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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 25, 2017

IN THE DOORYARD: ESSENTIAL WEEDS AT OUR FEET

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LECTURE AND SALVE MAKING WORKSHOP on Sat Nov 18

Rachel Mackow, owner of Wild Ridge Plants, weaves together the ecology of plants with their modern and historical uses.

The presentation is followed by a salve-making workshop that participants will bring home.

Click the image at right for more information and on line registration.



PESTS & DISEASES OF ORNAMENTAL WOODY PLANTS

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Friday, November 3

Rich Buckley and Sabrina Tirpak of Rutgers Plant Diagnostic Lab bring their expertise on diagnostic procedures, management and treatment.

This program is eligible for 2.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s!

Click the leaf for full program informaiton.



HOLIDAY SWAG WORKSHOP

Saturday, November 25

Get a jump on your holiday decorating by making your own outdoor swag under the expert tutelage of Marge Hulstrunk and Russell Gatzke.

Click our flyer for all the details.



HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS THIS WEEKEND!

SCAREDY PLANTS

Sunday, October 29

Celebrate Halloween with scary, smelly plants from around the world.

Step into the food laboratory to decorate a Halloween treat. Enjoy a creepy plant scavenger hunt, and create a spooky craft.

Family fun details on our Children's Page.

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Image by K. Muccillo. Click to Enlarge.

SCARECROWS in the GARDEN

Autumn is in the air, and festive scarecrows have taken over The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Explore the gardens, and discover comical, historic, and colorful scarecrows designed by individuals, families, businesses, organizations, scout groups, and school classes.

On display until November 17, 2017.



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 only a month 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.


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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The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a facility of the Morris County Park Commission

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