Ken Partyka, Vice President and Area Manager of Lakeland Bank, and a team of Lakeland Bank volunteers worked with Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum staff and volunteers to install landscaping for the arboretum’s new propagation greenhouse. Partyka was joined by Lakeland
Two new sculptures were recently installed at Laurelwood Arboretum, bringing the current total to five now on exhibit in A Sculpture Trail. The multiyear project, which will showcase 15 unique works of art, is sponsored by Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum
Laurelwood Arboretum has been awarded Level II Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum. ArbNet is an interactive, collaborative, international community of arboreta. Accreditation recognizes the achievement of particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens
Birds, bats and other beneficial pollinators have special homes at Laurelwood Arboretum, thanks to Eagle Scout candidate Aadhithyaram Balaji. Adi, a member of Troop #108 in Wayne, constructed and installed 12 nesting boxes as part of his personal effort to welcome and conserve New Jersey’s native wildlife.
“Mingus II” by Richard Heinrich “Mingus II,” a steel sculpture by artist Richard Heinrich, is now on exhibit at Laurelwood Arboretum. The piece is the third of 15 sculptures to be featured in A Sculpture Trail, a multiyear project sponsored
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum invites local artists and photographers to exhibit their work in the 2020 Festival of Friends Virtual Community Art/Photography Show. Individuals may submit one piece of art or photography created in Laurelwood Arboretum or inspired by nature.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum now offers a self-paced cell phone tour to guide people from the Knippenberg Center for Education along many of the arboretum’s scenic paths, through natural and designed spaces, and back to the center. At each of the 19 tour stops they can hear details of the history and horticulture of this special place.
The Sculpture Trail has installed “Oxidized Pod,” a welded work by artist Robert Koch, which can now be seen along Brook Road. The striking 72-inch sculpture, fabricated from steel rebar rods that have been welded together, is designed to capture the organic movements found in nature.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum has launched its annual Give the Gift of Green Campaign to raise funds for the start of the gardening season. Gift of Green donations help to provide the resources to rejuvenate the popular Sensory Garden after
The official kick-off celebration for The Sculpture Trail at Laurelwood Arboretum will be held on Sunday, March 22 from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Broadfoot & Broadfoot gallery — A Collection of Fine Art, located at 819 Main