The Landis Newsletter

Summer 2022

Volume 40 , Number 2

In this Issue
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· Scenes From the Spring Plant Sale ·

· From the Director’s Desk: Q&A, Part III ·

· From the Garden: Milkweeds for Monarchs! ·

· Life and Death on the Lawn ·

· Chasing the Impossible: Deer-Proof Shrubs ·

· Landis Website: New and Easy to Use ·

· In Praise of the Humble Rain Barrel ·

· Landis Portraits: A Series About the People Behind the Plants at the Arboretum ·

· Spotlight on Sponsors: Southside Beverage ·

· Arts @ the Arb: A Focus on the Artwork of Anne Jaster ·

· Recipe: Wild Ramp Pesto ·


Scenes From the Spring Plant Sale

Thanks to our many wonderful volunteers, plant consignors, vendors, and customers, the Landis Signature Spring Plant, Book, and Bake Sale was a huge success. If you were not able to...

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From the Director’s Desk: Q&A, Part III

In this last Q&A session, I am focusing on leaf color change during the spring and summer growing season, not autumn. When you see leaves changing color out of...

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From the Garden: Milkweeds for Monarchs!

Many people enjoy seeing butterflies in our Landis gardens. especially the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus. Besides having a beautiful appearance, the monarch has an important ecological role. It serves...

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Life and Death on the Lawn

It’s a beautiful summer day. You’ve finished your stack of books from the Landis Book Barn and need something else for summer reading—maybe a thriller or a murder mystery...

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Chasing the Impossible: Deer-Proof Shrubs

As a professional horticulturalist and employee at a garden center, I am asked many questions about plants. One of the questions I hear most often is: “What shrubs can I...

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Landis Website: New and Easy to Use

About a decade ago, we moved our website from an attractive but difficult to maintain platform. The new one allowed us to accept registrations for classes, process payments for memberships...

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In Praise of the Humble Rain Barrel

I confess to “water anxiety.” I worry about having enough water to last the growing season, especially given the exigencies of climate change. I have this affliction in spite of...

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Landis Portraits: A Series About the People Behind the Plants at the Arboretum

From his Duanesburg home, across the valley and due east from the Meeting House deck, Steve Perog can hear the Burtonsville Falls – and he can see the Arboretum. He’s...

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Spotlight on Sponsors: Southside Beverage

What do Southside Beverage and the Landis Arboretum have in common? Sam McClary, manager of Southside Beverage, is proud that, like Landis, Southside has made a name for itself as...

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Arts @ the Arb: A Focus on the Artwork of Anne Jaster

Landis Arboretum is grateful to have received many botanical drawings created by the late Anne Jaster, former Board member, naturalist, and a lifelong artist. Her passion for the natural world...

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Recipe: Wild Ramp Pesto

Wild ramps are a favorite vegetable we wait for each spring. These mini onion bulbs taste like a cross between an onion and garlic and can be eaten raw...

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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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