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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 May 3, 2017

The Plant Sale Starts This Friday!

Prosecco, anyone?


Okay, now that we have your attention, why not register for a talk by Plantsman David Culp in Prosecco, Pellegrino, and Plants with David Culp.

David will tell us about exciting new plants for our gardens and help us shop for some of his favorites to put in our own gardens. And yes, we will be serving Prosecco and Pellegrino!

This is a members only event but you can join us by clicking here to sign up on-line for a membership today! Membership includes a yearly plant dividend.

Just click the picture at left to register for this Friday May 5 event.


Buy This Plant!

Stroll the Arboretum grounds to find these signs.

Like what you see? You're in luck! Plants with these signs will be available for purchase at our upcoming Plant Sale.

Not sure if it will work in your setting? Ask a Plant Sale Plant Expert.

You'll see them at the tent all weekend.


American Home Landscapes: A Design Guide to Creating Period Garden Styles with Denise Wiles Adams

Author and historian Denise will discuss historical landscape design and adapting it to modern needs.

A book sale and signing follows.

Click on the image to register on line.

Saturday, May 13.


Azaleas and Rhododendrons: Selection, Planting and Care

Learn more about these late spring beauties with Speaker Mark Zukovich.

Click on the image to register on line.

Saturday, May 20.

What's in Bloom

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Did you know you can see a list on our website that lists What's in Bloom and where to find it on the Arboretum grounds?

Click here and we'll bring you right to it!

You can also get up close and personal with a What's in Bloom display in the Haggerty Education Center lobby (pictured at right). Right now tulips are still going strong as well as other spring bulbs. Flowering trees and lilacs are doing their thing.

It's a beautiful time to come see the gardens!

Too Many Tulips?

Can't get to the arboretum in person this week?

You may enjoy a new photo gallery recently added to our website: "Too many tulips?" (just click on the image at right). These pictures are from Steve Kanan who has shared his beautiful pictures of the Arboretum with us in the past.



Enjoy a sweet or a savory at Matilda's Cafe, with garden views out every window.

Matilda's will be open each weekend (except Mother's Day) from now until October.

Stourhead - click to enlarge

The Majestic Gardens of Southwest England

We are happy to announce that our upcoming international trip, traversing the counties of Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, is filled.

Details of how to add your name to our waiting list are found on our website by clicking here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Current open positions: Treasurer and Accounting Assistant

Do you have the accounting or related background that would be useful in one of these roles? Your expertise can be a valuable contribution to the Friends and the Arboretum. Check the Positions Open page on our website and/or call Friends at 973-326-7603 for details about these positions.

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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