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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 May 30, 2018

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DEER RESISTANT NATIVE PLANTS

Wednesday, June 6

While no plant is deer proof, Michael Van Clef, Project Director, NJ Invasive Species Strike Team will speak about native plants that deer often leave alone. He will also offer “tricks and tips” to effectively grow non-deer resistant native plants.

Click the flyer for details and registration.



GROW YOUR GROCERIES – SENSATIONAL SALADS

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Sunday, June 17

Bring your Dad to this vegetable garden talk featuring The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Gardener, Jeanne Lardino, and Chef and Master Gardener Cynthia Triolo.

Jeanne focuses on growing techniques, etc. and once harvested, Cynthia prepares a few salads with some surprising ingredients from the garden. Recipes accompany the talk.

Click the flyer for details and on-line registration.



INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT: TO SPRAY OR NOT TO SPRAY?

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Saturday, June 23

Join horticulturist Marc Zukovich tor a talk focusing on the principles and practices of Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Disease resistant plants, bio-rationals, systemics, nematodes and more are all part of the discussion.

Click the flyer for details and on-line registration.



ATTENTION MEMBERS OF THE FRIENDS OF
THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM:

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Dr. Lesley Parness

Please don’t forget to register for the Friends Members Only Annual Meeting on Sunday, June 10.

A couple of very important issues will be brought up at the Meeting which will require Members to vote on. Please go to https://www.arboretumfriends.org/annual-meeting-june-10-2018 to familiarize yourself with all the details and prepare yourself to vote on the issues.

If you are unable to attend the Meeting, it is very important that you return the proxy card that was mailed to you, or print one from the website and mail in: https://www.arboretumfriends.org/AnnualMeeting/180610/AnnualMeeting--MemberProxy.pdf

Following the business part of the Annual Meeting, Lesley Parness will be speaking about French Empress Josephine’s passion for plants and how her legendary love of roses stopped a war, cost a fortune, set explorers to sail and started a floral industry that endures today.

Click on Lesley's photo for details about the program.



BLOOMING TODAY AT THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM:

Despite our weird spring so far -- hot, cold, wet & dry, Margery Ennist had no problem finding these great flowers to photograph (peonies, lonicera and viburnum) from the Arboretum this week.

Click the pictures to see them enlarged in our website's In Bloom page. Images courtesy Margery Ennist.

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Viburnum plicatum tomentosum
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‘Festiva Maxima’ Peony
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Lonicera heckrottii ‘Goldflame’


Free Affiliate Member Programs:

The New Jersey State Chrysanthemum Society

Fri June 1 1:00 pm

Program: “Majestic Gardens of Southwest England: the gardens vary in size from one and half to hundreds of acres, each wonderful in its own way! Judy’s fabulous photographs will make you think you were there!” Presented by Judy Snow.

Mum topic: How and when to transfer plants to nal growing location. When to debranch and disbud. When to shade. Why and how to apply B9.

Great Swamp Bonsai Society

Sun Jun 3, 2018 10:00a

Annual Bonsai Open House – See the incredible display of bonsai trees and vote for your favorite one. Demonstrations throughout the day.

North American Butterfly Association

Tue Jun 5, 2018 7:30p

Programs to be announced

Affiliate member programs are all free and open to the public.



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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