The Landis Newsletter

Spring 2017

Volume 35 , Number 2

In this Issue
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· Carrot-Ginger Soup ·

· Landis Portraits: Bill and Roberta Winsman ·

· “There’s a Place”: Intern Produces Landis Video ·

· Spotlight on Sponsors: Delaware Engineering, D.P.C. ·

· We Appreciate: Greenhouse Restoration ·

· To Puddle or Not To Puddle ·

· From the Meeting House Deck: An Astronomer’s View ·

· From the Garden: Weed Suppression Tips to Stay Chemical Free ·

· From the Director's Desk: Landis Announces the Great Oak Hunt! ·


Carrot-Ginger Soup

Ingredients

olive oil2 lbs carrots, peeled and sliced1 large onion, chopped2-inch piece of fresh ginger (or more to taste), peeled and grated2 quarts vegetable (or chicken) stock1 (or...

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Landis Portraits: Bill and Roberta Winsman

Bill and Roberta Winsman both lead busy professional lives. Bill is vice president of Key Investment Services, and Roberta is senior vice president at NBT Bank. While their careers...

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“There’s a Place”: Intern Produces Landis Video

When someone hears about Landis Arboretum for the first time, they typically ask, “What is an arboretum?” We may respond with a brief definition -- a collection of trees --...

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Spotlight on Sponsors: Delaware Engineering, D.P.C.

On November 11th, the Arboretum held its 8th annual New York State Wine Tasting at Grapevine Farms in Cobleskill. It was a huge success, one made possible by our sponsor...

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We Appreciate: Greenhouse Restoration

The Arboretum’s greenhouse, familiar to Arboretum plant sale patrons as a source of “Landis Grown” plants, is currently undergoing an extensive renovation, thanks to the efforts of Arboretum supporters...

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To Puddle or Not To Puddle

Ah, spring! The time of birds singing, wildflowers blooming . . . and mud puddles.

I used to think of mud puddles as the price we pay for warmer weather...

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From the Meeting House Deck: An Astronomer’s View

Landis’ dark skies draw amateur astronomers and guests to star parties for telescopic views of celestial sights. The Meeting House deck provides a fine vantage point, even to the naked...

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From the Garden: Weed Suppression Tips to Stay Chemical Free

Spring in the Arboretum’s Van Loveland Perennial Garden is a time of dramatic display, featuring an array of early spring flowering aconite, chionodoxa, crocus, and scilla, followed by a stunning...

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From the Director's Desk: Landis Announces the Great Oak Hunt!

My love of big trees began when I was a child growing up in the hills of Beard’s Hollow. My childhood was filled with adventure exploring hundreds of acres on...

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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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