The Landis Newsletter

Summer 2015

Volume 33 , Number 3

In this Issue
All Issues

· From the Directors Desk - Mulch: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly ·

· Scenes from the Spring 2015 Plant, Book, and Bake Sale ·

· Landis is Ready for her Closeup! ·

· From the Garden: Themed Containers at Landis ·

· Landis Gardens at the Bull’s Head Inn ·

· Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Message from “The Bookies” ·

· “S’cary Leg Runners” Anticipate Landis 5K ·

· Landis Portraits: Karl Gustafson ·

· Ed Miller Receives MHLC Award: MHLC Inaugurates Partnership with Landis ·


From the Directors Desk - Mulch: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Plant health care does not begin and end with choosing the correct plant for a site. Several other factors can benefit or harm trees and other plants, factors including nutrient...

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Scenes from the Spring 2015 Plant, Book, and Bake Sale

If you were not able to get to the sale this spring, we hope these photographs will encourage you to join us at our fall sale September 19 & 20!

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Landis is Ready for her Closeup!

The videography crew picked a perfect day to capture Landis' beauty. The producer was so enthralled with the view from the deck that the shot is used as...

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From the Garden: Themed Containers at Landis

It’s summer and the Van Loveland gardens at Landis are in full bloom. An abundant mix of day lilies, phlox, foxglove, lilies, bee balm, salvia, yarrow, and rudbeckia fill the...

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Landis Gardens at the Bull’s Head Inn

In the heart of Cobleskill sits the stately Bull’s Head Inn, believed to be the town’s oldest building. Erected in 1802, the inn had been closed for four years. Now...

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Message from “The Bookies”

The Fall Plant / Book / Bake Sale is fast approaching! Marian and Ken Hotopp (aka “The Bookies”) are encouraging Landis members to drop off extra canvas or recyclable nonwoven...

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“S’cary Leg Runners” Anticipate Landis 5K

As the August 8 “perennial” 5K Forest Run / Walk approaches, the “S’cary Leg Runners” are stepping up to coordinate the ninth annual event.

The running community in the Schoharie...

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Landis Portraits: Karl Gustafson

Karl Gustafson became familiar with the Landis Arboretum, on paper at least, while working for the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. Last spring curiosity got the better of him...

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Ed Miller Receives MHLC Award: MHLC Inaugurates Partnership with Landis

PictureMark King of the MHLC presents Ed Miller with the “Saving Special Places” award. 

Ed Miller, founder and curator of the Landis Arboretum’s Native Plant Trail, was awarded the Saving...

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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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