Volume 36 , Number 3
In this Issue
Is it a plant sale or is a party? It’s the best of both!
Over the years, the Arboretum has hosted springtime “events” ranging from fancy dress-up catered dinners to...Read More
The massive linden tree on Fremont Street overlooks a community garden, stately, but not so imposing as to discourage neighbors from sitting at the picnic table beneath its boughs. Nor...Read More
The Meeting House deck looks out over a vista that is timeless in its beauty. Eons of geological time. Centuries of historical time. Time past. Time present. Time future.
Here is a refreshing and colorful summer salad that can be made ahead and refrigerated for dinner. We like the Traditional Balsamic Vinegar (aged 18 years) from Saratoga Olive Oil...Read More
The spring issue of our newsletter profiled Arboretum member Amy Howansky, landscape designer and proprietor of Backyard Solutions. She emphasized the value of Landis’ Reciprocal Admissions member benefit, available to...Read More
On one recent occasion, Scott Jackson brought his 7-year-old daughter to one of the Arboretum’s ponds. “There was so much going on: frogs, tadpoles, mosquito larvae,” he said. “She could...Read More
In 1902, the Lape family, father Herman, mother Emma, and son Fred moved from Holland Point, NY, to a small shack on the Silvernail farm in Esperance. The Silvernail farm...Read More
Omnia mirari etiam tritissima.* -- Karl Linnaeus
Full disclosure: I was a classics minor.
As an amateur gardener, I am in awe of the Swedish botanist Karl Linnaeus’...Read More
For the past five years, writing instructor Susannah Risley has provided support and encouragement to writers of all levels of experience, helping them find ways to bring nature into their...Read More
The Arboretum's Annual 5K Forest Run/Walk, held each August, attracts runners and walkers of all ages. Last year our youngest participant, Genevieve Duckman, age 6, ran as an individual and...Read More
Do you like butter? Inquiring minds want to know. Fortunately, there is one certain way to find out the truth about this important matter. No, it isn’t to take a...Read More
Slugs! Aphids! The names alone bring a creepy-crawly feeling to mind, especially if these pests have been sabotaging your garden! But rest assured, if we utilize appropriate ways to discourage...Read More
Leonardo da Vinci once said, “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.”
The average soil’s composition consists of approximately 50% solids and 50%...Read More
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