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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.

Volunteer Treasurer Needed

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum are conducting a search for a new Treasurer to serve on the Board of Directors.

If you have a strong background in accounting or related financial field and are looking for a meaningful way to share your expertise, please contact the Friends office at: 973.326.7603 to find out more about this opportunity.


Announcements as of March 1, 2017



Plant the seeds for a love of nature in Seedlings. For preschoolers ages 3 to 5.

Next up: The Shape of Things on March 8. Click our flyer for all the details.


Creating an Inviting Garden with Style

Speaker Susan Cohan, Landscape Designer, focuses on three overarching garden styles that cover just about everyone’s idea of what they would like in their personal outdoor space. Come learn what your garden is and what it can be.

Click the photo at right for more information and to signu up for this Sunday March 26 program.


Fancy Yourself a Fascinator?

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 sign up for this Saturday March 11th program.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • NJ State Chrysanthemum Society – welcomes all to their meeting on Friday, March 10 at 1pm. Doris Cunniff speaks on pressed flowers and more.

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What’s in Bloom

Witch Hazel! The arboretum has several varieties – how many can you find? Like fireworks in your garden, come see these little bursts of bloom right now.

Thinking about planting witch hazel for yourself? Check these links:

Click to open Plant Sale Page

PLANT SALE – May 5, 6 + 7, 2017

All this nice weather has us dreaming about our 22nd Annual Plant Sale!

Learn why you won’t want to miss it and more on our Plant Sale 2017 page.

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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