The Landis Newsletter
You may not have an opportunity to visit Landis as much as you would like, so we have put together a slideshow from the pictures posted to our Facebook page...
If you have joined us for Second Sunday Snowshoe, you will be looking forward to the new season; if you have not participated, what are you waiting for? If there...
American Beech, Fagus grandifolia, is a magnificent tree, silvery-barked and elegant. The leaves are sharp-pointed ovals with scalloped edges—pale green in spring, emerald in summer, golden in autumn.
Where can you enjoy world class views, observe unique wildflowers, and walk underneath a spectacular waterfall - right in the Capital Region? The answer, of course, is John Boyd Thacher...
Enjoy a little preview of the birds you may see when you visit Landis this winter.
It’s that time of year when gardeners can relax – and dream about next year’s garden. Most will have many of the ingredients for this vegetarian stew from their own...
The NYS Bluebird Society began in 1982, according to Director Jennifer Murtaugh, a SUNY Cobleskill graduate. The State division partners with the North American Bluebird Society and is dedicated to...
“The Landis Arboretum is a valuable cultural and scientific resource that could, with appropriate investment and wise planning, grow in size, scope, and community impact.”
Just this past summer, I visited three historic landmarks in Newport, RI, all former “summer cottages” of the 19th Century elite. The last home I toured was “The Elms,”...
From her home in rural Montgomery County, Florence Grimm could see the Great Oak at the Arboretum. Although the oak is mostly gone now, the Arboretum is still never...
Winter can be a challenging time to enjoy the night sky, but bundle up and let the cold, clear winter nights entice you outside. The most obvious difference between the...
The New Year is here, and with it comes a tradition of making resolutions.
If you’ve been at Landis this year, you’ve noticed the outcomes of some of the Arboretum’s...
Forcing bulbs indoors can be a great way to bring the colors and fragrance of spring into the home during the cold dark days of winter. A fun project to...
With winter’s cold wind and plummeting temperatures, some days are best spent sitting inside learning the latest about New York State’s invasive insects.
The top six threats are the Asian...
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