The Landis Newsletter
Anne Donnelly was the first of the many friends I’ve made at the Arboretum and perhaps the dearest. It was she who kidded me that, once I agreed to chair...
Landis Arboretum has successfully kicked off its most recent Big Tree Search, and the tree hunters are moving fast! Our intention is to find new NY State Champion Trees, the...
It’s certainly been a rainy summer, but the rain has helped keep our plants green, growing, and blooming all season. Right now, Landis’ gardens are approaching their autumn peak, and...
Volunteering, Chuck Mueller said, “is something you have to believe in . . . . [it’s] a way to follow your passions and make an impact . ...
Shawn Bevins, Jim Paley, Craig Blevins, Fred Breglia, and Peter Bakal
On a Sunday afternoon in late September, the Landis Board hosted its annual Volunteer Recognition event to honor its...
Thirty-eight years ago, the Landis Conference Center (now known as the Meeting House) was completed. Since 1985, the building has been the home to Scout meetings, Star Parties, classes and...
Apples and Man, by Fred Lape
“Apples and Man,” written by Arboretum founder Fred Lape and published in 1979, is an ode to the incredible genus Malus.. But it also...
On August 12th, fast feet sprinted atop pine cones, twigs, and mossy underbrush as attendees dashed to the finish line of the 17th Annual Landis Perennial Forest 5K. A total...
If you need to contact the Landis Arboretum, our office manager, Susan Strangia, is available in our office in the Lape Farmhouse on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 AM to ...
In a farming scenario no doubt familiar to him, Arboretum Founder Fred Lape’s poem celebrates the “life force” in nature.
Litter of Pigs
On the first cold fall days...
If you weren’t able to make our terrific Fall Plant, Book, and Bake Sale, take a look to see some of what you missed.
Once you start looking, you notice them almost everywhere you walk. On trees. On rock walls. On stumps and tombstones and trees. They look like blotches of grayish-blue or yellow-green...
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