We know people’s schedules are busy, so walk-ins to the speaker programs are welcome. However, early registration will guarantee you a seat and will help us plan.
*** Friends Members Only Annual Meeting ***
Sunday, June 9
Members, please don’t forget to register for this year’s Annual Meeting, where Caren White will present “The Mixologist’s Herb Garden”.
Herbs aren’t just for cooking! Modern mixologists are using fresh herbs for new takes on classic cocktails. Learn how you can grow the ingredients for your next cocktail party.
Light refreshments will be served following Caren’s talk.
Click on Caren’s photo to register on line.
Note - if you are not a Member of the Friends, now would be a great time to join! Click here to view our membership page and join online.
Tuesday, June 18
Professional Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk will demonstrate several different topiary designs that you will be able to re-create for your home or special event, using a variety of materials.
She’ll share tips and show you how to make styles suitable for many occasions throughout the year, from casual to formal. We know you’ll feel confident about making your own topiary at the end of this demonstration.
There will be a raffle afterward, and lucky winners will be able to take one of Marge’s creations home.
Register now! Click on the photo for on-line ticketing.
Saturday, June 22
If you want to attract and support pollinators, a succession of bloom is an absolute imperative in any landscape. From early spring through late fall, different species of pollinators look for different types of plants at different times of the year. And, some plants are much more useful to pollinators than others.
Is your garden ready? Learn from Kim Eierman what you need to know to make your garden beautiful and ecologically supportive throughout the growing season with great choices of natives.
Kim is an Environmental Horticulturist specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. She teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden and around the metropolitan region.
This program is eligible for 1.5 Rutgers Master Gardener CEU’s.
Register now! Click on Kim's photo for on-line ticketing.
Thursday, June 13
Bring in one of Dad’s old shoes, and plant it with succulents. This great Father’s Day gift is cool to plant and easy for Dad to maintain.
Click on the flyer for registration information.
NOTICE RE NEW AND RENEWED MEMBERSHIPS
Please note that your Membership will be updated in our system as soon as payment is received, however, for the time being, new Membership cards will be mailed out on a monthly basis, so it may take a little longer to receive your updated card.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Lonicera heckrotti 'Goldflame', Honeysuckle
BLOOMING TODAY AT THE FRELINGHUYSEN ARBORETUM:
Lonicera heckrotti ‘Goldflame’, Goldflame Honeysuckle.
Thanks to Margery Ennist for the beautiful image.
Click to enlarge.
Free Affiliate Member Programs
The New Jersey State Chrysanthemum Society
Fri Jun 7, 2019 - 1:00p - 3:00p
Program: Dorothy Smullen – Duke Gardens: a Treasure Remembered – View the eleven gardens and statuary under greenhouse glass that no longer exist in Hillsborough, NJ. Learn about the vision of Duke Farms today.
Mum topic: How and when to transfer plants to final growing location. When to debranch and disbud. When to shade. Why and how to apply B9.
Tri-State African Violet Council
Sat Jun 15, 2019 - 10:00a
Meeting with the New Jersey Council of African Violet Judges Program has not yet been determined but anyone interested in African violets is welcome to attend.
The Home Garden Club of Morristown (9678) Edit
Wed Jun 19, 2019 - 1:00p
11:00a - Regular Monthly Meeting
1:00 pm Program: “Mushroom Mania” Dorothy Smullen, Past President of the NJ Mycological Society speaks about the importance of mushrooms, their special characteristics and purposes. She will demonstrate how these infamous, fleshy fungi can be used in craft applications.
Affiliate member programs are all free and open to the public.
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