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Announcements as of July 14, 2015

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is 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.



Come by and do some tweeting – the old fashioned kind! Over 27 species of birds visit the Frelinghuysen Arboretum regularly, and so should you!

Willowwood Meadow Walk

We are propagating some meadow plants for our guests on Saturday July 25 at Willowwood Arboretum. Register for Meadow Walk by clicking here.

Tribute to Jane Packer

Our “Tribute to Jane Packer” on Sunday July 26 offers a look into her life as well as her art.

Instructor Marge Hulstrunk will create a number of pieces all of which reflect Ms. Packer’s lush, gardenesque, yet informal style. Register on line by clicking here.

Croquet Day

Have you marked your calendar for August 2 Croquet Day? What fun!

No fee and no registration is required.

Sign Up for Master Gardener Program

Would you like to know more about gardening?

Do you have a desire to share what you learn with the public?

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Morris County is offering a Master Gardener Program!

Classes meet on Monday mornings September through April.

Rutgers Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who assist Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension in its mission to deliver horticulture programs and information to the general public.

There is a $250 fee to cover materials and program costs.

If you are interested, please complete an application, found here:

Send your completed application to:
Barbara Spillane, Master Gardener Coordinator
RCE of Morris County of Morris PO Box 900
Morristown, NJ 07963-0900
Or e-mail application to:

Amazon Smile

Don't forget to "SMILE!"Amazon Smile, that is!

Amazon, through the AmazonSmile Foundation will contribute 0.5% of your purchases on Amazon to a charitable organization you select. Please consider selecting The Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum as your designated recipient from this wonderful program.

Click here and log in to your amazon account to designate the Friends as your charity.

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.


Matilda's Café Open Through Fall

Matilda’s Café is now open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Fall from 10:00a to 5:00p. Why not stop by and enjoy a menu item?

Check out their spring menu on the Matilda's Café page.

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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