Path on Arbor DayMembership dues and donations to Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum are critical to our success in maintaining and supporting Laurelwood Arboretum and increasing the visibility and public awareness of this unique horticultural property. Our volunteers manage the Laurelwood budget and maintain and improve the plantings and infrastructure. We also provide tours of the arboretum and host educational and community outreach programs and other special events. Our fundraisers include a plant sale each spring.

Click here to join now, or download a Membership Application here.

Membership makes a great gift!

To order a gift membership, please send a check made out to Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum (or FOLA) for $25 to Box 2433, Wayne, NJ 07474-2433 along with the name and address of the gift recipient, who will receive a membership card and benefits information.

Membership Benefits

Members are entitled to:

  • a 10% discount on plants at our plant sales
  • free admission or discounts on most programs, lectures and workshops
  • discount at participating local establishments (listed below)
  • monthly e-newsletter
  • annual newsletter
  • email notification of programs, activities and events

Members can also take advantage of the American Horticultural Society’s Reciprocal Program, which gives our members discounts on admission and sales at more than 300 gardens and arboreta throughout North America. For information about this program, go to American Horticulture Society Reciprocal Program.

Receive a 15% discount on plants at:

Canete Landscape and Garden Center
825 Black Oak Ridge Road
Wayne, NJ 07470

Receive 10% discount at:

Glenwild Garden Center
104 Glenwild Avenue
Bloomingdale, NJ 07403

Receive a 10% discount on plants at:

Blooms of Wayne
2075 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470

Gro-Rite Greenhouse and Garden Center
30 Hillview Road
Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

Riverside Nursery
237 Ramapo Valley Road
Oakland, NJ 07436

Glenn Pond Nursery
includes free homemade candy from Laurie’s Candy
580 Berdan Avenue
Wayne, NJ 07405

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum welcomes donations including matching gifts, corporate sponsorships and in-kind donations of products and horticultural materials. For more details on membership and donations, please contact us at 973-831-5675 or

Your gift will be used to develop programs and activities at the Knippenberg Center for Education and will allow us to continue to preserve and beautify Laurelwood Arboretum.

Dues and donations are deductible for income tax purposes to the extent allowed by law.

Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.