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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 September 27, 2017

THE LIBERATED LANDSCAPE: A Lecture by Larry Weaner

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Saturday, October 7

Learn how celebrated designer Larry Weaner combines design with the reproductive abilities of plants for compelling, low-maintenance landscapes.

You can see more of Larry’s work on his website lweanerassociates.com and in the July/August 2017 issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine.

This program is eligible for 2.0 Rutgers master Gardener CEU’s.

Click here for more information and online registration.



GLORIOUS SHADE: A LECTURE

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Saturday, October 21

Jenny Rose Carey, author, takes a look at the world of shade gardens including techniques, design and maintenance tips.

A book signing of her stunning new book Glorious Shade follows.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s!

Click the Glorious Shade book cover for more information and online registration.



WHAT’S SO GREAT ABOUT: Cold Frames

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Wednesday, October 18

Learn to extend the growing season in both directions!

Grow winter hardy greens like spinach, mache, and claytonia. Serious gardeners wouldn’t be without a cold frame and neither should you.

This program is eligible for 1.0 Rutgers master Gardener CEU’s.

Click the cold frame image for more information and online registration.



OCTOBER TOURS

Enjoy a different tour at a different horticultural location on three different Sundays this month. Visit our website for complete details.

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SPROUTS & SEEDLINGS

—Classes for Your Favorite Preschoolers

Plant the seeds for a love of nature in Sprouts (ages 2-3) or Seedlings (ages 4-5)!

Story time, a hands-on activity and an outdoor exploration of the arboretum.

Click here for dates and details!



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ENTER YOUR GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND CREATION IN OUR 26th ANNUAL SHOW

Enter your edible structure in one of six categories: Adult, Family, Children, School, Scout and Special Needs.

Entry forms and all things Gingerbread will be on our website (click here for the Events page) beginning October 1st!



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GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND NEEDS YOU!

It’s hard to believe our 26th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland and Craft Show is less than three months away and we need your help!

Would you like to be a Gingerbread Wonderland Volunteer? It's not too soon to sign up using the online volunteer form.

Stay tuned for all the Gingerbread details - click the logo at right for the Gingerbread Wonderland on our Events page.


What's in Bloom

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


Matilda's Café Open Each Weekend!

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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.

That’s it for this time. Hope you enjoyed this edition of the newsletter. Tell your friends about this handy way to keep up with activities at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum (click here for complete directions for subscribing.


Visit our website: https://www.arboretumfriends.org.
Email your comments or suggestions to webmaster@arboretumfriends.org.
Phone us at (973) 326-7603.

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