Messages from the President

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  • Message from Meryl – 6/29/22

    -- Posted 07/01/2022 by Webmaster --
    Summer 2022 is here in all its glory and change is in the air. I am pleased to announce that the Willowwood Foundation Board has recently added a new trustee, Olga Christie of Far Hills. Olga is an accomplished gardener and photographer. Native plants, trees, and shrubs reign supreme in her home garden and her ...
  • Spring Holds a Special Joy – 4/19/22

    -- Posted 04/19/2022 by Webmaster --
    Sunday Daffodils I have just enjoyed back to back visits to Willowwood so as not to miss a single new thing. While a stop at the arboretum is a delightful experience in any season, spring holds a special joy. Although the Bloom Report provides a wonderful way to “stay in touch” it is hard to resist ...
  • 2022 Lilac Party CANCELLED

    -- Posted 02/04/2022 by Webmaster --
    After much soul searching the Willowwood Foundation Board of Trustees has made the difficult decision to cancel our annual Lilac Party. We do so in this time of uncertainty out of the utmost concern for the continued safety of our guests and staff. Please know that in the months ahead our committee will be hard at ...
  • Autumn Welcome

    -- Posted 09/10/2021 by Webmaster --
    How is it possible that 2021’s spring and summer have come and gone? Despite lingering Covid 19 concerns, we are happily welcoming the nascent signs of autumn at Willowwood.  I am so grateful that the Arboretum continues to provide the public with such a beautiful and comforting oasis as Willowwood and my appreciation extends to the ...
  • Summer Update 2021

    -- Posted 06/25/2021 by Webmaster --
    Dear Friends of Willowwood, I am perched in my home office enjoying the beauty of our home garden just outside my window. My blue lace hydrangeas are in their glory. Doesn’t it seem like the lush landscape of June is even more spectacular than ever this summer? And visitors continue to find Willowwood to be as ...
  • Meet Our New President

    -- Posted 06/03/2021 by Webmaster --
    Brace and Meryl It is with great pleasure that I write to introduce Meryl Carmel as the new Willowwood Foundation President and Joseph Arvay DMD who has the difficult job as replacement for past Treasurer and long time Trustee Stathis Andris to whom we owe many thanks for his financial diligence and guidance. I will assume the ...
  • Spring 2021 Update

    -- Posted 03/31/2021 by Webmaster --
    Greetings and Happy Spring, With spring in the air, lengthening daylight hours and the awakening of the natural world, I’m feeling my energy begin to return after a year like no other. Like many of you, my attention this time of year turns to the garden and our hidden Gem, the Willowwood Arboretum. The gardens at Willowwood ...