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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 26, 2017



Part I: Saturday, August 5

Have some floral arranging experience but looking to expand your skills? Let Marge Hulstrunk show you how!

All materials supplied.

Click the arrangement for all the details and on-line registration.

ZUCCHINI PALOOZA on Sunday, August 6

Come celebrate this versatile vegetable with an afternoon of zucchini related fun for all ages. Zucchini races, Squash Toss and more!

More information? Click the flyer at right.


A cottage garden is freewheeling, not formal; generous, not stingy. Tour the cottage garden and find ideas for what you can do at your own home.

Sign up now for the Wednesday, August 16th program in this series by clicking here.

Photos of the Arboretum's cottage garden, courtesy Karen Muccillo.


Pollinating moth feeds from Sacred Datura

It’s time to celebrate the unsung heroes of the pollinating world—moths! Check out these sites for New Jersey events near you and to learn more about these fascinating insects:

Click the moth picture to enlarge.



Here are a a couple of more photos (courtesy Karen Muccillo) of what’s blooming now in the gardens.

Click them to enlarge, or better yet, come visit!

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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