Watnong Chapter

New Jersey

The Watnong Chapter meets five times each year at the Haggerty Education Center of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey 07960. Meetings are free and open to the public, and are scheduled for:

February 16, 2019, 10 a.m., at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, speaker Janet Novak of the Delaware Valley Chapter, 'Plants of Newfoundland'.

March 31, 2019, 10 a.m., at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, author David Culp, 'Residential Meadow Planting'.

April 27 & 28, 2018,  Annual Plant Sale at The Leonard J. Buck Garden, 11 Layton Road, Far Hills, New Jersey, 07931.

May 11, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bus Trip to tour Edgewood Gardens in Exton, Pennsylvania and The Garden at Mill Fleurs, Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania. Cost is $55  for members, $65 for non-members includes membership for 2019.  Registration form is in the Late Winter 2019 edition of Growing Interests.

May/June,  continued renovations of the South Rock Garden at Laurelwood Arboretum, Wayne, New Jersey. Dates to be announced. Contact Mike Wilson (see back page of any issue of Growing Interests) for more details.

July 27, noon to 4 p.m., Annual Picnic and first ever Plant Swap at The Hay, Honey Farm, 130 Stevens Lane, Far Hills, New Jersey 07931. For members only. See Growing Interests Volume 43 No. 4 for details.

September 14, 2019, 10 a.m., at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum; speaker Elizabeth Zanders of the Connecticut and Berkshire Chapters, 'Hardy Northeast Rock Garden Plants'.

October 13, 2019 10 a.m., at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, speaker Joann Knapp of the Watnong Chapter, 'The Frustrations of a Flower Photographer'.

November 16, 2019, 10 a.m., at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum: annual meeting & luncheon, for members only. Speaker Michael Hagen from the New York Botanical Garden, 'The T.H.Everett Memorial Rock Garden: Past, Present, and Future'. 

Please come join us, and bring a friend!


Chair Roxanne Hiltz
Vice Chair & Membership Sid Jones
Secretary Debi Graf
Treasurer Don Grossmann
Newsletter Editor Hilary Clayton