The Landis Newsletter

Fall 2019

Volume 37 , Number 3

In this Issue
All Issues

· Grandfather and Boy: A Poem by Fred Lape ·

· Gershwin at Landis ·

· Winter Birding for Families ·

· The Amazing Slug ·

· From the Director's Desk: A Real Life Lorax ·

· Landis Portraits: Gus Polli ·

· "The Collector's Corner:" Roots and Shoots ·

· From the Garden: This Fall, Introduce Your Kids to the Garden! ·

· Meet Our Support Staff ·


Grandfather and Boy: A Poem by Fred Lape

The grandfather was seventy, with brown red haircircling a bald spot, round Dutch face, and eyesthat twinkled like sun on running water. The boyand the old man walked the fields...

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Gershwin at Landis

A stormy morning filled with torrential downpours, thunder, and lightning gave way to cooler temperatures and a crystal blue sky: perfect weather for a summer concert at the Meeting House.

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Winter Birding for Families

The swallows are grouping up on the phone lines. The monarchs are on the move. There’s the first hint of color in the maple leaves. Orion greets you in the...

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The Amazing Slug

Rain, rain, rain. Seems like all it does these days is rain. But some creatures are thriving in all this precipitation. This is absolutely a banner year for slugs.

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From the Director's Desk: A Real Life Lorax

An electronic billboard covers several stories and three sides of a building in New York City’s Times Square, one of the busiest public spaces in the world. It commands the...

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Landis Portraits: Gus Polli

Gus Polli is happiest being outdoors and working with his hands. Volunteering at the Arboretum, he acknowledged, is a good fit.

Gus and his wife Louise discovered the Arboretum...

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"The Collector's Corner:" Roots and Shoots

Welcome to the Collector's Corner, the first in a series of newsletter columns that will coordinate with a new initiative at the Landis Arboretum.

At our Fall Plant Sale...

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From the Garden: This Fall, Introduce Your Kids to the Garden!

Autumn offers many opportunities to bond with those we love. Families can come together to pick apples, explore a corn maze, or select the perfect Halloween pumpkin. 

When...

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Meet Our Support Staff

Nancy Stuebner, Office Manager 

Erin Breglia, Landis Gardener 

Russell Glass, Groundskeeper 

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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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