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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 May 18, 2016

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What’s behind Door #1?

This is the door to the Hoop House.

Click it to see inside and all the plants that we have yet to put in the ground due to this crazy weather!

So, don’t feel badly if you have many of your own plants that still need planting…..

Classical Music and Indie Sounds

Our Cottage Garden Concerts offer classical guitarist Alan Rigoletto on Friday, June 3 and The Break Lights on Friday June 10.

Check out their websites – and

Then, make your reservations on our Events page: Alan Rigoletto and The Break Lights

A Woman of Valor

Learn about Martha Brookes Hucheson, and her work to create Bamboo Brook.

JeanMarie Hartman, Assistant Professor in the department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University, combines history, ecology and biography in this fascinating talk.

Following the talk, take a twilight tour of Bamboo Brook.

Register on line for this Friday June 10 program by clicking the image at right.

Summertime Entertaining

Surprise your guests with an herbal mocktail!

Learn how to create these trendy drinks with Master Herbalist, Elizabeth Scholl on Saturday, June 11.

Register on line by clicking here.

Biblical Botany Walking Tour

Take an early morning walk around The Frelinghuysen Arboretum that celebrates the Old Testament on Sunday, June 19.

Dr. Jon Greenberg, agronomist, botanist and Talmud scholar, walks us thru 5000 years of history, pointing out plants familiar and unusual with connections to the Bible.

Register on line by clicking the image at right.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • The Great Swap Bonsai Society presents their annual show on Sunday, June 5 from 10am-4pm. Always popular, and for good reason, their bonsai are immaculately groomed and ever so beautiful. Friendly club members are on hand to answer questions about getting started with your own bonsai.
  • The NJ State Chrysanthemum Society presents Judy Snow speaking about the “gardens of England” on Friday, June 3 at 7:30pm

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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