The Landis Newsletter

Winter 2015

Volume 33 , Number 1

In this Issue
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· Photo Essay: Landis in Winter ·

· The Great Oak - Then and Now ·

· In the Greenhouse: Propagation Afoot! ·

· The Golf Cart: New Accessibility for All! ·

· Second Sunday Snowshoe! ·

· From the Director's Desk: Sustainability ·

· Landis Links . . . to the Schoharie Valley Association ·

· What's Up (and Around) at the Meeting House ·

· Landis Portraits: Anita Sanchez ·

· Time to Think about Membership Renewal ·

· Ever Green ·

· Wildlife Rehabilitation: Saving the Wild Among Us ·

· From the Garden: Garden Club Gathers to "Cuss and Discuss" ·


Photo Essay: Landis in Winter

Winter offers a new way of looking at the familiar.

The Arboretum is open to the public throughout the year. 

Come to Landis to hike or snowshoe.

Come to...

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The Great Oak - Then and Now

The Great Oak before recent storm damage. 

Glancing through a pile of old Arboretum newsletters, I came across a long article by Fred Lape, the Arboretum’s founder, in the Winter...

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In the Greenhouse: Propagation Afoot!

While winter's white grips leafless trees, spring is already on the gardener’s horizon. An order has been placed with Johnny's Selected Seeds for the culinary herbs that will be showcased...

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The Golf Cart: New Accessibility for All!

Those who visit the Arboretum know that it is not without its challenges. Hiking the trail to the Great Oak, rambling the Native Plant Trail, or climbing the hill from...

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Second Sunday Snowshoe!

We know that some of you wait anxiously all year for our Second Sunday Snowshoe events. This year, we will be snowshoeing on January 11 and February 8, from ...

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From the Director's Desk: Sustainability

Like a healthy tree, Landis has been developing a strong root system, and like a tree with strong roots, the top growth becomes sustained. From the gardens and collections to...

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Landis Links . . . to the Schoharie Valley Association

Four-foot wooden roosters, each unique and hand-painted, mark many sites along the Route 30 Corridor. The rooster is the symbol of the Schoharie Valley Association and modeled after the weathervane...

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What's Up (and Around) at the Meeting House

It could have been any late fall day at Landis. The skies shifted ever so slowly from threatening clouds to cleansing rain and, suddenly, cleared. The weathered barn door of...

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Landis Portraits: Anita Sanchez

It was only a matter of minutes, but Anita Sanchez’s first encounter with the Arboretum proved to be a lasting one. 

Anita was working at the Five Rivers...

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Time to Think about Membership Renewal

Once again the seasons turn, and it will soon be time to renew your Landis Arboretum membership.

The membership year runs from May 1 to April 30 of each year...

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Ever Green

The red, orange and gold leaves are gone, turned to crumpled brown paper. Now, in the dark days of winter, the evergreen trees come into their own. They've been there...

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Wildlife Rehabilitation: Saving the Wild Among Us

Shakespeare sat high above the bookshelves at the Barnes and Noble in Saratoga Springs, indifferent to the crowds as he turned his head around, and around, and around . ...

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From the Garden: Garden Club Gathers to "Cuss and Discuss"

Kicking off the first Landis Arboretum Garden Club gathering, ten enthusiastic gardeners came together on a beautiful autumn day to talk about their “hits and misses” of the 2014 garden...

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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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