Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum is offering an opportunity to donate either a beautiful hand-hewn bench by artist David Robinson or a contemporary teak bench. There are 11 spots in the arboretum where a bench would be a welcome addition. The style and size of bench has been chosen to fit each location.
Now that the trees have lost their leaves, the landscape takes on a look with different points of interest. How can I duplicate some the beautiful silhouettes that I see at Laurelwood? Thank you and Happy New Year!
Do you have any gift ideas for my gardening friends? Or decorating hints? The holidays are approaching and I am in a festive spirit.
At its annual meeting, Members of Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum elected the Board of Director and officers for a two-year term, beginning January 1, 2019. The meeting also featured a year-in-review slide presentation by Ruth Hayden. Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum celebrated its 15th anniversary this year.
Once again, Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum volunteers are decorating the main entrance and grand staircase at historic Skylands Manor for the annual Holiday Open House, sponsored by the New Jersey Botanical Garden. This year’s theme, “A Country Manor Holiday,” is a tribute to the many festive celebrations held there when Skylands was a private estate.
Two students from William Paterson University in Wayne have been working as interns, supporting the work of the Plant Collection Management Committee and earning course credits. “Our interns devoted many hours to the painstaking tasks of identifying trees and shrubs, recording their location and navigating the arboretum to tag the plant material.”
Dear Elaine, I know that it is getting near the end of the garden season, but is there anything else to do. I don’t want to overlook anything. Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving. Kathleen Dear Kathleen, Yes, we are wrapping things up at Laurelwood Arboretum. That includes pulling out the frosted annuals, moving our valuable …
I have annuals planted outside and I brought my houseplants out to enjoy the warm summer weather and fresh air. What shall I do for winter? Thanks.