The Hills neighborhood of Port Ewen was created in the mid-1980s by blasting bluestone outcroppings that overlook the historic Rondout waterfront in Kingston. Nearby is a bluestone quarry, one of many that provided the principal material for the construction of New York City's sidewalk system in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Be they world-class or regional and scrappy, there is so much one can learn from public gardens.
A good arborist will, while on your property, assess the health of your cherished trees and be on the lookout for future problems that can be averted. That will save you money in the end.
Advice for Plant Shoppers
What specifically should we be looking for when we buy annuals, perennials, shrubs, or trees?
Considering Allergenic Plants
The Hudson Valley is sometimes referred to as "Sinus Valley" because of the prevalence of allergies here. Until recently, I never considered the allergenic potential of the trees and shrubs I planted—and when I asked some of my colleagues in the region, it was clear it wasn't on their radar, either. Why does it matter?
Featuring keynote author and gardening guru Margaret Roach, master gardeners are leading 16 unique classes on April 18 at SUNY Ulster.
Sexy (and a Little Convoluted)
Much is revealed, and often mellifluously, from the small package that is the Latin name.
Michelle Sutton explores this season's ornamental shrubs.
A brief huddle with Mohonk's Cheryl Hearty.
Mohonk Mountain House Greenhouse Grower Cheryl Hearty talks about her past and present experience with horticulture and offers advise to readers on how they can optimize growth of indoor plants in their homes.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
New York's land-grant institution and hub for extension is Cornell. The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) provides a humble beacon for gardeners in our state and a vast amount of information on horticulture.
Pinch Me Again and Again, and I Will Reward You
Michelle Sutton offers advice on pruning annuals and perennials to keep them fresh.
Michelle Sutton on how to make the most of plants with imperfect leaves.
(and Look Lovely while Doing So)
Michelle Sutton highlights a new guide on stormwater retention practices.
Right Tree, Right Place: Thinking like an Urban Forester When Selecting Trees
Michelle Sutton's follow-up on urban forestry and landscaping.
A local tradition of the best kind and the envy of garden lovers everywhere, Trade Secrets, is the Northeast region's garden event of the year!
Part I: An Urban Forestry Primer
Michelle Sutton discusses urban forestry concepts and lingo.
Thu., Aug. 27, Fri., Aug. 28, Sat., Aug. 29 and Sun., Aug. 30 — This year's substantial roster of premiering artists includes such local talents as...
Fri., Aug. 28, Sat., Aug. 29 and Sun., Aug. 30 — The Tony award-winning production weaves `60s themes and massive, colorful hair into...
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