The Landis Newsletter

Summer 2021

Volume 39 , Number 2

In this Issue
All Issues

· Landis Portraits: Janka Bialek and Pam Trickett ·

· The Magic Cicada ·

· Jean Beaudet, Friend of Landis ·

· From the Garden: The Power of Flowers ·

· From the Director's Desk A Changing Climate: New Problems, New Solutions ·

· Native Curiosity - Ed Miller: Landis Marks the 20th Year of the Native Plant Collection ·

· The Bur Oak: A Meditation on a Tree and Time, Fathers, and Sons ·

· Our Fern Glen at Landis ·

· Spring Awakening: A Hike at Landis Arboretum ·


Landis Portraits: Janka Bialek and Pam Trickett

“If you have a garden and a library, you will want for nothing,” the Roman philosopher Cicero wrote to a friend several centuries ago. Two volunteers, Janka Bialek and Pam...

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The Magic Cicada

They’ve been lurking underground for a long time. Down in the darkness they tunnel, burrowing far beneath lawns and sidewalks and forests, shoving slowly between grains of soil, feeding on...

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Jean Beaudet, Friend of Landis

The Arboretum mourns the sudden loss of a true friend and supporter, Jean Beaudet. Never one to seek the limelight, Jean contributed in ways great and small. She leaves an...

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From the Garden: The Power of Flowers

The Van Loveland Perennial Garden has long been cherished by visitors at Landis, and many friends (and hands) have kept the garden growing over the years. In the past, the...

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From the Director's Desk A Changing Climate: New Problems, New Solutions

Thanks to technology, arborists are better equipped and more informed than in the past. But with the impact of a changing climate, they are facing more challenges than ever before...

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Native Curiosity - Ed Miller: Landis Marks the 20th Year of the Native Plant Collection

If you take a stroll around the Willow Pond Trail to view The Miller Native Plant collection, you will feel the presence of Ed Miller at every turn. Twenty...

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The Bur Oak: A Meditation on a Tree and Time, Fathers, and Sons

When I was growing up, particularly during my teenage years, my father used to counsel, “All things in time.” 

Thirty years ago, he and I came upon an impressive...

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Our Fern Glen at Landis

As I remember, the fern glen wasn’t planned. Ed Miller was a great planner and did a fine job laying out the Native Plant Trail. Then a Spur Trail was...

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Spring Awakening: A Hike at Landis Arboretum

As we made our way up the hill, a glimpse of pink stood out against the pine backdrop. A slight breeze helped the azaleas wave hello. I knew it had...

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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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