Photo Albums

Permits are required for wedding or professional photography shoots at Willowwood. Please contact the MCPC Reservation Department at 862-325-7756 to obtain a permit. See our FAQ page for more information.

The Willowwood Foundation is proud to share albums of our photos with you. Click on an album name below to go to its page where you can then browse all the pictures.

Click Title, below, to view an album

Lilac Party 2018

We had such a beautiful day for our 23rd Lilac Party and we are now planning the 24th (and the 25th in 2021!)

Thanks to Sue Pedersen for all the beautiful pictures.

Flowers & Foxes by Carol Lynaugh

Thanks to Carol Lynaugh for these images of flowers and foxes.

You can see many more of her pictures of flowers & foxes at Willowwood Arboretum by clicking here to go to her Google Pictures album.

Birds & Foxes by Joe Rodriguez

Some wonderful birds and foxes at Willowwood by Joe Rodriguez.

Celebrating the evening’s success are, from left, Willowwood Foundation trustee George Rochat of Bernardsville, trustees and event co-chairs Becky Terry of Peapack and Anne Peterson of Bernardsville, trustee Peter Williams of Peapack, President Brace Krag of Pottersville, and Betty Cass Schmidt of Pequannock, the president of the Morris County Parks Commission.

Lilac Party 2017 Photos

We are happy to post these pictures from a beautiful Lilac Party. Thanks to the Bernardsville News for a number of these pictures.

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.

Lilac Party 2016

Mother Nature offered all her choices in one afternoon - rain, sleet, snow, sunshine and rainbows but the staunch and happy party go'ers wrapped in down and wellies enjoyed the wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres by Ross and Owren, silent plant sale and music by the wonderful TEN of the NY University Glee Club.

1st Place: Photographer:  Donna Formica

2016 Spring Awakening Contest Finalists

There are the finalist entries for the 2016 Photo Contest. The topic is "Spring Awakening at Willowwood"...glimpses of how the flora and fauna greet early Spring at Willowwood. Photos were taken at Willowwood from end February, 2016 through April, 2016 and the deadline for submission was May 5, 2016. Congratulations to 1st Place Winner, Donna Formica, 2nd Place winner, Wendy Kaplowitz and tied for Third Place: Michelle Francomacaro and Clarke Warren.

2015 Photo Contest Winners

Enjoy these great photographs from our 2015 Photo Contest Finalists. Winner is Picture #6 by Barbara Storms. Tied for 2nd place is photo #3 & #4 by Dave Mojica. 4th Place is photo #2 by Navjot Singh.

Higan Close

Japanese Flowering Cherries - April 2015

The 2015 Tubbs Lecture focused on Japanese Flowering Cherries, first brought to the US in 1912. The Willowwood's collection was one of the highlights of both the talk and the guided tour.

by Elise Ange

Willowwood's Cherries - 2014

The Photo Contest this year focused on Willowwood's large cherry collection. Here are the beautiful finalist entries. Voting for a "favorite" took place at the Mother's Day event and at the Lilac Party. Winners are noted on the individual images and each picture is identified with the photographer's name.

By Chad Dolby

Magnolia Photo Contest 2013

The 2013 Photo Contest featured Willowwood's Magnolia Collection. Winners are: 1st Place, Elise Ange, 2nd: Navjot Singh, 3rd: Peggy Wagemann and 4th - David Mills. Elise's winning photo is shown here.

Lilac Parties

This year marked the Willowwood Foundation's 18th Annual Lilac Party. Food, drink and fashionable wellies helped all celebrate this wonderful Spring day. Photos by Susan Pedersen.

Mothers Day 2013

Blue skies and puffy clouds greeted the Mother's Day visitors at Willowwood Arboretum's annual celebration.

Willowwood Volunteer

Volunteers are an important part of keeping our splendid gardens looking their best. Enjoy the gardening, join in with a fun group of people -- become a volunteer at Willowwood today.

Summer Pictures

As Summer gradually drifts toward Autumn, we thought you might like to see some beautiful images from summer at the Willowwood Arboretum. Be sure to visit soon so as not to miss out on the current splendor.

Spring at Willowwood Arboretum

Willowwood is beautiful in all seasons. We will be featuring views of the landscape starting with this album, Spring at Willowwood.

Meadow in Late Summer

Dr. Edmund 'Ted' Stiles Observation Platform Dedication September 16, 2012

Pictures from the dedication of the Ted Stiles Observation Platform, September 16, 2012.

Spring 2013

Willowwood Magnolia Tour

Willowwood's Magnolia Collection is quite diverse, including at least 128 varieties. We are especially delighted with our new yellow magnolias! Updated with New Spring 2013 photos!

1st Place! - Photographer: Ashton Temples

Daffodil Photo Finalists 2012

The Willowwood Foundation is proud to announce the finalists in the Spring, 2012 Daffodil Photo Contest. Congratulations to: 1st Place - Ashton Temples 2nd Place - Michael Hartnett 3rd Place - two entries tied, both by Gene Moretti