Planning a Butterfly & Pollinator Garden? —think a variety of Native Plants and MILKWEED!
This time of year is exciting for many gardeners as they begin to plan for a new season. Seed catalogues and nurseries are sending daily e-blasts, teasing the senses to encourage orders. This is when gardeners think about how to approach … Continue reading
Are Those Worms Really Good for Your Garden?
So you thought worms were your friend? Think again! The worms we think of as our “native” garden friendly earthworms are actually not native to the northeast. When the last glaciers receded they scraped the soil and took the native … Continue reading
The Art & Practice of Botanical Drawing
I first met Wendy Hollender in 2010 in her studio at Hollengold Farm in Accord NY. Roll Magazine was doing an article on her and I accompanied our photographer on the photo shoot. Now —six years later — looking back to the moment … Continue reading
Milkweed and The Great Migration
The Monarch Butterfly; Genus: Danaus, Species: plexippus The Monarch butterfly is perhaps one of our most beloved native species. Brightly colored with orange and black wings, white spots and a black and white spotted body this iconic butterfly is easily recognizable. … Continue reading
Maverick Concerts Festival | June 23rd & 24th — ETHEL / June 25th — Miro Quartet
Maverick Concerts begins its 102nd festival with the innovative programming we’ve come to expect. Performances begin on Friday evening with the indie-classical quartet ETHEL in a uniquely creative collaboration with renowned local artist Kate McKloughlin at the Woodstock Artists Association & … Continue reading
The Arturo O’Farrill Quartet Kicks Off the JAZZ at the Maverick Series
Now in its second century Maverick Concerts, true to its name, proves to be in the vanguard with its popular educational Young People’s Concerts series and more recent to the Maverick Concerts offerings, the JAZZ at the Maverick series. On … Continue reading
Maverick Concerts JAZZ Series with Amir ElSaffar: Saturday — 7/16 at 8 pm
Maverick Concerts continues to electrify and enlighten our musical senses as they embark on a new century of music and an increasingly innovative JAZZ series. Saturday | July 16 | 8 pm New Century, New Voices I Amir ElSaffar and the Two … Continue reading
“River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home.”
An exhibition of contemporary art shown simultaneously at The Thomas Cole Historic Site and The Olana Historic Site. Opening May 3 — runs through November 1, 2015 Featuring 28 world-renowned artists including; Chuck Close, Maya Lin, Martin Puryear, Cindy Sherman and Kiki Smith. … Continue reading