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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 October 11, 2017

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.



GINGERBREAD TIPS & TECHNIQUES

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Saturday, October 21

If you’ve always wanted to have an entry in our Gingerbread Wonderland Exhibit but don’t know where to begin, this is the class for you!

Learn some tips and techniques from a professional baker to get you on your way. It’s a great family, scout or school group activity and it is definitely not too early to get started.

Click here for details and on-line 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.



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OCTOBER TOUR at BAMBOO BROOK

Sunday, October 15

Enjoy an autumn tour of this special horticultural site. Click here to visit our website for 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!



IT’S ALL ABOUT GINGERBREAD!

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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 other things Gingerbread) are on our website now: click here for the Events page).



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GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND NEEDS YOU!

It’s hard to believe our 26th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland and Craft Show is less than two 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 the final list of the season (October 1st) 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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