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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 8, 2016


Early Bird Bloom

Here’s an early “bird” blooming in the Winter Garden today.

It’s Adonis amurenis ‘Pheasant’s Eye’.

Plant Sale Volunteers

Are you planning to VOLUNTEER AT THE PLANT SALE?

We need your help – so, please go to our on-line signup form to sign up now.

Thanks in advance for making the Plant Sale a success!

5% Day at the Morristown Whole Foods

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: It’s 5% Day at the Morristown Whole Foods on Thursday, April 20.

Proceeds benefit The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, so please save up your shopping items for that day.

We appreciate your support!



Every sedum planted in our test garden for “Winter Hardy Sedums” has made it through the winter and is ready to grow!


They were all purchased at and are: John Creech, Dazzleberry, Firecracker, Xenos, Lime Zinger, John Tuffet, Ellacombianum and Bertram Anderson.

Pictured here is Ellacombianum.

BTW – the piture at left is a design we have in mind for the center of the raised bed in which they grow.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • The Home Garden Club of Morristown offers Gail Di Domenico on “Paradise Gardens for Pollinators and Wildlife on Wednesday, March 16 at 11:30 am
  • North American Rock Garden Society offer David Culp on :The Layered Garden” on Sunday, March 13 at 10am.

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.

FEATURED PARTNER: Blue Morel Restaurant

Celebrate Easter with the whole family at Blue Morel Restaurant! Enjoy a 3 course menu $59pp from 12 noon to 9pm. The Wine Room, our private dining room, is perfect for parties up to 18ppl.

Remember Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum receive a 10% discount on all food purchases. For reservations, Please call 973-451-2619

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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