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Winter in arboretum
Laurelwood Arboretum is serene and beautiful during the winter and the perfect time to appreciate the many trees and skillful landscape design.

The arboretum is open during the winter,
weather and parking lot conditions permitting.
The Knippenberg Center is closed until mid-April.

Click here to see a winter photo album.
THEN and NOW
Greenhouses in winter
KCE & Pavilion in winter
The Knippenbergs built many ground level greenhouses on the property that were used to propagate rhododendrons and azaleas for sale and also planting on the property. The Knippenberg Center now stands were there had been two propagation greenhouses that were beyond repair.

Volunteer Help Wanted

Marketing volunteer needed

Marketing Advisor

to help publicize programs and events and promote Laurelwood Arboretum
 
Please contact the Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum office at 973-831-5675
for more information.

Dear Elaine,

How can I get some winter interest in my garden?  It’s looking a little stark and bare
Thanks,
Rory
Dear Lily,

It seems as though you have lots of deciduous plants on your property, perhaps shrubs and herbaceous perennials, that may look dead but are simply dormant.
 
In winter, a garden relies less on color and more on form, structure and texture for interest. We consider a few winter horticultural elements when landscaping at Laurelwood Arboretum: evergreen foliage, bark, berries, plant habit or silhouette, and movement.

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—Elaine Fogerty,
Executive Director

Open a new $100 Checking or Savings Account
by January 31st


Packanack Lake branch of Columbia Bank will donate $10 to FOLA
for each new account

FOLA could also receive $2,500, $1,000 or $500
as one of the top 3 organizations
butterfly on zinniaBecome a member or rejoin today for a full year of benefits in 2017 PLUS the satisfaction of knowing you are playing an important part in beautifying Laurelwood Arboretum and supporting its community programs.
 

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