Winter 2020

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Almstead Around Town

Wave Hill Gardners’ Party

For the 8th consecutive year, Almstead sponsored the Gardners’ Party at Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center in the Bronx. This year, because of Covid-19, it was virtual event. The agenda included a conversation between Marco Polo Stufano, Founding Director of Horticulture and Louis Bauer, Senior Director of Horticulture of Wave Hill. The event was moderated by Stephen Orr, Editor-in-Chief, Better Homes & Gardens. This annual benefit raises crucial funds to support Wave Hill's renowned gardens and horticulture program.

Almstead is also a corporate sponsor of Wave Hill.

Image: Louis Bauer (L) and Marco Polo Stufano (R).

Right Tree Right Place

Almstead VP, Michael Almstead, presented a virtual discussion titled "Right Tree Right Place" for members of Lewisboro Library in South Salem, NY. The discussion addressed a variety of challenges that homeowners face with their landscapes – from what to plant, how to handle diseased trees, what to do about trees and power lines, as well as storm damage in our area and its impact on tree selection.


Read an article in this issue about planting the right tree at the right place here.



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