The Landis Newsletter

Spring 2016

Volume 34 , Number 2

In this Issue
All Issues

· Renewing your Membership – or Joining for the First Time ·

· Everything was About the Kids ·

· Spotlight on Sponsors: NBT Bank of Duanesburg ·

· Landis Portraits: Chandra and Emma Burkhart ·

· Propagation Update ·

· From the Meeting House Deck: A Geologist’s View ·

· Celebrate the Spring Gardening Season: Asparagus Rarebit ·

· Lichens: Nature’s Pollution Monitor ·

· From the Directors Desk / From the Garden: Essential Tools for Gardening and Pruning ·


Renewing your Membership – or Joining for the First Time

Being a member of Landis Arboretum means being part of a family that values the environment and wants to ensure that special regional resources like Landis are available for a...

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Everything was About the Kids

It’s been the perfect day. You’ve spent the past hour inspecting each table at the Plant Sale before making one more pass to be sure you haven’t missed anything...

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Spotlight on Sponsors: NBT Bank of Duanesburg

NBT bank is a financial institution with locations in six Northeastern states. One branch is on Route 20 in Duanesburg. While many think of this structure as only a...

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Landis Portraits: Chandra and Emma Burkhart

For Chandra Burkhart and her daughter Emma, the Arboretum has provided a focal point amid the blur of everyday life.

Chandra is currently in a degree program...

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Propagation Update

One of the great delights of gardening is jump-starting spring.

The Arboretum’s propagation room and equipment have been sterilized and the propagation team is already seeding plants and transplanting...

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From the Meeting House Deck: A Geologist’s View

While Esperance and its surroundings are lush and verdant throughout much of the year, the lands that comprise the Arboretum grounds weren’t always so green. Some 450 million years ago...

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Celebrate the Spring Gardening Season: Asparagus Rarebit

An asparagus bed is a lifetime investment. Once this vegetable is established, it will keep producing yearly for generations. Besides a delicious flavor and nutritious attributes, asparagus is also valued...

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Lichens: Nature’s Pollution Monitor

They look like spatters of grayish-blue/green paint staining bark and stones: the dried-up, twisted forms of lichens. Once you start looking, you notice them everywhere at the Arboretum — on...

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From the Directors Desk / From the Garden: Essential Tools for Gardening and Pruning

This month, the floor is shared by Executive Director Fred Breglia and Garden Manager Erin Breglia.

Erin Breglia 

Like a skilled mechanic or carpenter, every gardener and arborist...

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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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