The Landis Newsletter

Summer 2019

Volume 37 , Number 2

In this Issue
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· Schoharie Lily Festival, July 13 ·

· Spotlight on Sponsors ·

· This Native Plant: Faxinus americana ·

· LANDIS PORTRAITS:: Nan Williams ·

· The Care and Feeding of Hummingbirds ·

· From the Director's Desk: Update on Oak Wilt and Landis ·

· ​SAND: A Poem by Fred Lape ·

· Landis Celebrates Volunteers September 29 ·

· Just for Kids: What's Bugging You? ·

· Small Shrubs and Fall Color ·

· From the Garden: Don't Let Ticks Kick You Out of the Garden ·


Schoharie Lily Festival, July 13

Darlene Patterson of the Schoharie Promotional Association reminds us that the Association will be hosting its 3rd Annual Lily Festival on July 13 from 10 AM to 3 PM at...

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Spotlight on Sponsors

When the Landis Arboretum hosts its annual 5K Perennial Forest Run/Walk, sponsorship that underwrites the cost of the event ensures maximum benefit for the organization. Shelly VanNostrand, CPA PLLC, of...

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This Native Plant: Faxinus americana

We know it. One may have grown in the backyard of our childhood home. It is a “nice tree.” It doesn’t have one single outstanding feature to capture our...

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LANDIS PORTRAITS:: Nan Williams

It isn’t surprising that Nan Williams was introduced to the Arboretum by her “best friend” of more than thirty years, Ed Miller, one of Landis’ most dedicated members. As...

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The Care and Feeding of Hummingbirds

Everyone loves hummingbirds. A highlight of any trip to the Arboretum is a chance to see a hummingbird zip past, levitate in front of a blossom, and then zoom away...

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From the Director's Desk: Update on Oak Wilt and Landis

Oaks are our legacy here at the Landis Arboretum, what with the land originally known as “Oak Nose Farm” after the 500-year-old “Great Oak” that once stood overlooking the Schoharie...

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​SAND: A Poem by Fred Lape

This poem by Arboretum founder, Fred Lape, playfully meditates on both the permanence and impermanence of sand. Lape intimates that sand, over the millennia, “retains nothing long,” yet in the...

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Landis Celebrates Volunteers September 29

Twice a year, in the spring and fall, the Arboretum welcomes visitors to its storied plant sales, and many may not know that these events would not be possible without...

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Just for Kids: What's Bugging You?

Summer is here and so are the bugs!

Well, actually most of the ‘bugs” bugging you aren’t really bugs. All bugs are insects, but not all insects are bugs. Bugs...

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Small Shrubs and Fall Color

After the success of the “Small Shrubs for Small Spaces” category at the Spring Plant Sale, we will continue the theme at the fall sale – and bringing your attention...

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From the Garden: Don't Let Ticks Kick You Out of the Garden

Every time I hear the word “tick,” I cringe in fear of the little arachnids – and their bite and the diseases they carry. The recent exponential increase in the...

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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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