The Landis Newsletter

Winter 2017

Volume 35 , Number 1

In this Issue
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· Decorating with Native Greenery ·

· A Winter Montage at Landis ·

· A Look Back in Time: A Musical Evening in the Farm House ·

· Almost Time for Second Sunday Snowshoe! ·

· Landis Wish List ·

· Marketing the Arboretum: Getting the News Out ·

· Celebrating the End of Gardening Season: Butternut Squash Soup ·

· Landis Portraits: Mark Baptiste ·

· Do Birds of a Feather . . . ·

· From the Meeting House Deck: A Forester's Perspective ·

· The Oak Hotel ·

· From the Garden: What Landis Gardeners Do to Beat the Winter Blues ·

· From the Director's Desk: Giving Thanks! ·


Decorating with Native Greenery

If you missed this class at Landis with floral designer and long-time Arboretum volunteer and former board member Donna Vincent, you missed a good time!

Check out the gallery below.

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A Winter Montage at Landis

Landis is lovely in every season, but there is something special about winter here. There is a stillness, a crispness, a sense of Mother Nature holding her breath. We invite...

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A Look Back in Time: A Musical Evening in the Farm House

We were charmed by this sketch of Fred Lape and Dr. Wilhelm Moser, shared with us by Agnes DeKay. 

Agnes and her husband Kenneth DeKay were great friends of...

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Almost Time for Second Sunday Snowshoe!

If you have joined us for Second Sunday Snowshoe, you will be looking forward to the new season. If you haven't yet participated, we invite you to join us...

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Landis Wish List

Want to help Landis by granting a specific wish? Here are a few things on our wish list:

Trail Cam(s) to capture the night life of Landis and provide a...

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Marketing the Arboretum: Getting the News Out

The Marketing Committee, chaired by Karl Gustafson, is continually brainstorming the most cost-effective manner to promote the Arboretum and attract visitors to this hidden gem. 

The George Landis...

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Celebrating the End of Gardening Season: Butternut Squash Soup

This is a wonderful soup that uses two of our area’s best local products, apples and maple syrup. Enjoy!

Heat your oven to 375 degrees. Peel 3 lbs. of...

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Landis Portraits: Mark Baptiste

Mark Baptiste’s unique blend of folk music and classic American songs is familiar to concertgoers at the Landis music series. But the transition from cancer research to music is...

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Do Birds of a Feather . . .

If we are talking about the Landis Arboretum and the Audubon Society of the Capital Region, yes, birds of a feather really do flock together. 

The Arboretum continues to...

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From the Meeting House Deck: A Forester's Perspective

It's a cold, breezy November view from the Meeting House deck. The once red and gold hills against an azure sky are now starkly sullen, portending a time of...

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The Oak Hotel

This time of year, my garden and lawn are carpeted with leaves—not the orange and gold of autumn, but the dry, brown leaves of oaks. A lot of the Landis...

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From the Garden: What Landis Gardeners Do to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter’s frigid air may have gardeners wishing for warm sun and soil, but they are plenty busy during their off season. Before you are tempted to book a flight to...

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From the Director's Desk: Giving Thanks!

As we approach a new year, we look forward to the many opportunities ahead. We also turn our thoughts back to the projects completed this past year and give thanks...

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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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