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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 December 13, 2017




Our Gingerbread Elves are hard at work counting all the votes.

We should have the results (hopefully tomorrow) and will post them on our website and on facebook the moment they are ready.

ALWAYS EVERGREEN for Grades 1-5 -- Monday, December 18

Using a variety of fresh-cut greens and fresh flowers, young people will create a seasonal centerpiece perfect for the holiday table. All supplies provided.


Basket Weaving Workshop: Mail Call -- only one spot left!

Sunday, January 7

Pamela Wilson, former Senior Horticultural Specialist and Plant Records Curator and Propagator with the Morris County

Park Commission and expert basket weaver, leads this beginner level workshop.

Create a “Mail Call” basket, perfect for hanging by your door for keys, cell phones, or outgoing mail.

Click here to register for this fun and creative class.

Members Only New Year’s Party

Sunday, January 14


The Victorians: How They Forever Changed The Garden

Lecture by Barbara Melera

Barbara Melera is advisor to Harvesting History, a new horticultural company founded to provide its customers with the finest quality horticultural and agricultural products available today. For 13 years, Ms. Melera was president and CEO for The D. Landreth Seed Company, the oldest seedhouse in America, established in 1784. Find out all about the program by clicking the image at right.

Following Barbara's talk, please join us for refreshments.

This program is free to members but don't let that stop you! Become a member today to take advantage of this member benefit. Find out how here.



Blackburn Scholarship Lecture

Saturday, February 3 with Gardener and Author Ken Druse

Click Ken's picture for more information and registration.

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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