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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 10, 2017


American Home Landscapes: A Design Guide to Creating Period Garden Styles with Denise Wiles Adams

Author and historian Denise will discuss historical landscape design and adapting it to modern needs.

A book sale and signing follows.

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Saturday, May 13.


Azaleas and Rhododendrons: Selection, Planting and Care

Learn more about these late spring beauties with Speaker Mark Zukovich.

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Saturday, May 20.


Family Nature Crafts: Mason Bee Houses

The Mason Bee is a very productive pollinator for spring flowers, fruits, and nuts.

Make a simple home for them in one afternoon.

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Saturday, May 20.

Planning a Trip to the Arboretum?

Did you know you can see a list on our website that lists What's in Bloom and where to find it on the Arboretum grounds?

Click here and we'll bring you right to it!

Did you shop our Annual Plant Sale?

Here are some helpful sites to get those plants in the ground!



Worked up an appetitie from all that Plant Sale shopping? Enjoy a sweet or a savory at Matilda's Cafe, with garden views out every window.

Matilda's will be open each weekend (except Mother's Day) from now until October.

Stourhead - click to enlarge

The Majestic Gardens of Southwest England

We are happy to announce that our upcoming international trip, traversing the counties of Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, is filled.

Details of how to add your name to our waiting list are found on our website by clicking here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Current open positions: Treasurer and Accounting Assistant

Do you have the accounting or related background that would be useful in one of these roles? Your expertise can be a valuable contribution to the Friends and the Arboretum. Check the Positions Open page on our website and/or call Friends at 973-326-7603 for details about these positions.

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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