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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 December 14, 2016

25th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland winners?

The elves are still counting votes. Please check The Friends website later this week for winners of the 2016 Gingerbread Wonderland People's Choice Award.

Dried Flower Workshop

Using dried herbs and flowers from our very own cutting garden, join professional Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk as she guides you through the process of making your own dried flower wreath in either of two totally different designs.

Save the Date! Benjamin Blackburn Scholarship Lecture

Chanticleer - click to enlarge

This year's speaker is R. William Thomas, Chanticleer Garden's Executive Director and Head Gardener. He lectures from his book, "The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration & Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer."

Chanticleer Garden in Wayne, Pennyslvania is known as one of America's most romantic, imaginative and exciting public gardens.

The date is Saturday, February 4. Click here for more details and registration.

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Last Minute Gift Idea

A membership to The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a great gift idea that lasts far beyond the holiday. Purchase memberships online for yourself or someone special.

Click the form at left for more information.

And Just for Fun

If you didn't get your fill of gingerbread after our 25th Annual exhibit or if you missed it (get it on your calendar now: December 1-10, 2017), then check out these cute ideas at

Stourhead - click to enlarge

The Majestic Gardens of Southwest England

We are excited to invite you to join us for the next Friends international trip, traversing the counties of Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

Full details, including itinerary, garden descriptions, pricing and registration information are found on our website by clicking here.

Hope to see you in Cornwall soon.

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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