Friends Staff will be out of the office until January 2021, however we will continue working remotely, so please note our new Post Office Box number and staff emails. Please feel free to contact us via either method.
Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Post Office Box 2267
Morristown, NJ 07962
Lisa Bencivengo: email@example.com
Margery Ennist: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Morris County Park Commission has reopened the three horticulture parks with the following schedule: (their weblink here)
- Frelinghuysen Arboretum: Mon - Fri, Noon to dusk.
- Willowwood Arboretum: Mon - Fri, 10am to 3pm.
- Bamboo Brook Arboretum: Mon - Fri, 10am to 3pm.
Parking may be limited. All buildings will remain closed. Porta-johns will be available.
All park patrons are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines. Wearing masks is also recommended.
We will keep you posted as further updates become available.
All Program Registrants Please Note: As all of our programs are being held virtually, the program fees have been modified and will not be as printed in the current issue of Arboretum Leaves. Please check our website before mailing us a registration check, to make sure your check is for the correct, lower amount. Thank you!
GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND 2020 GOES VIRTUAL
Celebrating 29 Years of Wonder!
The facilities at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum will remain closed through the end of the year so the Friends' Gingerbread Wonderland Planning Committee is busy working on how to bring you a Virtual Gingerbread Wonderland Display to celebrate the 29th year of this very popular show. You'll be invited to view photographs of each delectable entry and, through a donation process, vote for your favorite creation.
Chef Cynthia Triolo will present a special online gingerbread class (time to be announced) so you'll be able to hone your skills or learn new ones.
Watch our website and eblasts for more details.
November 10, 17, 24 December 1 and December 8 - 7:00 PM
VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING
Planning has been completed for the third annual Tree Symposium, in a new format via Zoom.
Speakers will present a range of intriguing tree-related topics at 7:00 PM, on five consecutive Tuesday evenings.
Rutgers Master Gardener CEUs as well as International Society of Arboriculture CEUs will be offered.
TOO MANY TOMATOES - A Recorded Cooking Demonstration
(Availability to be announced)
In our opinion, it's not possible to have too many!
Watch Chef Cynthia Triolo in this recorded cooking demonstration all about tomatoes. She'll make a pasta, some bruschetta and a tomato sorbet that you are sure to love. Recipes will be available as well.
Registration to view the recording will be available soon. Check our website and future eblasts.
Cost: $10.00 Members / $15.00 for non-Members
Thursday, October 8 - 7:00 PM
VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING
The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum are happy to work with the Rutgers Master Gardeners to bring you this free program.
Master Gardener, Ilona Ontscherenki, will speak about the ten most common invasive plants found in Morris County and various methods to use to remove them, as well as suggestions and descriptions of native plants that can be substituted for them.
Learn how to protect your landscape from these invasive plants and what you can do to help protect the environment and native habitat for wildlife.
This program is free but registration is required.
Help support the Friends’ Fall Bulb Planting at the Arboretum by buying your bulbs from Brent & Becky’s Bulbs!
Just click on the image to go to www.bloominbucks.com and choose Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
25% of your order will be donated to the Friends.
The invasive and very destructive Spotted Lanternfly is making its way into New Jersey.
Read about it in this flyer.
Remember, if you see it, report it!
BEAUTY AT THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM
The gardens at the Arboretum continue to bloom and offer solace to our many visitors. Thank you to all the gardeners for their continuing efforts to make the grounds as lovely as they are!
Thanks to Member, Kate Gutierrez, for the lovely pictures. Click on one to view them in our gallery.
Once you have registered for "Composting and Eco-friendly Yard Care" or "Dahlias", you will receive a link to watch the recorded version.
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.
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. Questions or need more information? Call 862-325-7754.