Events at Willowwood Arboretum

Tubbs Lecture April 28 Viburnums!

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Vincent Simeone

The Willowwood Foundation in partnership with the Morris County Park Commission is pleased to announce that Vincent Simeone will be this Spring's Tubbs Lecturer on Viburnums.

Date: Sunday April 28, 2019, Tickets: $30. Purchase through the MCPC.

Vincent Simeone is an expert horticulturist and Director at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Long Island. He has been in horticulture for over 27 years; his past experience includes working with well-known Dr. Michael Dirr and Dr. Allan Armitage, teaching classes at the New York Botanical Garden, giving garden lectures all over the world, and writing several books on landscaping and smart plant choices.

Willowwood 24th Anniversary Lilac Party!

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The Ten

We had such a beautiful evening for our 23rd Lilac Party last year. A glass of wine in hand, many of our guests strolled through the Spring gardens beautifully maintained by the expert MCPC horticulture staff listening to the background piano music by Amir Mortezai who will perform again this year and enjoying the intoxicating scent of blooming lilacs in the air.

Here are some of our plans for this 24th Anniversary Party on Sunday, May 19th (and remember our 25th in 2020!):