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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 September 7, 2016

Garden Helper

Look who we found in the Scherer Garden! (click images to enlarge)


Spices and Herbs

Madagascar Vanilla is prized for its intense flavor. We’ll be using it to make a fabulous sugar you can add to baked goods or a simple cup of tea.

Interested? There are still a few places in “Presherbvation” this coming Sunday.

Click the flyer to register on line.

Tired of Pumpkins?


Get your HallowGReen on at Scary Plants, Scaredy Pants on Saturday October 22.

Your children will love this unusual Halloween program and they’ll take home a carnivore, an anti-vampire necklace and 2 spooky cookies.

Click the flyer at left to register on line.

Make a few “Shady Friends”

Enjoying your ferns this summer? Did you know that some ferns are winter hardy? Learn about this rich plant family which preceded the angiosperm by millions of years.

Instructor Mark Zukovich presents choices for dry and moist shade in ths Saturday October 1st program.

Following his lecture, Mark will lead a tour of the Arboretum’s fern collection.

Click here to register on line.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • The North American Rock Garden Society – Watnong Chapter presents a review of their annual meeting in Colorado by Hilary Clayton Saturday, September 10 at 10am.
  • The Tri-State African Violet Council presents a joint meeting with the NJ Council of African Violet Judges on Saturday, September 17 at 11am
  • The New Jersey Mycological Association presents their Annual Fungus Fest on Sunday, September 25 at 10am.

Retail Partners

When shopping at our fine Retail Partners, please remember to present your Membership card at the beginning of your check out transaction. Our Retail Partners need to enter the discount at the beginning of that process.

If you have not yet used this wonderful Member Benefit, you can view our full list of Retail Partners by clicking here.

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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