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Wed Dec 4, 2019

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Children’s Holiday Centerpiece Workshops

Programs:

  • Boo-tiful Flowers – Ages 6 & Up, Thursday, October 24, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
  • Thanks for Thanksgiving – Ages 6 & Up Sunday, November 24, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Edible Holiday Terrarium – Ages 8 – 12 Wednesday, December 4, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Always Evergreen – Ages 6 & Up, Saturday, December 21, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Check morrisparks.net for program descriptions Call 973.326.7601 to register.

Cost: $20 per person, all materials are supplied.

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Fri Dec 6, 2019

through Sun Dec 15
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The 28th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland

Celebrating 28 Years of Wonder!

This December marks the 28th Anniversary of Gingerbread Wonderland. Guests, young and old, marvel at the creativity, skill and sense of optimism that characterizes this charming and ecumenical exhibit of hundreds of edible structures.

Vote for your personal favorite in The People’s Choice Award. An award will be given to the first place winners in each of the categories that include Adult, Family, Children, School, Scout and Special Needs.

And now, we have added a new category, Robotics! Click the image at right for more informaion.

Groups of 8 or more must make a reservation to visit by calling 973-326-7601.


GINGERBREAD VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

As always, the success of the Gingerbread Wonderland depends on our wonderful volunteers.

We have implemented a new volunteer signup system for 2019 which we hope you will find quicker and easier to use. Learn more about how to sign up by going to our Gingerbread Volunteers - 2019 page.


ENTER YOUR GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND CREATION

Enter your edible structure in one of six categories: Adult, Family, Child, School Group, Scout Group and Special Needs.

Be a part of this Morris County holiday tradition this year by entering and then visiting the show. Here are all the materials you need to enter your own creation in this year's Gingerbread Wonderland (click on each to open in a separate window):


Dates: Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 15

Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm daily, Fridays until 7:30 pm

Cost: Cost: $2 per person, children under 2 FREE

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Dec 7, 2019

& Sun Dec 8 and Sat/Sun Dec 14 & 15
10a - 4:30p

Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Show

Holiday shopping is easy at our Gingerbread Wonderland Craft Show, now in its tenth year.

Our “handmade only” show features local crafters offering beautiful, affordable and completely handmade gifts perfect for yourself or that special person on your list.

Dates:

  • Saturday, December 7
  • Sunday, December 8
  • Saturday, December 14
  • Sunday, December 15

Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Cost: $2 per person gains entry to both the Craft Show and Gingerbread Wonderland.

NOTICE TO EXHIBITORS

The 2019 Gingerbread Festival Craft Show tables have all been committed to...and there is a significant Wait List.

We appreciate your interest and suggest you contact us after January 15, 2020 with regard to 2020 table availability.

Cost: See above.

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Dec 21, 2019

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Any time between 9am + 3:30pm

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt.

Dates: October 15 – November 24, and December 21 through December 31

Families welcome to participate any time between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm

Check morrisparks.net for program descriptions Call 973.326.7601 to register.

Cost: $10 per family at front desk

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Sat Dec 21, 2019

9:30a

Northeast Judging Center of the American Orchid Society

Auction Party – More than 100 orchids will be auctioned to benefit the non-profit Northeast Judging Center. Many of the plants are donations from the judges’ personal collections. A list of available plants will be posted on Facebook at AOSNortheastJudging

A complimentary light buffet lunch is provided to all attendees. Following the Auction and lunch, observe the regular Northeast Center Orchid judging for an educational and entertaining afternoon. Opening: 9:30 am | Preview bidding: 10:30 am

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Wed Jan 1, 2020

All. day

In Our Gallery - January

Expressions of Nature Art Walk Artists

Stroll through the Gallery for a chance to admire the diverse collection of mixed media featuring artists and crafters from the Expressions of Nature Art Walk.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Wed Jan 1, 2020

Every Day 9:00a - 3:30p through Mar 31st

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt.

Monthly Themes:

  • January: Baby, It’s Cold Outside
  • February: You’d Better Believe It, and
  • March: Everywhere Signs

Cost: $10 per family at front desk.

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Sat Jan 4, 2020

& Saturdays Jan 11, 18 and 25
1pm - 4pm

Botanical Drawing for Beginners with Katy Lyness

Do you ever wish you could capture the details of a plant long after you’ve seen it? This introductory class teaches you how to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Learn to draw a selection of plant parts, including branches, stems, leaves, and flowers, for pleasure or to expand your drawing skills.

Artist Katy Lyness is a passionate home gardener and teaches botanical illustration at the New York Botanical Garden. She has been represented in international exhibitions and is active in the Tri-State Botanical Artist Group. She received her MA in Art Education from Columbia University Teacher’s College.

A materials list will be provided at registration.

Dates: Four Saturdays, January 4, 11, 18, 25

Cost: $100 members / $140 non-members for the series of four classes.

Cost: See above

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sun Jan 5, 2020

& Sun Feb 9th
1:00p - 4:00p

Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game Day

Shake that cabin fever and play Garden-opoly, Plant Scrabble, life-sized chess, and garden Bingo challenge to win prizes. Enjoy popcorn, hot cocoa and other seasonal snacks.

Cost: $3 per person at front desk.

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Tue Jan 7, 2020

7:30p

North American Butterfly Association

Topic: “2019 Year in Review – Looking Forward by Looking Back” – Garry Annibal

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Wed Jan 8, 2020

10:00a - 11:00a OR 1:00p - 2:00p

Garden Sprouts

Ages: 2 – 5 with an adult

Times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am or 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Programs:

  • Shh! We’re Sleeping! – Wednesday, January 8
  • Snowy Day – Wednesday, January 15
  • Bare Branches, Green Needles – Wednesday, January 22
  • I See Ice – Wednesday, January 29
  • Scarves, Hats and Mittens – Wednesday, February 5
  • Love Grows – Wednesday, February 12
  • We Heart Birds – Wednesday, February 19
  • Sweet as (Maple) Sugar – Wednesday, February 26
  • P is for Plant – Wednesday, March 4
  • Super Seed – Wednesday, March 11
  • Spring is Coming – Wednesday, March 18
  • Out Like a Lamb – Wednesday, March 25

To register, please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm. Check the Park Commission’s website at morrisparks.net for program descriptions and more information.

Cost: $5 per child

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Wed Jan 8, 2020

7:30p

African Violet Club of Morris County

Judging African Violets

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sun Jan 12, 2020

1:00p - 3:00p
Snow. Date: Sun Jan 19

Member’s Only New Year’s Party

Andrea Buckingham – Landscape Architect / Horticulturist

Rock Ridge: Reinventing a Historic Estate for a Modern Day Family

Times have changed since the initial inception of the gardens at the historic estate of Rock Ridge in Tuxedo Park, New York. Once featured in a 1908 American Homes and Gardens article as a stunning example of the Victorian style of gardening, the grounds endured decades of neglect.

See how the grounds were transformed for a modern day family. Native and reclaimed materials were used to create new structures and garden spaces. A vast palette of plantings highlights the innate beauty of the site and creates a multi-seasonal feast for the senses.

Andrea Buckingham, the landscape architect on this project, gives us an insider’s guide to this beautiful and historic estate. Following Andrea’s talk, please join us for refreshments.

Make your reservation early as seats are limited!

Cost: Free to members, but registration is required

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Tue Jan 14, 2020

6:30p - 9:30p

Great Swamp Bonsai Society

To receive a free newsletter for updates and events, please email club president John Michalski at huonia@aol.com.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Thu Jan 16, 2020

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Children’s Centerpiece Workshops

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cost: $20 per person unless otherwise noted, all materials are supplied.

Programs:

  • Winter Light – Ages 6 – 10, Thursday, January 16, Cost: $10
  • Feather the Nest – Ages 7 – 12, Thursday, January 23
  • Hearts and Flowers – Ages 6 – 12, Thursday, February 13
  • Tip of the Hat – Ages 6 – 12, Thursday, March 12

To register, please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm. Check the Park Commission’s website at morrisparks.net for program descriptions and more information.

Cost: See above

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Sat Jan 18, 2020

10:00a

Northeast Judging Center of the American Orchid Society

Anyone may bring an orchid to be judged or listen in on the educational programs.

10:00a Educational Program

12 Noon Orchid Judging:

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sun Jan 19, 2020

1:00 - 2:00p

Spinning with Plant Fibers – Making Yarn the Old Fashioned Way

Have the hands-on experience of making yarn from flax, bamboo, cotton and more. Try your hand at spinning these different fibers on drop spindles and a spinning wheel.

The Friends can no longer offer on-line registration for Morris County Park Commission programs. Please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm for information and registration.

Cost: $15 per person

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Sun Jan 26, 2020

12N - 4:00p

New Jersey Mycological Association

Meeting.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Thu Jan 30, 2020

7:00p - 8:00p

Make & Take Framed Desk Garden

Make a lovely framed dried garden to leave on your desk or hang on the wall.

The Friends can no longer offer on-line registration for Morris County Park Commission programs. Please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm for information and registration.

Cost: $30 per person

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Sat Feb 1, 2020

1:00p - 3:00p
Snow Date: Sun Feb 2

Benjamin Blackburn Scholarship Lecture

Rob Cardillo: The Art of Garden Photography

Since 1979, the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum have supported horticultural education through a scholarship named for Dr. Benjamin Blackburn. Join professional garden photographer Rob Cardillo as he illustrates the crafting of sweeping landscapes and compelling plant close-ups through engaging instructive stories. From pre-visualizing to post-processing, Rob will provide you with new tools and new ideas to help you find and translate your own vision of Eden, even if you only use an iPhone.


Rob Cardillo

Rob Cardillo has been photographing gardens, plants and the people who love them for nearly thirty years. He has been credited as the primary photographer in over twenty-five books including The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer (by R.W. Thomas), The Layered Garden (by David Culp) and Chasing Eden (by Jack Staub). Rob’s work is also seen in publications such as Country Gardens, Gardens Illustrated and The New York Times. Along with his Blue Root Media partners, Rob provides editorial content for an award-winning regional gardening magazine, GROW, published quarterly by the venerable Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Winner of numerous photography awards, Rob was inducted into the Garden Writer’s Association Hall of Fame in 2015. You can see more of his work on display in the gallery of the Haggerty Education Center throughout the month of February and at www.robcardillo.com

Dr. Blackburn was a professor of Botany at Drew University. His involvement with the Morris County Park Commission began with his friendship with Henry and Robert Tubbs, whose property, Willowwood, eventually became the Willowwood Arboretum. Dr. Blackburn published many articles and wrote a number of books on gardening as well as being the host of a very popular radio gardening program. He generously shared his vast knowledge and deep love for horticulture with many staff members in the Horticulture Division and with his countless fans – members of the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and area garden clubs.

Admission fees support the scholarship that is offered to students in the Landscape Technology Program at County College of Morris. This scholarship allows inter- ested students the opportunity to explore the different horticultural, environmental, and design studies offered through the accredited CCM programs. The increased knowledge the students acquire in the classroom and through hands-on programs at CCM will benefit them as they enter their chosen field in horticulture and landscape design. Light refreshments follow the talk.

This program is eligible for 2.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Cost: $40 members / $50 non-members

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Sat Feb 1, 2020

All. day

In Our Gallery - February

Photographs by Rob Cardillo

Come experience the idyllic vignettes created by photog- rapher Rob Cardillo. Rob has been the sole photographer for more than 25 books including The Art of Gardening by R.W. Thomas. His work has also been published in Country Gardens, Garden Design, Gardens Illustrated and The New York Times. This is a must see exhibit!

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Tue Feb 4, 2020

7:30p

North American Butterfly Association

Topic: “Brilliant Butterflies of Panama” – Sharon Wander

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Thu Feb 6, 2020

& Thur Mar 5
4:00p - 5:00p

Arboretum Artists

Ages: 8 – 12

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Winter Watercolor – Thursday, February 6

Printmaking – Thursday, March 5

To register, please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm. Check the Park Commission’s website at morrisparks.net for program descriptions and more information.

Cost: $10 per child

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Thu Feb 6, 2020

7:30p

Frelinghuysen Arboretum Gesneriad Society

2019 Gesneriad Society Convention – slide show from the convention flower show in Cincinnati.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sun Feb 9, 2020

1:00p. - 2:00p

Orchids, Bromeliads & Ferns – Our Favorite Epiphytes

Discover the world of air plants as you watch this design demonstration.

This program is eligible 1.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

The Friends can no longer offer on-line registration for Morris County Park Commission programs. Please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm for information and registration.

Cost: $15 per person

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Wed Feb 12, 2020

7:30p

African Violet Club of Morris County

African Violet Society of America – Program on Hybridizing

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Feb 15, 2020

10:00a

Northeast Judging Center of the American Orchid Society

Anyone may bring an orchid to be judged or listen in on the educational programs.

10:00a Educational Program

12 Noon Orchid Judging:

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Feb 15, 2020

10:00a

TriState African Violet Council

Program to be determined.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Feb 15, 2020

2:00p - 3:30p
Snow date: Sat Feb 22

Margaret Roach Nonstop Plants; A Garden for 365 Days

Rescheduled from October

Margaret Roach has worked for more than 25 years to make her garden in the Hudson Valley-Berkshires area a visual treat every day of the year. Meet the plants and the philosophy that make it happen, delivered with a dose of “horticultural how-to and woo-woo.”

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Margaret’s book “A Way to Garden”, originally released in 1998, has now been fully updated for the just released 21st Anniversary edition and will be available for signing.

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

Cost: $30 members / $40 non-members

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Sun Feb 16, 2020

10:00a

North American Rock Garden Society – Watnong Chapter

Speaker Barbara Melera lectures on ‘The D. Landreth Seed Company and The Story of America’s Great Seed Houses’

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Wed Feb 19, 2020

11:30a

Home Garden Club of Morristown

11:30 am Meeting

1:00 pm - Screening of the movie “The Gardener” about Garden Conservancy founder Frank Cabot.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sun Feb 23, 2020

1:00p - 2:30p

Let’s Talk Perennials

Ann Fahey, Superintendent of Horticulture Education introduces you to some beautiful perennials that will bring color to your garden throughout the seasons. Bring in a photograph of your garden and she will give you helpful hints to customize your space.

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

The Friends can no longer offer on-line registration for Morris County Park Commission programs. Please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm for information and registration.

Cost: $20 per person

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Thu Feb 27, 2020

6:30p - 8:00p

Make & Take Soap with Herbs and Essentials Oils

Get the scent of summer in your soap! A quick and easy way to make soap with no lye.

The Friends can no longer offer on-line registration for Morris County Park Commission programs. Please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm for information and registration.

Cost: $30 per person

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Sun Mar 1, 2020

10:00a - 3:00p

Symposium: Martha Brookes Hutcheson

Celebration of Women in Landscape Architecture, Starring Local Legend Martha Brookes Hutcheson

Martha Brookes Hutcheson was the second female landscape architect in the United States and her property, Merchiston Farm, now called Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center, is part of the Morris County Park system. Her gardens have been restored and her design aesthetic is in evidence there, as it is in many gardens throughout the Northeast. She was a woman who bucked convention and was ahead of her time in so many ways. Her book, Spirit of the Garden, was re-issued by the American Society of Landscape Architects in 2001 and is still as relevant today as it was when it was first published in 1923 to rave reviews.

Join Professors Laura Lawson, Connie Webster, Anette Freytag, Kathleen John-Alder and Jean Marie Hartman of the Landscape Architecture Department at Rutgers University for a symposium about women in Landscape Architecture, past and present. Bring a bag lunch. Drinks provided.

This program is eligible for 4.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEUs.

Cost: $45 members / $55 non-members

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Sun Mar 1, 2020

All. day

In Our Gallery - March

High School Photography Contestants

High school students compete in the Frelinghuysen Arboretum High School Photo Contest. They capture and share moments in nature through the lens of their cameras.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Tue Mar 3, 2020

10:30a - 8:30p

Bus Trip with the Friends: 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show

Join the Friends on this always popular and highly anticipated annual trip.

Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with gardening all over again. Chat with garden experts and watch how-to gardening demonstrations in the Gardener’s Studio. See top floral designers in fun-filled competitions in the Designer’s Studio and shop acres of vendor booths brimming with merchandise in the Marketplace.

Explore the hundreds of award-winning plants in the PHS Hamilton Horticourt and enjoy lunch and/or dinner on your own at the show or the Reading Terminal Market.

Bus leaves from the arboretum parking lot.

No refunds after February 15.

Cost: $80 members / $90 non-members.

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Tue Mar 3, 2020

7:30p

North American Butterfly Association

Topic: “Moths, Monkeys, Morphos and More of Panama” – Wade Wander

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Thu Mar 5, 2020

7:30p

Frelinghuysen Arboretum Gesneriad Society

Propagation Workshop RSVP required, reply to Karyn Cichocki, kdc05@ptd.net

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Fri Mar 6, 2020

1:00p - 3:00p

New Jersey State Chrysanthemum Society

Program: An illustrated talk on Gardens of the Pacific Northwest, home to many spectacular and very interesting gardens.

Mum Topic: Evaluating wintered-over mums and preparations for the 2020 growing season.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Mar 7, 2020

8:30a - 4:00p
Snow Date: Sun Mar 8

Tenth Annual Community Garden Conference

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Morris County are teaming up to present their Annual Community Garden Conference for the tenth year in a row. We can hardly believe that it’s been 10 years since the first conference was held and this year we are bringing back our very first keynote speaker, Dr. Laura Lawson!

The impressive list of session speakers, all experts in their field, will cover topics relevant to community gardeners, garden managers, and those trying to establish a new community garden. The topics for the 2020 conference include: Weed ID and Management with County Agent and Rutgers Vegetable Expert Peter Nitzsche, Straw Bale Gardening with a team of Rutgers Master Gardeners who experimented with this type of growing throughout the 2019 season, Early Season Vegetable Gardening with Virginia Lamb, Finding and Securing Funding Sources with Samantha Rothman, Culinary Herbs with Lindsay Napolitano and back by popular demand, Farmer Shaun Ananko on Succession Planting. Read all about the speakers and programs in the by clicking the image at right.

Join us for a full day of education, exhibitors, networking, and camaraderie. Lunch is provided.

This program is eligible for 5.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

Please bring a donation for the Interfaith Food Pantry of Morris County.

Register and pay in either of two methods: Download the registration form above to pay by check or register and pay on line by clicking the button below.

PLEASE DO A SEPARATE REGISTRATION FOR EACH PERSON SO WE CAN GET THE RIGHT COUNT OF PROGRAM SELECTIONS AND MEALS.

Cost: Cost: $50 pp before February 1, $60 pp February 1 and after

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Tue Mar 10, 2020

6:30p - 9:30p

Great Swamp Bonsai Society

To receive a free newsletter for updates and events, please email club president John Michalski at huonia@aol.com.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Mar 14, 2020

10:00a - 12N

Make a Macramé Hanging Planter Workshop

What’s old is new again! Join Samantha Matthews to create a beautiful macramé hanging planter.

Learn a few basic knots to create your own handmade wall hanging in this beginner macramé class. You will leave with a finished wall hanging and the knowledge to design future pieces.

Class fee includes all materials.

Cost: $40 members / $50 non-members

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Sun Mar 15, 2020

1:00p - 2:00p

Which House Plants are Right for You?

Discover which houseplants are right for you! Tips on indoor plant care.

This program is eligible for 1.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.

The Friends can no longer offer on-line registration for Morris County Park Commission programs. Please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm for information and registration.

Cost: $15 per person

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Wed Mar 18, 2020

11:30a

Home Garden Club of Morristown

11:30 am Meeting

1:00 pm - “Through the Garden Gates of England” a photographic tour of private and public gardens with a discussion of characteristic elements and practices.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Mar 21, 2020

10:00a

North American Rock Garden Society – Watnong Chapter

Joseph Tychonievich, NARGS Editor, Green Sparrow Gardens, lectures on ‘Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style for Today’s Garden’

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sat Mar 21, 2020

10:00a

Northeast Judging Center of the American Orchid Society

Anyone may bring an orchid to be judged or listen in on the educational programs.

10:00a Educational Program

12 Noon Orchid Judging:

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sun Mar 22, 2020

12N - 4:00p

New Jersey Mycological Association

Meeting.

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

Sun Mar 22, 2020

1:00p - 3:00p

Cooking Demonstration: Are You Ready for Arugula?

Take advantage of the start of growing season with Chef Cynthia Triolo. Learn new recipes and techniques for cooking with arugula, that wonderful, peppery and versatile springtime favorite.

Cost: $25 members / $30 non-members

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Thu Mar 26, 2020

7:00p - 8:00p

Designing a Garden for Birds

Feed the birds and enjoy the beautiful flowers! Native perennial plants, shrubs and trees that invite birds into our yards.

This program is eligible for 1.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s

The Friends can no longer offer on-line registration for Morris County Park Commission programs. Please call 973.326.7601 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm for information and registration.

Cost: $15 per person

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: MCPC

Sat Mar 28, 2020

1:00p - 3:00p

An Afternoon with Paul Meyer

Botanical Adventures in Kazakhstan – Recent Travels in the Altai Mountains

Join Paul Meyer, recently retired Executive Director of the Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia, for an illustrated lecture on his recent trip to the dramatic Altai Mountains in Kazakhstan. He will highlight major tree species of this region as well as the rich diversity of steppe and alpine wildflowers.

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Join him as he and his fellow adventurers travel well off the tourist path and experience a part of the world relatively unblemished by modern development.

This program is eligible for 2.0 Rutgers Master Gardener CEUs.

Cost: $35 members / $45 non-members

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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$45.00



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Sun Mar 29, 2020

2:00p - 3:30p

Plant Sale Preview

The Plant Sale team will preview their favorite plants ordered for the annual sale and share planting tips to help you shake off your winter doldrums and look forward to our fun spring event on May 1-3. You’ll also be able to pre-order selected plants after the talk that won’t be available at the sale.

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

Get involved! Volunteer to help at the plant sale this year. It’s a great way to meet new friends and to learn more about plants as you help us set up during the week leading into the sale and during the sale itself. Registration will open on our website on January 31st.

Cost: FREE, but registration is required

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA

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Sat Apr 4, 2020

1:00p - 4:30p
& Sun Apr 5 11:00a. - 3:00p

African Violet Club of Morris County

Save the dates for the 25th annual show and sale “Violets – A Silver Anniversary”

Affiliate Member Programs are free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

Location: Haggerty Center

Sponsor: FOFA