Everyone interested in learning more about Japanese gardens, asters and ferns is invited to join a discussion of topics in the October issue of Fine Gardening magazine. Master Gardener Dawn Healey will host the talk on Wednesday, September 16 at 3:30 pm at the Knippenberg Center for Education, Laurelwood Arboretum, 725 Pines Lake Road, Wayne. Admission is free, and no membership or subscription is required. Participants are encouraged to read the articles ahead of time to join in the discussion. The magazine is available at the Knippenberg Center. The program, which is sponsored by Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum (FOLA), may be eligible for Master Gardener continuing education credits.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum (FOLA) will host free Community Tours of the 30-acre park on Sunday, September 20 from 1 pm to 3 pm. The tours will begin at the Knippenberg Center for Education at the arboretum, which is located at 725 Pines Lake Drive West in Wayne. Trained volunteer tour guides will talk about the history of the arboretum and point out plantings of interest. A motorized vehicle is available for those who find the walk too difficult.
Elaine Fogerty, Executive Director of Laurelwood Arboretum, will lead a workshop on dividing perennials on Tuesday, September 15 at noon. The group will meet at the Learning Circle in the Sensory Garden at Laurelwood, which is located at 725 Pines Lake Drive East in Wayne. The program is free for members of Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum and /$15 non-members. Participants will be able to take home a perennial division. For additional information, please send an email to email@example.com or call 973-202-9579.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum (FOLA) is sponsoring the first of two Storytime programs for children on Sunday, September 13 at 2 pm at the Knippenberg Center for Education, Laurelwood Arboretum, 725 Pines Lake Drive East in Wayne. The title of the program is, “Why Would Anyone Cut Down a Tree.” The second Storytime, “Why Do Leaves Change Color,” is scheduled for Sunday, October, 11 at 2 pm.
Stories and activities will be led by FOLA member Margaret Kerstner, who is a retired elementary school teacher and reading specialist. The program is for children in grade 3 or under. Admission is free. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. For additional information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-202-9579.