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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 15, 2016

Prunus Mume

Our friend Prunus Mume adds a bright spot to a grey day.

Come see her bloom right on the corner of the Carriage House! Click an image to enlarge.


Arboretum Leaves

The Spring issue of Arboretum Leaves is jammed packed with programs for every interest.

Cottage Garden Concerts this summer are a great way to introduce family and friends to the arboretum. Why not register for classical guitarist Alan Rigoletto’s June 3rd concert right now?

Sign up by clicking here.

Rose Lovers alert!

We’ll be visiting the Wyck House on June 28 as part of our Philadelphia Fun Overnight Bus Trip.

It’s America’s oldest rose garden and has many historic roses, all timed to be in bloom just for us!

Register on line by clicking here.

Got Kids?

How about “Seedlings” for the younger set or our Family Photo Scavenger Hunt?

Lots of fun and no batteries included!

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • The NJ State Mum Society - Friday, April 1 at 7:30 – Selecting Mums for Timing and Preparation for Display
  • African Violet Club of Morris County - April 2 from 1:30-4 and April 3 from 11am – 3pm - Violets on the Campaign Trail…. should be interesting as none of the present candidates are what we would call “shrinking violets!’

Monarch Butterflies

Here’s some good news to share about restored Monarch butterfly populations from Texas Butterfly Ranch

So, let’s keep planting those pollinator-friendly plants!

Library Newsflash!

If you were not able to travel with us to the Philly Flower show last week you can borrow the DVD this week.

It’s a 45 minute long tour of the show and we’ll be happy to lend it to Friends Members for a period of one week.

Just email Lesley and she’ll leave it at the Front Desk for you.

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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