Sugaring.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Edibles
Sugaring.

  The Catskills is one of the larger maple-syrup producing regions of New York State, and at this time of year serious sugarers already have their trees tapped and their buckets or tubes up. But it’s been a consistently cold winter so far, and there’s still time to get a tap or two in before […]

Fagus grandifolia

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Gardening, Landscape, Plant Profile
Fagus grandifolia

Fagus grandifolia, the American beech, as a young tree or whip can often hold it’s leaves throughout the winter when found in the understory of the forest.  In the UK, F. sylvatica, American beech’s European cousin, is used often as a hedge responding well to structured pruning.  Have you thought to use our native woodies […]

Puc-Puggy

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Event, General, Hikes, The Catskills
Puc-Puggy

John Bartram was known as Puc-Puggy, the flower-hunter, by the Seminole.  As plant lovers alike, we will be co-sponsoring a spring ephemeral hike led by Uli Lorimer, curator of the Native Flora Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Paul Harwood, botanical illustrator & former supervisor of the Herbarium at BBG. We are pleased to […]