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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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