The Landis Newsletter

Fall 2022

Volume 40 , Number 3

In this Issue
All Issues

· From the Director’s Desk: Landis Trails, New Map and Guide ·

· From the Garden: Gardens Within a Garden ·

· Welcome Darkness! ·

· Landis Portraits: A Series About the People Behind the Plants at the Arboretum: Susan Strangia ·

· Volunteers Turn Jungle into Dream: Shanti Vun Meditation Garden Open for Enjoyment ·

· Spend a “Second Saturday” at a Landis Arboretum Used Book Sale ·

· Trees and Shrubs for Fall Color ·

· Spotlight on Sponsors: Wellington’s Herbs and Spices ·

· September 2022 Volunteer Appreciation Event ·

· Reciprocal Admissions: The Wonderful Landis Membership Benefit that You May Not Know About ·


From the Director’s Desk: Landis Trails, New Map and Guide

Over the years, both hikers and ramblers have discovered that Landis has something for everyone. Whether they enjoy strolling through our gardens and collections or exploring the more challenging...

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From the Garden: Gardens Within a Garden

An arboretum, by definition, is a garden of trees. But the Landis Arboretum is known for many things beyond its trees: native plants, hiking trails, plant sales, concerts, classes, sculptures...

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Welcome Darkness!

It’s coming. It’s almost here. The end of Daylight Savings, the time of darkness.

Already it’s starting. You’ve probably noticed that days are shorter, sunset coming just a minute or...

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Landis Portraits: A Series About the People Behind the Plants at the Arboretum: Susan Strangia

Susan Strangia led a Second Sunday Snowshoe at Landis last February, her first. Some of the participants had never been on snowshoes – and most had never been to the...

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Volunteers Turn Jungle into Dream: Shanti Vun Meditation Garden Open for Enjoyment

Many hope for their dreams to become reality. Vijaya Luxmi doesn’t need to hope anymore. Her vision of a tranquil mediation garden honoring the memory of her parents...

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Spend a “Second Saturday” at a Landis Arboretum Used Book Sale

More than 70 years ago, Fred Lape transformed his family’s Oak Nose Farm into the Landis Arboretum and a haven for artists with the help of his friend George Landis...

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Trees and Shrubs for Fall Color

Extend the season of color in the garden by adding trees and shrubs that have stunning leaf, bark, or berry color in the fall.

Oxydendrum arboretum (sourwood) has dark, glossy...

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Spotlight on Sponsors: Wellington’s Herbs and Spices

Thinking about what she and her husband have accomplished over the years, and flashing a huge smile, Carolyn said, “I love all this, this is my heaven!”

When Carolyn and...

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September 2022 Volunteer Appreciation Event

Rainy skies couldn’t dampen the spirits of any of the Arboretum members and friends who gathered in the Meeting House on September 25th to celebrate our volunteers and allies.

The...

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Reciprocal Admissions: The Wonderful Landis Membership Benefit that You May Not Know About

It’s true - being a member of Landis Arboretum at any level can mean free or reduced admission to one of over 345 amazing gardens and arboreta in North America...

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Your membership dollars are critical to our economic viability and the sustainability of our collections, grounds, and educational programs. You can help by joining or renewing your membership . Consider renewing at a higher level. Encourage your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to do so as well. Give the gift of membership to the beautiful Landis Arboretum!

Our Business Members, Sponsors, and Allies

We have good friends in the community that help the Arboretum in a number of ways.
Please consider patronizing our Business Members, Sponsors, and Allies!

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