The Landis Newsletter

Summer 2016

Volume 34 , Number 3

In this Issue
All Issues

· Creature Creations - Larger Than Life - at the Arboretum ·

· New Arboretum Gate Policy ·

· Volunteer Appreciation Party ·

· Royal Beauty: Marie Antoinette…and Poison Ivy? ·

· It's a Summer Picnic at Landis! ·

· From the Meeting House Deck: A Birder's View ·

· Bake Sale Faves - Gluten Free Carrot Cake ·

· Memorial Trees ·

· Landis Portraits: Darcy and Chet Zink ·

· Attracting Attention ·

· Volunteerism: A Poem ·

· A Message and an Invitation ·

· From the Garden: Volunteers in the Garden, Human and Otherwise ·

· From the Director's Desk: The Right Tree for the Right Site ·


Creature Creations - Larger Than Life - at the Arboretum

If you've visited the Arboretum lately, you may have noticed some interesting new denizens. There's Percy, the tortoise, lumbering toward the pond, Friskie, the slavering dog, straining at the chain...

Read More

New Arboretum Gate Policy

We have begun locking the gates at Landis after hours and during the day when no staff are on site to prevent the entry of motor vehicles during those times...

Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Party

If you have volunteered here at Landis, you are part of a wonderful group who have helped us weather and survive bad economies and changing demographics – and you probably...

Read More

Royal Beauty: Marie Antoinette…and Poison Ivy?

Poison ivy is, quite possibly, the most hated plant on earth. So it’s hard to imagine that poison ivy was once an admired and sought-after garden plant. Yes, a garden...

Read More

It's a Summer Picnic at Landis!

Members and volunteers know what a great place Landis Arboretum is. Now you have an opportunity to introduce friends and family to Landis so that they can learn more about...

Read More

From the Meeting House Deck: A Birder's View

Every spring for twenty-five years, I’ve done a spring hawk watch at the Arboretum, usually from the Meeting House. It sits on a promenade overlooking a bend in the Schoharie...

Read More

Bake Sale Faves - Gluten Free Carrot Cake

There is something about a bake sale that sweeps away all dietary reservations – and that can be challenging if one is trying to cut way down on gluten. I...

Read More

Memorial Trees

With a memorial tree you can remember a loved one or celebrate a birth, anniversary, or other significant event or person in your life. Choose from the Arboretum's list...

Read More

Landis Portraits: Darcy and Chet Zink

Darcy and Chet Zink attribute their time spent at the Arboretum to “the energy of volunteering.” Both agree that meeting people with a shared passion for the environment has...

Read More

Attracting Attention

Many people discover the Arboretum when they notice the signs for Landis on Route 20 in Esperance. Recently our reach has been extended to Route 88. Whether you are...

Read More

Volunteerism: A Poem

This is a very special word:Its actions come straight from the heart.When someone needs help, you avail yourself --You jump in with both feet and start. For many years, I...

Read More

A Message and an Invitation

The Landis Arboretum is a unique collection of trees, plants, and shrubs. But it’s also important to recognize that our arboretum is a unique collection of people. 

Our...

Read More

From the Garden: Volunteers in the Garden, Human and Otherwise

Volunteers are the backbone of Landis Arboretum, offering a helping hand in the Arboretum gardens since the early 1950’s. George Landis and Levon “Van” Loveland., friends of Fred Lape...

Read More

From the Director's Desk: The Right Tree for the Right Site

Trees are often regarded as strong plants that will survive almost anywhere, but this success actually depends on choosing the right tree for the intended site.

Because every species...

Read More

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!

sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image
sponsor business card image