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Announcements as of January 21, 2015

The Friends of Frelinghuysen Arboretum are proud to host dozens of events in the coming weeks, ranging from exhibits to photo classes to tours to informative programs on gardens and horticulture.
Our full program is found on the Events Page of our website.
Please browse there at your leisure, but here are some upcoming events that we would like to highlight.
Click here to read this and previous newsletters on-line.


Great Speaker: Fergus Garrett

It’s no surprise that seats are filling up fast for the Valentine’s Day talk by Fergus Garrett, Head Gardener of Great Dixter.

What a lovely Valentine’s Gift to give your significant other, or yourself!

Register on-line by clicking the image at right.

12th Annual Matilda’s Tea Party

The following weekend, it’s all about children as we celebrate the life and times of Matilda Frelinghuysen at a tea party named for her.

This year, we are exploring Chocolate! Study it, feast on it, make it.

Register for this Saturday, February 21st program by clicking here.

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When to Plant Veggies?

The days are getting longer. When can we start to plant vegetable seeds?

Without a soil thermometer, it’s hard to know.

It’s amazing how many great gardeners do not have one of these simple, easy to use tools. They can be purchased online or at many of our Retail Partners.

Once you have one, you can use this neat chart from Margaret Roach.

Upcoming Affiliate Programs

Looking ahead to February offerings from our Affiliate Members:

  • Learn how to create underwater arrangements using African Violets on February 11 at 7:30pm.
  • There’s another great bonsai program on February 10 at 7pm from the Great Swamp Bonsai Society.
  • NABA presents on their meeting in Tennessee on February 3 at 7:30pm.

All FREE and no registration is required!


Matilda's Café

Matilda's Café is closed for the season and will re-open in April.

Retail Partners

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. Click here to see the up-to-date list of fine vendors.

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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