The Landis Newsletter
I know that many gardeners look forward to harvesting those first peas of the season. Although I understand their delight in fresh green things after a long winter, I’ve never...
The UniGuide application. Never heard of it? It’s a free app for your smartphone that gives you access to literally hundreds of museums, parks, and historical sights all across...
One of the most beautiful places in Schoharie County is right here at Landis. And I have first-hand experience of that place. It’s the Arboretum’s new Waterfall Trail, and, after...
Spring is just around the corner -- and the timberdoodle is about to return. Timberdoodle, bog sucker, mud-snipe -- these are many names for the American woodcock, a great bird...
Several years ago, I went to the Landis Arboretum Spring Plant Sale on a mission. I was determined to break out of the mold of my usual zinnias and marigolds...
In the winter of 1981, Fred Lape wrote a sequel to “A Farm and Village Boyhood,” entitled “The Year Everything Changed.” It was never published and exists in a typewritten...
Sue Tricario admitted that books and volunteering are “in my life blood” -- and that both led her to the Arboretum. Sue, the recipient of the 2018 Volunteer of...
Imagine it’s one of those glorious spring days: warm, that earthy smell, bird song, cobalt blue skies. You can’t help but spend your entire day in the yard raking and...
We are excited to add new features to the Arboretum’s long-established and perennially popular Spring Plant Sale.
This May, visit the “Bulb Bar.” Grab a baggie and select your...
More than a half-century ago, Fred Lape started with an idea: to grow every species of woody plant from temperate regions around the world that would survive on his farmland...
I don’t quite remember the first time I met Ed Miller – he was a fixture at the Arboretum for a long time before I arrived on the scene. But...
As a new volunteer at Landis, I was persuaded to join the Communications Committee and write a book review. A novel assignment – something I hadn’t tackled since my...
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