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While you may view our full program on the Events Page of our website, we are pleased to highlight these upcoming programs.

Announcements as of February 23, 2016


Philadelphia Flower Show

Yes, the Philadelphia Flower Show is exhausting!

That’s why it’s so nice to travel by bus and let someone do the driving.

Climb onboard and travel with your “friends,” on Tuesday March 8.

Click the flyer at right to register on line.

My Home is a Tree

Over 50 species of birds have been sighted at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Who will be spotted on Saturday, March 19 at My Home is a Tree?


Come along and find out!

Register on line by clicking here.


Springfest is on the way!

This is a lovely flower show, located in Sussex County. Make a day of it and enjoy this coupon.

Branching Out!

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Are you shopping around for summer camps or do you know someone who is?

Please consider our Branching Out! program, now in it’s 44th year!

For information about this hands-on gardening camp for kids, please visit our Children's Page or call Gwen Montgomery at 973-631-5004 – and yes, they will eat broccoli!

Museum Lovers Look Here

If you are a museum-lover, this article will hold appeal. The gentleman that is featured, Frank Chapman, was a New Jersey native.

Recently our Book Club enjoyed a private showing of Mr. Chapman’s books in the library.

Peeks at the Rare Books are another reason for coming joining the Garden Lovers Book Club. Read more about the Book Club on our Library Page.

Pruning Workshop

It’s time to get your gardening tools in order. So, if pruning is on your mind, take a lesson from the pros on Saturday March 19 at Bamboo Brook.

Register on line by clicking here

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • North American Butterfly Association - Tuesday, March 1 at 7:30pm - 2015 in Review by Tom Halliwell
  • Frelinghuysen Arboretum Gesneriad Society - Thursday, March 3 at 8pm - Propagation workshop
  • Great Swamp Bonsai Society - Tuesday, March 8 at 7pm - Program TBA
  • African Violet Club of Morris County - Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30pm - Underwater Arrangements

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.

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.

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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