September is here and with it many wonderful programs here at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum!
Registration for Herbal Vinegars on Saturday, September 7 will close very soon.
The herb garden was especially bountiful this year and there will be a great selection of flavors and smells to
choose from. Register online by clicking here.
Community, Care and Creativity
This program on Sunday, September 8th offers insight into the history of horticultural therapy and the 19th and 20th century architecture which housed mentally ill people. Register online by clicking here.
Beets are plentiful in your supermarket now. Sample chocolate beet cake, roasted beet salad, pickled beets and more on September 15. Register online by clicking here.
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
September’s full moon is a special one for Asian communities around the world. Learn why at the Mid Autumn Moon Festival on Sunday, September 22. A special performance by Chinese Theatre Works is the highlight of this program. Register online by clicking here.
Junior Master Gardeners - 2013-14
Do you have a child in Grades 3 through 5 who is interested in the environment, gardening or just like being outdoors? They might enjoy being a Jr. Master Gardener!
Learn about this great after school club here by clicking on the image at right. This will take you to our Children's Page, where you can learn more and download the registration form.
More ripe chile peppers are on the way. Here’s a funny video about tasting them (click here).
If you are a member of the Friends and would like to get some chiles from our garden, send an email to email@example.com
From our Affiliates, these fine programs are offered FREE of charge and require no registration:
- September 3 – NABA – Butterflies of Central Europe
- September 6 - NJ Mum Society – Deer in your Garden
- September 15 – NA Rock Garden Society – The Everette Rock Garden at NYBG
What's in Bloom At the Arboretum
The Arboretum is overflowing with color and so too is our on-line What's in Bloom list, maintained by volunteer Phil Dahlen. It is updated every other week.
Gardening Positions at Frelinghuysen & Willowwood Arboreta
Help keep the gardens beautiful by passing our Positions Open link on to someone who may be interested in a paid gardening position with the Morris County Park Commission. Full details may be found there.
As a member of The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum you can enjoy discounts at our Retail Partners. Please show your Friends' membership card at time of purchase.
Our currently featured Retail Partner is Bartlett Tree Experts which is pleased to offer members of The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum a free 1 time consultation and 10% off any initial order. Offer expires 9/30/13.
Click on their logo on the right for information on tree inspections and treatments following Sandy.
Go to our Retail Partners Web Page for information about all our Retail Partners.
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.