LIMITED PARKING FACILITIES - NO BUSES ALLOWED
Group visits are limited to 25 or fewer people. An Application for a Group Visit must be submitted and approved at least 2 weeks prior to the Visit. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Plant Sale: Pre-Sale
MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND
Gifts for Mom
Saturday, May 13,
Sunday, May 14,
9:30 am – 2:00 pm
The 2023 Rhododendron Weekend
Rhododendrons are Laurelwood’s signature
plant and observing nearly 100 varieties of
rhodies in bloom is one of the year’s most
stunning sights. During our Rhododendron
Weekend, guests and their families will
enjoy peaceful walks surrounded by
majestic flowers. And they will learn more
about Laurelwood’s legacy. Our
rhododendron collection includes more than
400 named hybrids and species, many of
which were raised and planted decades ago
by John and Dorothy Knippenberg.
♦Rhododendron Collection Walking Tours
The Chairperson of our Rhododendron Study Team will select the most spectacular spots for viewing our rhododendrons in bloom. Free. Gather at the pavilion.
- Saturday, May 20, 2023 – 10:00 a.m.
- Sunday, May 21, 2023 – 10:00 a.m.
♦Program: “How to Propagate Rhododendron Stem Cuttings at Home”
By Joseph Di Giacomo, Master Gardener and Chairperson of Laurelwood’s Rhododendron Study Team. Learn how to propagate some of your favorite rhododendrons growing in your yard.
Saturday, May 20, 2023 – 2:00 p.m. Limited to 20 participants.
Advance registration required $10.00 Members $20.00 Non-Members
Each participant will receive a copy of the booklet “The Role of Laurelwood Gardens in
East Coast Rhododendron Hybridizing”. Click here to register for the program.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum is grateful for all of the support that we have received from so many members of our community in 2023. We are cheered by the wonderful collegiality of our volunteers, the willingness of our staff to go above and beyond, and the generous support that we receive from our members and donors. If you are a member or supporter you have sustained us in our mission to preserve Laurelwood Arboretum as an oasis of beauty and tranquility for the entire community.
Wishing you a very happy and healthy holiday season and all the best of everything in the new year!
Art Meets Nature
Follow the sculpture trail:
ART DISPLAYS AT LAURELWOOD
There are no upcoming events.
Yoga on Mondays at 10:00 am.
June 12 – October 30 in the Knippenberg Center. Click here for details.
What’s in Bloom?
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In light of our LIMITED PARKING FACILITIES, group visits are limited to groups with 25 or fewer people.
An Application for a Group Visit must be submitted and approved at least 2 weeks prior to the Visit.
Contact us at
email@example.com for more information.
Laurelwood Arboretum is a Wayne Township public park situated alongside Pines Lake, a
private residential community.
Please be mindful of the local neighborhood.
Private Events Policy
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LATIN JAZZ Concert
Abel Mireles and LatiNext
Click to hear the recording of their concert on the Wayne Public Library YouTube page.
In this Season of Giving
Ongoing Nonprofit Fundraiser!
Sculpture Trail Sponsor
The Donate-a-Bench Program
There are several spots in the arboretum where a bench would be a welcome addition. There are many reasons to donate a bench.
Wayne’s Laurelwood Arboretum has been awarded Level II Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.
CELL PHONE TOURS!
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Support Our Partners
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