Long Island Horticultural Society
May News & Notes
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LIHS Plant Sale
May 15, 2022
Set-up Time: 11am -12pm
Time: Sale runs from 12pm to 3pm
Cost is $20 per table for sellers. Any additional donations to the LIHS are welcome.
Sellers are responsible for their own sales, must have own change and cash box to sell.
What: Sellers can sell whatever items they would like to. Please make sure all item prices are clearly marked.
Please email by May 14 to reserve your table:
Lemonade & Iced Tea will be available.
For more information click here
From the Editor....
Are you ready for the plant sale?
Do you have your plants dug up, labeled, priced and your informational spiel ready?
I'm getting all my horticultural themed pottery ready to go! See ya there!
John Capobianco Bonsai
At our April meeting, we learned to be fearless in taking a lush azalea plant in full flower, and developing it into a graceful, elegant and beautiful bonsai plant! We were guided on this fascinating journey by John Capobianco, who managed the perhaps equally fearless task of creating this bonsai while providing information, answering questions.....to keep reading click here
How to Use Fragrant Flowers
Fragrant flowers and plants are a terrific addition to any property and scent is just as important as color, contrast and texture in a landscape. You may enjoy the breathtaking green shades of foliage and the rainbow-like colors of your flower beds and rows, but nothing compares to having your heart filled with the hypnotizing aroma of scented flowers, shrubs or vines.... Continue reading here
April Horticultural Competition Winners
1st place Leve Hajdu R50 Saintpaulia, 1st place Ann Wetzel C8c Tulips & Forsythia Arrangement, Anne Cognato U55 Tulips, 1st place Mary Wagner U57 Sunflower, 2nd place JoAnn Semeraro I25 Azalea, 2nd place Jo Borut Camelia, 2nd Place Ann Wetzel A 2 dish garden, 2nd Place Maureen Wawrzonek P44 Miltonia, 2nd Place JoAnn Semeraro P45 Phalaenopsis,
C8c (correction) Mickey Mouse Tulips & Forsythia Arrangement
TINY YARD: BIG CHANGES - CONTINUED! AKA MORE ON THE RIVA SAGA
by: Ronnie Brancazio
When other dog owners talk about the expenses of having a puppy, they mean dog food, treats, vet visits, grooming, etc. These can run up to the tens or even hundreds of dollars and of course I have those amounts to pay.
When I discuss my Riva Expenses, however, I am talking about fences, yard pavers, and restored plantings, and we are talking about thousands of dollars! Of course I love her and she is worth every penny, but - I do hope that the major improvements I am making right now will hold us for the rest of our mutual lives!....to continue reading click here
Quinoa (or Couscous) and Arugula Salad with Lemony Vinaigrette from Ellen Ecker Ogden
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