Henriette Suhr’s great 13-acre property in Chappaqua will be open from noon to 6 pm Saturday as part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program. (The GC publicity had both noon and 2 pm as the start times, but she said yesterday that she would be open at noon.) Go... Read More →
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It makes sense. The weather is cooler (except for the last few days!) and there is still plenty of time for them to settle in before winter. Here’s a link to an article on lohud.
Arborist and author Bill Logan will give the Rocky Hills Lecture on oak trees, at 7:30 pm Wed., Oct. 15 at the Chappaqua Library.
Come join us on Saturday! I’ll definitely be there. Here are the details: We are hoping to meet lots of volunteers at our Journal News Clean Up on Saturday in Haverstraw. Our team is helping Keep Rockland Beautiful clean up a beach. If you’d like to pitch in, it’s 9:30-11:30... Read More →
Perennials: Continue bulb planting, first the early blooming ones such as scilla, crocus, chionodoxa and snow drops, then the myriad varieties of daffodils. Bulbs to be naturalized can be scattered in an area where they can multiply freely. Tulips can wait until early November. Make sure all bulb planting sites have... Read More →
These drone photos are so much fun, like being in a helicopter. And good landscape design, Martha! Click here for a link to her blog, with the 37 photos. (the photos here are from our electronic library, from 2002)
Stink bugs are a terrible nuisance for farmers all spring and summer, but for homeowners they mostly stay under the radar until fall. Now, after a few cool nights, they seem to be knocking on every door and window, looking for a warm, cozy spot to overwinter. Go to my... Read More →
The exhibit will focus on its extensive collection of Japanese maples. Click here to see my story on lohud.com. Note box with free fall workshops at the nursery.
Weekly gardening events calendar for Westchester, Rockland and Putnam Gardening: Do it this weekend Plants we love: ‘Shirley’ tulips, Horticulture mag Bulbs 101: Everything you need to know about planting spring bloomers in fall, Horticulture mag
The Farmers’ Almanac has a region-by-region list of their favorite spots in the country to see the best fall foliage, with peak viewing times for each one. Click here for a link to their site.
Coexisting with wildlife in farm fields or gardens can be a winning proposition if you’re willing to alter your habitat. Even nuisance animals can become plant partners with a little planning. Click here to read the full Associated Press story on lohud.
Curious about what goes on at the Sheldrake Environmental Center in Larchmont? One of the most important things they do is train interested adults to be volunteer environmental educators in local schools. Environmental reporter Joyce Newman has a nice piece in theloopny.com about the Sheldrake volunteers. Click here to read... Read More →