall soon.

Retail Partners

When shopping at our fine Retail Partners, please remember to present your Membership card at the beginning of your check out transaction. Our Retail Partners need to enter the discount at the beginning of that process.

If you have not yet used this wonderful Member Benefit, you can view our full list of Retail Partners by clicking here.

Amazon Smile

Don't forget to "SMILE!"Amazon Smile, that is!

Amazon, through the AmazonSmile Foundation will contribute 0.5% of your purchases on Amazon to a charitable organization you select. Please consider selecting The Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum as your designated recipient from this wonderful program.

Click here and log in to your amazon account to designate the Friends as your charity.

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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