Junior Master Gardeners Tomatoes, Tomatillos & Peppers at Plant Sale

Our Junior Master Gardeners are proud to bring a number of special varieties of tomatoes, tomatillos and peppers to the Plant Sale. These will be offered throughout the Saturday portion of the Plant Sale. Be sure to see the wonderful varieties (click here for the list) and support the gardeners by buying some for your kitchen.


Plant Sale Featured in Star Ledger Article

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum 2011 Plant Dividends

One of the many benefits of membership in the Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum is an annual plant dividend to all our members. What, you aren't a member but want to be? Visit our Membership Page.

Get yours at the Plant Sale next week (on May 6 & 7) or at the Haggerty Education Center from May 9-13. One plant per member, please.

Arbor Day Awards - April 11, 2011

IMG_6322-thArbor Day is celebrated every year at the Arboretum by dedicating a newly-planted tree to people deserving of special attention for their contributions to making the Arboretum what it is today. This year's recipients gathered together with a number of friends and associates from the Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum as well as staff from the Park Commission.


What's in Bloom

Thanks to volunteer Phil Dahlen, our What's in Bloom page contains a complete list of blooming activity at the Arboretum. Updated regularly, this handy list can give you a preview of things to see at the ever-beautiful Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Two Weeks Till the Plant Sale

Believe it or not, it's only about two weeks until the Friends 16th Annual Plant Sale. The Members' Only Party and Sale is Friday, May 6th and the Main Event is Saturday, May 7th.

We have lots of information about the plants on our Plant Sale page, including a number of articles and pictures by our Plant Sale Co-Chairs. The whole list of plants is available in our On-line Plant List, where you can sort and list all the can't-live-withouts to your heart's content.

We hope we see you there!

Frelinghuysen Arboretum Picked as Best in NJ

We were very pleased to hear that NJ Monthly Magazine's readers chose us as a winner in their 2011 Best of New Jersey poll. We were picked as the Best Public Garden / Arboretum in the state.

Visit soon to see what we have known all along, that the Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a truly splendid place year round.


Plants of China: A Friendship and Peace Exhibit and Cell Phone Tour


Arboretum Leaves - Spring 2011

Arboretum Leaves Spring 2011 issue is in the mail or in your email. It's filled with articles and events at the Arboretum this Spring, so be sure to look for it right now.

You can see the events right here on our Events Page. Better yet, you can sign up and pay online for most of the events as well. Look for the "Add to Cart" buttons throughout the Events listing.


Plant Sale News

Things are heating up for the Friends 16th Annual Plant Sale -- plants are being selected and ordered every day, and articles and pictures posted on the Plant Sale Page. The sale this year starts with The Members-only Preview and Sale Friday, May 6 and continues Saturday, May 7, 9:00a - 3:00p with The Main Event, open to all.


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