Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Attendees can see several different varieties of flowers and birds.
Laurelwood Arboretum is hosting several events in the next week. Rain or high winds will cancel the event. Woodland plants, azaleas, and other popular annuals and perennials will be available to purchase. A limited selection of plants grown in the Arboretum’s greenhouses will be available as well. Sara McHugh will artfully arrange plants purchased at the event in any container someone brings. FOLA will also sell a variety of garden-related items. All proceeds from the event will benefit FOLA, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and maintaining the arboretum. Al Fitzburgh, a rhododendron expert, will lead the tour and talk about the facility’s collection of rare rhododendrons. A cart is available for handicapped attendees but …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum hosting annual event.
The Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum (FOLA) will host its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Woodland plants, azaleas, and other popular annuals, perennials, and some speical plants grown at the Arboretum will be avaialble to purchase. Gardener Sara McHugh will artfully arrange plants in any container than an attendee brings. FOLA will also sell baked goods and a variety of garden-related items. Proceeds from the event will go towards FOLA, a nonprofit organization that works to preserve and maintain the Arboretum. Laurelwood is a 30-acre facility located in at 725 Pines Lake Drive West in the Pines Lake area of Wayne. In May, plants, trees, and shurbs of various colors, textures, and aromas are in bloom at the …
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Groups can help beautify 30-acre facility until October.
Volunteers can begin to help out at Laurelwood Arboretum on Tuesday. Individuals may volunteer at Laurelwood every Tuesday and the first Saturday of every month from 9 to 11:30 a.m. until October. Volunteers helping on Saturday will operate in the areas of the 30-acre facility that need the most work. Individuals will meet in the pavillion. Attendees should bring gloves, small hand tools, and water to drink. The Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum, a non-profit organization, manages and coordinates volunteer efforts at the Arboretum. The group held a special volunteer kick off event this Saturday. Groups are welcome to attend, but should call 973-202-9579 to make arrangements in advance. Laurelwood features several woodland trails and …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Free tours given in celebration of Arbor Day.
Volunteers from Laurelwood Arboretum will offer free guided tours of the facility on Saturday, April 28. Tours will be held at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon. Laurelwood Arboretum is a 30-acre botanically diverse property that contains woodland trails, gardens, wildlife, two ponds, and some streams. It also has hundreds of varieties of rhododendrons, azaleas, and other unusual species of plants and trees. There is also an abundance of insecets and other wildlife in the facility. The arboretum is in need of voluteers for this year. Volunteers regularly host plant sales, tours, and other educational programs at the facility. Wayne resident Robert Simpson gave a presentation on the life stages of Monarch butterflies at Laurelwood Arboretum last…
Monday, April 2, 2012
Spring Fling committee met recently to discuss the event.
The Wayne Rotary Club's Beefsteak Dinner and Tricky Tray will be held May 7 at the Brownstone in Paterson. The Club's Spring Fling Committee met at Laurelwood Arboretum recently to discuss the dinner. For more information about the event, call Susan Spatt at 973-956-3685.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Volunteer kickoff event will be held Saturday, April 7.
In an attempt to recruit more volunteers, Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum (FOLA) is planning a Volunteer Kickoff day at Laurelwood on Saturday, April 7. The event begins at 9 a.m. From April 10 through October, volunteers are needed to help beautify and maintain the arboretum. Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays and the first Saturday of every month from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers will work in the areas that need the most work on Saturdays. There are a number of bridges and paths, and a greenhouse, to maintain. Gardeners are also needed to help beautify the property. Volunteers are also needed to help with fundraising efforts and membership development. “Volunteerism is the lifeblood of Wayne’s 30-acre horticultural treasure,” said Deb …
Friday, September 23, 2011
Inclement weather forecast for Saturday.
The Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum's (FOLA) annual plant sale will also be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 if heavy rain falls on Saturday. The event is still scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Arboretum from 9 a.m. to noon. In the event of heavy rain, the sale will also be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon. This year’s sale will feature large chrysanthemum and a selection of perennials grown by FOLA volunteers from the Arboretum’s specimens. For last minute information regarding the event call 973-202-9579.
Monday, September 19, 2011
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum will give tours of facility.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum (FOLA) will host its annual fall plant sale on the grounds of the Arboretum at 725 Pines Lake Drive West, on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. This year’s sale will feature large chrysanthemum and a selection of perennials grown by FOLA volunteers from the Arboretum’s specimens will be available to purchase. FOLA volunteers will offer tours of the Arboretum from noon until 1 p.m.. A cart will be available for those who find it difficult to walk the garden paths. To register for a tour, call 973-202-9579 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. “With the care and attention of our horticultural staff, our many volunteers and the assistance of Wayne Township, we have been able to maintain …