Philadelphia Flower Show


Thursday, March 16  from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Summit, NJ. Reeves-Reed Arboretum heads to the Philadelphia Flower Show, Thursday, March 16, 2017 for its annual spring trip. This year's theme - Holland: Flowering the World! From towering windmills, wooden shoes and delectable cheeses, to the whimsical bicycles, canals and vibrant tulip fields of the iconic Dutch landscape, the 2017 Flower Show will share the diverse stories of horticulture, innovative eco-design, and modern urban greening and sustainability efforts of the Netherlands. Leading Dutch floral and garden designers, including Nico Wissing, Bart Hoes, Carrie Preston and Bart Bresser will headline major exhibits.

Excursion includes entry to the show, a healthy snack, and round trip bus transportation to and from the Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Avenue. The cost for RRA members is $80; Non-members $95. Registration is taking place now at or call Doreen Schindler (908) 273-8787, x1010 by Wednesday, March 1st.

About Reeves-Reed Arboretum: Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days a week from dawn till dusk, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.

Reeves-Reed Arboretum....a place to grow, for everyone!