Thursday, April 22 - 7:00 PM
VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM
Jim Walker, owner of the Wild Birds Unlimited store in Denville, New Jersey, will provide our audience with the necessary information to make the hobby of bird feeding more enjoyable.
Topics will include the best food to offer to attract the widest variety of birds, the different types of feeders available, why water and nesting boxes are so important, as well as ways to thwart those pesky squirrels.
Jim will also pay special attention to nesting, migrating birds and hummingbirds.
Thursday, June 24 - 7:00 PM
VIRTUAL ZOOM PROGRAM
Figuring out who the beneficial insects are and who the pests are can be confusing.
Join Dr. Randi Eckel of Toadshade Wildflower Farm in Frenchtown, New Jersey, as she helps sort it out and discuss some management strategies that may help you strike the right balance.
Thank you to all who have supported the Friends by shopping at our virtual Plant Sale. We still have a great selection of plants available, so you can continue to indulge in plant fever right up until pick-up days.
There is still time to order a spring-blooming tree or conifer for Arbor Day on March 30, for Mother's Day on May 9 or for a special graduate on your list.
Please note that shortly after you place your order, you will receive an email from email@example.com to book a pick-up time on either April 30 or May 1. The email will be sent to the email on your PayPal/credit card receipt.
We're open online for plant orders, so click on the banner above or on this link to check out the plants available and place your order. Happy Shopping!
Please feel free to support our annual fundraiser by forwarding this blast to family, friends and other contacts, the more the merrier. We appreciate your help!
If you have the time. we'd love to have you help us take delivery of the plants and sort them on the afternoon of April 29 and/or help with drive-up fulfillment on Friday April 30 and/or Saturday, May 1. Please send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) letting us know if you might be able to volunteer to help. We would really appreciate it!
SEE IT - REPORT IT
The Spotted Lanternfly is back - Be vigilant.
Click on the flyer for more information and what to do if you see one.
MORRIS COUNTY PARK COMMISSION VIRTUAL PROGRAM
The Dirt on Tomatoes - Thursday, April 22 - 12:00-12:45 PM
Learn tricks on how to grow a bumper crop, what all the fuss is about heirlooms and what to look for at the nursery.
For more information and registration click on the flyer.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum to the Morris County Park Commission, the Tulip beds are in full bloom again this year; please visit soon to get the full impact of this beautiful annual event. Also featured are closeups of Purple Leaf Plum and Scarlet Storm Quince flowers.
Click an image to see them all in our website's picture gallery. Thanks to Margery Ennist for this week's beautiful pictures.
We are pleased to make several of our previously recorded events available in case you missed one or another of them.
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.
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. Questions or need more information? Email Lisa Bencivengo: email@example.com or leave a message at (973) 937-8803.