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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 March 2, 2016

Philadelphia Flower Show

There are just four spots open on the Tuesday March 8 bus trip to the greatest flower show in the USA!

Here’s an article about the pre-show preparations to get you in the mood:

And to register, just click here.

Around the World in 80 Gardens

Now that Downton Abby is ending, you’ll need a good Sunday night substitute.

So, go to YouTube and search: Around the World in 80 Gardens.

This 10 episode garden extravaganza is a British production too, so you’ll get your share of soothing sounds along with brilliant dialogue and spectacular imagery of earth’s most splendid public gardens.

My Home is a Tree

On March 19, youngsters will enjoy learning about who lives here at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum - and, we don’t mean in the Mansion.

We’ll be on the lookout for birds and other tree inhabitants as we hike the grounds and create some fun, useful crafts to help birds in your garden.

Click on the flyer to register.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • African Violet Club of Morris County presents :Underwater Arrangements” on March 9 at 7:30pm
  • Great Swamp Bonsai Society presents an education program on March 8 at 7pm
  • Home Garden Club of Morristown presents “Paradise Gardens for Pollinators and Wildlife” on March 16 at 11:30am
  • North American Rock Garden Society presents David Culp on “The Layered Garden” on March 13 at 10am

Arboretum Leaves Arriving Shortly

Your Spring edition of Arboretum Leaves will be arriving shortly.

Join us for our Great Speaker Series, Cottage Garden Concerts, trips and tours.

And please, mark your calendars for the Plant Sale on April 29!

If you’d like to volunteer and help make the sale a success, we’d love to have you – just go to our Plant Sale Volunteer Signup Page and submit your information.


A Blast From the Past

And finally, a blast from the past –

This early Disney movie helped to shape my love for trees.

I hope you will enjoy it with your favorite young person :

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.

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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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