The Landis Newsletter
The last performance of this year’s Full Moon Concert series at Landis has come and gone. As always, Jim and I were sad to see the season end. And, as...
The raffle at the Spring Plant Sale was a resounding success, and so was the one at the recent fall sale.
Many thanks to the generosity of the following...
It has been over 100 years since the Lape Family, father Herman, mother Emma and son Fred, took up residence on Oak Nose Farm in Esperance, NY. Many changes have...
Gardeners know things.
They know the emotional benefits of nurturing plants, the physical benefits of digging, sorting, carrying, and arranging. They know the personal benefits of accomplishment, satisfaction, and pride...
Vincent DeSantis finally got to the Arboretum this year – with a little help from his friends, as the Beatles sang.
Several years ago, Vince was Gloversville City...
On the last Sunday in September, more than 50 Arboretum members and supporters gathered at the Meeting House. The storied view from its deck did not disappoint. Bright skies and...
As we look back at September’s Volunteer Appreciation Event (see “Landis Thanks Volunteers, Honors Nan Williams and Sue Tricario”, in this newsletter), we are reminded that the Arboretum’s footprint extends...
A scout meeting is about to begin. From the Meeting House deck, Scoutmaster Chuck Whitman looks over the expanse of the Schoharie Valley and thinks: what a fitting venue...
We thought you’d enjoy this article, originally published in the Fall 1990 issue of The Newsletter, because it features just one of the many unique features of the Landis Arboretum...
The Landis Arboretum is cooperating with the American Chestnut Foundation on a project that, hopefully, will speed the restoration of the American chestnut tree into American forests.
Need a great theme for next year’s garden? Consider including plants that attract butterflies. Then you can study and enjoy these beautiful creatures as well as the plants that attract...
The last time I strolled along a trail at the Arboretum, I spotted another fall wanderer—a small black-and-white fuzzy caterpillar. Unlike me, he had a clear purpose in his travels—he...
From the moment I walked through the door of the conference center in Columbus, Ohio this summer, I felt the synchronicity that comes from being around thousands of individuals with...
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