Year: 2020

Family of deer, Lourdes Osorio

Deer in the Arboretum

As winter arrives, the herds of deer who make Laurelwood Arboretum their home grow hungrier and hungrier. Despite our best efforts, they are devouring many of our prized plantings. Even the plants that are considered to be deer-resistant are eaten.

Ring Top Tower

‘Ring Top Tower” Sculpture Installed at Laurelwood Arboretum

The newest arrival for Laurelwood Arboretum’s Sculpture Trail is “Ring Top Tower,” created by Joel Perlman. It is fabricated from welded steel and measures 108 x 36 x 36 inches. There are now six sculptures on exhibit in this exciting project sponsored by Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum to benefit the arboretum. For Perlman, sculpting is an …

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Wreath Goldenrod

Native Plant Spotlight: Goldenrod

This perennial provides food for the more than 180 species of caterpillars in North America and supports many varieties of native bees who would not survive without it. Goldenrod is especially important in the fall when it provides food for insects at a time when fewer flowers are in bloom.

Lakeland Volunteers

Lakeland Bank Volunteers Help Plant Landscaping for Laurelwood Arboretum’s New Greenhouse

Ken Partyka, Vice President and Area Manager of Lakeland Bank, and a team of Lakeland Bank volunteers worked with Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum staff and volunteers to install landscaping for the arboretum’s new propagation greenhouse. Partyka was joined by Lakeland Bank Assistant Branch Managers Woudeline Cherry and Myrle-Ann Cherry, as well as family and friends. …

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Magic in the Air

Fourth and Fifth Sculptures Installed at Laurelwood Arboretum

Two new sculptures were recently installed at Laurelwood Arboretum, bringing the current total to five now on exhibit in A Sculpture Trail. The multiyear project, which will showcase 15 unique works of art, is sponsored by Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum to benefit the arboretum. “Magic in the Air” by Jeffrey Breslow     “Magic in …

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