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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 July 5, 2017

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Meadow Walk at the Elizabeth D. Kay Environmental Center

Join botanist Jared Rosenbaum of Wild Ridge Plants on Saturday July 15 for an engaging hike at the Kay Center's beautiful wildflower meadows.

The Elizabeth D. Kay Environmental Center is located at 200 Pottersville Road, Chester, NJ 07930,

Click here for more details.


Flower Arranging Workshops

Learn basic techniques including coordination of design and color, the importance of conditioning, and how to choose a container in this Saturday July 15 class.

Have more experience? We have workshops for those with more experience. All materials supplied. Click the image for all the details about the July 15th Beginners Class



... on July 22



This Saturday, July 22 program focuses on green tomatoes, onions, garlic, radishes, carrots and more.

Learn growing techniques, best varieties, pest and disease management and how to harvest. Tastings, storage tips, cooking methods and recipes too!

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Add some of these bug repellent patio plants to your garden for a natural alternative (click the image at right to enlarge).

Check out our Retail Partners page and get a discount at your local nursery when you use your membership card. Not a member? You can sign up here today!

What's in Bloom

You can see a complete list of What's in Bloom (and where) at the Arboretum by clicking here.

Matilda's Café Open Each Weekend!


Meet a friend for coffee and enjoy a sweet or a savory at Matilda's Café with garden views out every window.

Matilda's will be open each weekend from now until October, 10 am to 5 pm. Visit our Matilda's Café page to see the current menu.

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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