The Landis Newsletter

Fall 2020

Volume 38 , Number 3

In this Issue
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· From the Garden: "Pass Along" Gardening ·

· ​Spotlight on Sponsors: Stewart’s Shops ·

· Seedtime ·

· Farming, by Fred Lape ·

· From the Director’s Desk: Managing the Landis Arboretum During a Global Pandemic ·

· In Memoriam: Agnes DeKay, 1925-2020 ·

· David Roy, Bevins Family Receive Landis Awards ·


From the Garden: "Pass Along" Gardening

More often than not, gardening is a tradition, something passed along from generation to generation. 

In my earliest memories, I was either outside playing or inside reading...

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​Spotlight on Sponsors: Stewart’s Shops

Erika Komoroske, Public Relations Specialist for Stewart’s corporate offices in Saratoga Springs, stated, “At Stewart’s Shops, we give back to the communities we serve because we believe in making communities...

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Seedtime

One of the great pleasures of being a gardener is perusing the seed catalog for next year’s garden. We sit by the wood stove and flip through the brightly colored...

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Farming, by Fred Lape

Lee Lattimer, Landis Historian, is transcribing an unpublished manuscript by the Arboretum’s founder, Fred Lape, titled “The Year Everything Changed.” In this excerpt, Lape is writing about the late 1940s...

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From the Director’s Desk: Managing the Landis Arboretum During a Global Pandemic

Across the nation, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the closure of many parks, arboreta, and botanical gardens. But despite – or maybe because of – the difficult times, the...

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In Memoriam: Agnes DeKay, 1925-2020

The Arboretum community and I were saddened to learn of the passing of Agnes DeKay. 

I met Agnes when she was in an adult home dealing with mobility issues...

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David Roy, Bevins Family Receive Landis Awards

At Landis, the fall usually means that the Arboretum community gets together to express our gratitude to all of our volunteers and to recognize two very special volunteers. At...

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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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