Plan your Blooming Visit!
Have you checked out our “What’s In Bloom” list?
Updated faithfully by Volunteer Phil Dahlen, this list will help you plan your next walk here.
This is Sinocalycanthis chinensis, blooming it’s heart out in the Progressive Garden. The flowers are the most delicate shade of pink, and easily bruised, so are best appreciated on the tree!
Shaped by Nature?
Meadows can be shaped by nature, but also by man.
Learn how to create a meadow by converting your lawn into a great wildlife habitat with Jared Rosenblum of Wild Ridge Plants on Sunday, June 26 at 10 am.
Mix a “Mocktail”
Mocktails are crafted by infusing herbs, flowers , roots, bark, rinds, seeds and spices.
Learn about them and “bitters” from Master Herbalist, Elizabeth Scholl on Saturday, June 11 at 1pm.
Sunday Morning Studies
A botanical bible study is planned for Sunday June 19 at 10:30
Dr. Jon Greenberg has Old Testament stories galore to share and a lifetime’s worth of botanical knowledge.
All FREE and no registration required!
The Tri-State African Violet Council presents a general program on Saturday, June 18 at 10am
If you are heading to Boston this summer, you might want to make time to see this extraordinary exhibit of an indoor garden of sorts. Recently re-done, the exhibit is now even more spectacular and accessible.
More at this link: http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/05/putting-the-glass-flowers-in-new-light/
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.
We have two Featured Partners this week.
Hall's Garden Center and Florist of Berkeley Heights joins us as a new Retail Partner.
Blue Morel Restaurant of Morristown offers a Special Fathers Day Steakhouse Menu. For reservations, please call 973-451-2619.
You will want to read all about these Featured Partners and their offerings on our Retail Partners Page
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