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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 21, 2016

Notice regarding online registration at Friends website.

Our website is experiencing a problem and some members are unable to register for classes. We are working hard to resolve this issue, but if you have problems, we can take your reservations on the phone.

Just call 973-326-7603 and speak directly with Margery Ennist (she works on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-4:30pm). Once she has taken your reservation, we need to receive your check within 1 week to hold your space.

Alternately, you can always mail a check, or if you are in the area, drop your registration form and payment at the Haggerty Education Center’s front desk.

The Haggerty Education Center is open 7 days a week, from 9am-4:30pm.

Thank you very much for your patience and we are sorry for the inconvenience.

We are off and running

Registration has begun for the 25th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland.

Entries run the gamut from ornate to simple


There’s a place waiting for you!

Click here to enter on line.

Something smelly this way comes!

Learn how to plant garlic this fall and harvest it next June.

We’ll have a variety of unusual cultivars for sale for $1.00 each (cash please).

Click the image to register on line for this Saturday November 5 program.

Fall is tree planting time

Fall is a great time to plant a tree – how about a conifer?

On Sunday November 13 learn about some fabulous conifers from Frank Goodhart, past President of the American Conifer Society.

Click the flyer at right to register on line.


Seed Saving Buddies

Last year at this time, we shared a nice way to package those seeds you are saving right now.

What are you saving?

Click the image to download your printable seed packet.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!


  • The New Jersey Mycological Association presents in Annual Fungus Fest on Sunday, September 25 from 10am-4:00pm
  • The Frelinghuysen Arboretum Gesneriads Society presents its Celebration of Gesneriads how and sale on Sunday, October 2 from 11am-3pm

Don’t Buy that Fall Sweater, Yet

We are pleased to announce that Talbots will donate 10% of pre-tax sales generated between 5 – 9 pm on Thursday, October 20 to The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Attendees will receive the gracious service from wardrobe specialists that Talbots is known for.

Refreshments will be provided for guests. The store is located at:

Denville Commons
3056 Rt. 10 West
Denville, NJ 07834

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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