“New Life for an Old Meadow – Replacing Invasives with Natives”

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Join us for our 1st Annual Hort Lunch!

Thursday, February 7, 2013

12:00 noon in the 1907 Van Norden Carriage House

The Jay Estate

210 Boston Post Road

Rye, New York

The oldest man-managed meadow in all of New York State is right here in the lower Hudson Valley, overlooking Long Island Sound.  Learn more about the future of this important historic and natural feature and how you can help.

Come early to see the Jay meadow from the mansion veranda at 11:00am


Featuring Speaker and Landscape Designer

Larry Weaner


Larry Weaner has been practicing landscape design professionally since 1977, and in 1982 he founded Larry Weaner Landscape Associates, Inc. His projects have spanned more than 10 states and have been featured in national and international publications. They also have been included in garden tours sponsored by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, The American Horticulture Society and The Garden Conservancy.

Larry is the author of a number of articles for professional publications and is active as a guest lecturer and instructor for numerous horticultural and environmental organizations throughout the U.S., including the National Arboretum in Washington, DC, the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. 

In 1990, Larry developed the New Directions in the American Landscape conference series, which has developed a dedicated following within the professional landscape community. It has been offered at numerous institutions throughout the U.S., including the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, the Connecticut College Arboretum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Atlanta Botanic Garden, the New England Wildflower Society, the Cincinnati Zoo, and the Morton Arboretum in Chicago, Illinois.

Attire: Wear Your Wellies!

A Very Special Tribute to the “Doers and Diggers of Rye”

Garden-themed “Alice and Olivia” bike for raffle!

For further information, please contact Heather Crane at 914-698-9275 or e-mail jayhc@earthlink.net

The Jay Heritage Center is a private 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization


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