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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 June 12, 2019

We know people’s schedules are busy, so walk-ins to the speaker programs are welcome. However, early registration will guarantee you a seat and will help us plan.



Tuesday, June 18

Professional Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk will demonstrate several different topiary designs that you will be able to re-create for your home or special event, using a variety of materials.

She’ll share tips and show you how to make styles suitable for many occasions throughout the year, from casual to formal. We know you’ll feel confident about making your own topiary at the end of this demonstration.

There will be a raffle afterward, and lucky winners will be able to take one of Marge’s creations home.

Register now! Click on the photo for on-line ticketing.


Saturday, June 22

If you want to attract and support pollinators, a succession of bloom is an absolute imperative in any landscape. From early spring through late fall, different species of pollinators look for different types of plants at different times of the year. And, some plants are much more useful to pollinators than others.

Is your garden ready? Learn from Kim Eierman what you need to know to make your garden beautiful and ecologically supportive throughout the growing season with great choices of natives.

Kim is an Environmental Horticulturist specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. She teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden and around the metropolitan region.

This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Register now! Click on Kim's photo for on-line ticketing.



Sunday, June 30

Chard is actually a beet that is grown for its leaves rather than its root. It’s loaded with vitamins and minerals and absolutely delicious. Chef Cynthia Triolo prepares several recipes that will make chard a staple in your kitchen.

There are only a couple of places left in the Chard class, so please register soon!

Register now! Click on Chard photo for on-line ticketing.


Please note that your Membership will be updated in our system as soon as payment is received, however, for the time being, new Membership cards will be mailed out on a monthly basis, so it may take a little longer to receive your updated card.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Free Affiliate Member Programs

Tri-State African Violet Council

Sat Jun 15, 2019 - 10:00a

Meeting with the New Jersey Council of African Violet Judges Program has not yet been determined but anyone interested in African violets is welcome to attend.

The Home Garden Club of Morristown

Wed Jun 19, 2019 - 1:00p

11:00a - Regular Monthly Meeting

1:00 pm Program: “Mushroom Mania” Dorothy Smullen, Past President of the NJ Mycological Society speaks about the importance of mushrooms, their special characteristics and purposes. She will demonstrate how these infamous, fleshy fungi can be used in craft applications.

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.

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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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