Signs of Spring
More signs of spring here at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
If you walk by the Mansion, you’ll see a plethora of snowdrops with their gently bobbing heads soaking up the sun.
Blackburn Scholarship Tea on March 25
Last call for the Benjamin Blackburn Scholarship Tea on March 25.
Blackburn Tea Chair, Nicky L’Hommedieu has a wonderful afternoon planned – a fascinating speaker, delicious refreshments, charming company and all for a worthy cause!
Please join her by registering here.
Grow, Cook, Eat
Have you taken a Grow, Cook, Eat class yet?
Pictured here is Chef Cynthia Triolo cooking up a storm in Classroom A.
This spring’s Grow, Cook, Eat classes include:
-- Annual Herbs on April 15
-- Container Vegetables on May 20
-- Edible Flowers on June 17
Click Cynthia's photo to register on line and get ready to cook up a storm in your own kitchen.
The Potting Shed
The Potting Shed opens on April 12 with some wriggly friends in “Compost Happens.
After that, enjoy a tour of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
These 1 hour long tours focus on seasonal blooms, are led by docents and cost $3 per person (cash only, please)
Injury Free Gardening
Most of us are starting to venture out to rake and prune and move that wheelbarrow about.
May 9’s “Injury Free Gardening” class spotlights gardening activities and how to accomplish them without hurting yourself. Learn from Physical Therapists Dave Mistry and Joel Hirschhorn how to move correctly in your garden!
Click here to register on line.
Affiliate offerings in early April are:
- North American Butterfly Association’s “Habitats and their Butterflies,” on April 7 at 7:30pm
- The African Violet Club of Morris County’s 20th Annual Show “Violets in the Golden West” on April 11 from 1:30-4:30 and April 12 from 11am – 3pm.
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.
Matilda's Café is closed for the season and will re-open in April.
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.