4th Annual Tubbbs Lecture: Sunday, April 29th, 1:30 pm

Speaker Dr. Alan Armitage

The Willowwood Foundation in partnership with the Morris County Park Commission is delighted to present the 4th Annual Tubbs Lecturer, Dr. Allan Armitage, on Sunday, April 29, 2018 aat 1:30 pm at the Stone Barn, Willowwood Arboretum.

Tickets now available at $30 each. Call 973-326-7601 for registration.


Tubbs Lecture - April 23, 2017

Fred Spicer spoke on the topic, "Why Do We Botanize" at the 3rd Annual Tubbs Lecture on April 23, 2017.

3rd Annual Tubbs Lecture: Fred Spicer, Sunday, April 23, 2017

After a sold out 2016 lecture with Bennett Saunders of Saunders Brothers Nursery on "Growing Beautiful Boxwood", we are pleased to announce the date for the 3rd Annual Tubbs Lecture, Spring, 2017.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 with Fred Spicer "Why do we Botanize?" – A Practical Look at Modern Day Plant Exploration,” by Fred Spicer

2nd Tubbs Lecture “Growing Beautiful Boxwood” NOW FILLED!!


If you enjoyed Anthony Aiello's talk on "Cherries", you will find Bennett Saunder's (Vice President of the American Boxwood Society) conversation on Boxwoods quite interesting.

The 2nd Annual Tubbs Lecture will be presented at 1 pm on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Willowwood Arboretum. But you are a bit too late, the lecture hall is filled!

The 1st Annual Tubbs Lecture


The 1st Annual Tubbs Lecture was held on Sunday, April 19th.

Professor Anthony Aiello, Director of Horticulture at the University of Pennsylvania, presented a fascinating lecure entitled, “Japanese Flowering Cherries: A 100 Year Long Love Affair.”