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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 5, 2018

FLOWERS GALORE TEA AND TOUR

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Monday, September 10 and Monday, September 24

Take a leisurely guided tour of the beautiful grounds of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum followed by a sumptuous tea with a selection of scones, tea sandwiches, baked-from-scratch pastries and teas. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Click the flyer for details and on-line registration.



BIBLICAL BOTANY WALKING TOUR

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Sunday, September 16

View The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s plant collections through the lens of the Old Testament. Dr. Jon Greenberg returns to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum to walk us through more than 5,000 years of history using his knowledge of botany and the Talmud.

Click the flyer for details and on-line registration.



HAIKU IN THE GARDEN: JOURNALING AND CRAFTING WITH DR. DEBORAH GERRISH

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Saturday, September 29

Writing Haiku is one of the traditional arts and what better milieu to compose this spare and uncluttered form than in the gardens of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Please bring pen and notebook to the workshop.

Click the flyer for details and on-line registration.



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HOLD THE DATE

2018 Tree Symposium -- Saturday, November 10

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Click on the Tree symbol at right for more information and to register on-line.





Free Affiliate Member Programs:

North American Butterfly Association

Tuesday, September 4

7:30 PM Monthly Meeting - Program: The Case of the Missing Sphinxes by Wade Wander (replacing the originally scheduled program Butterflies of Ghana by Marge Barrett).

NORTH JERSEY DAHLIA SOCIETY

Saturday, September 8, 2018

1:00 to 3:00 PM - Annual Show

See a dazzling display of hundreds of Dahlias in all shapes, sizes and colors. Dahlia growers come from all over the tri-state area and beyond to display their stunning blooms.

NORTH EAST JUDGING CENTER OF THE AMERICAN ORCHID SOCIETY

Saturday, September 15

10:30 AM - Education Program followed by Orchid Judging at noon. Anyone may bring an orchid to be judged or listen in on the educational programs and/or judging.

NORTH AMERICAN ROCK GARDEN SOCIETY – WATNONG CHAPTER

Saturday, September 15

10:00 AM - Radio host Jessica Walliser, speaks on “Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden”

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



TODAY AT THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM:

The tropical plants at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum are loving these hot, humid days.

  • A giant Banana plant and a few Elephant Ears
  • Colocasia esculenta cv. ‘Hawaiian Punch’ in pots at the entrance to The Haggerty Education Center
  • A variety of tropical plants in the circle garden by the parking lot
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Banana, etc.
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Colocasia Esculenta cv Hawaiian Punch
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Circle Bed of Tropical Plants


Click the images to see these and more enlarged in our website's In Bloom page. Images courtesy Margery Ennist.


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

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