The Landis Newsletter

Spring 2015

Volume 33 , Number 2

In this Issue
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· Date Changes for 2015 Activity Calendar ·

· Photography Contest Winner Announced ·

· Highlights in Landis' Dark Skies ·

· Ferns Added to Miller Native Plant Trail ·

· Behn's Best for Landis ·

· Landis Portraits: Ann Bevins ·

· Buds: Springs Yet to Come ·

· From the Garden: Landis Plant Sale Welcomes Novice Gardeners ·

· From the Director's Desk: Springing Forward ·


Date Changes for 2015 Activity Calendar

Even with our best efforts, sometimes instructors find they must change the date of classes after our Activity Calendar has gone to print. The following classes have date changes. Please...

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Photography Contest Winner Announced

We are pleased to announce the winner of our final photography contest. Photographers were challenged to submit photographs taken at Landis during the season. 

Ann-Marie Rutkowski submitted a study...

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Highlights in Landis' Dark Skies

The Landis Arboretum is pleased to host the Albany Area Amateur Astronomers’ Star Parties for 2015, where visitors may view planets and deep sky objects such as star clusters, galaxies...

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Ferns Added to Miller Native Plant Trail

Frequent visitors to the Arboretum are already familiar with the Ed Miller Native Plant Trail, which includes almost all of the trees, shrubs, and vines native to New York State...

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Behn's Best for Landis

You are walking through the aisles of plants and shrubs at the spring plant sale. Color surrounds you: emerging pastel buds, bright green foliage, and the distinctive blue pots of...

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Landis Portraits: Ann Bevins

“Silence is a beautiful thing,” Ann Bevins noted. “Sometimes people forget that quiet can change a person: it can make you somehow different.”

Ann and her husband Shawn first visited...

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Buds: Springs Yet to Come

Buds, to use strict botanic terminology, are those little bumps on the ends of twigs that no one ever notices. That is, until one fine day when those little bumps...

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From the Garden: Landis Plant Sale Welcomes Novice Gardeners

There are always new faces and new gardeners at Landis Arboretum’s annual Spring Plant Sale. If you have just recently discovered the Arboretum, this family friendly event is a...

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From the Director's Desk: Springing Forward

It seems just yesterday we were ringing in the New Year and awaiting snow for our Second Sunday Snowshoe events. Since then, Landis has been awarded three substantial grants, taken...

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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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