Long Island Horticultural Society
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Long Island Horticultural Society -- Celebrating our 80th year of promoting gardening on Long Island through friendships and education

 We have many exciting trips planned! Skim through our list and be sure to join us! Cuba, New Orleans...

A trip to the gardens of Shropshire has been added! Click here for more details....



All meetings are held at Planting Fields Arborteum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay


January 25, 2015 2:00pm

Speaker: John Capobianco, owner of Capobianco Creations
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John Capobianco is the owner operator of Capobianco Creations, a landscape gardening and bonsai teaching company. He is a locally recognized bonsai artist and lecturer. He has won numerous first place ribbons for his bonsai. He is the bonsai instructor at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, and curator of the bonsai collection at the John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden in Mill Neck.

He has lectured and conducted workshops extensively for bonsai clubs, local garden clubs and arboretums. He is on the New York State Federated Garden Club's list of approved speakers.

He specializes in a rare form of bonsai that utilizes special varieties of chrysanthemums. He has received the National Chrysanthemum Society's Silver Medal for his Educational Displays on the 'Making of Chrysanthemum Bonsai' four times. He has received the NCS Gold Medal for his displays of over 30 sq ft of chrysanthemum bonsai 7 times.
He is President of the Bonsai Society of Greater New York, and Past President of the Long Island Chrysanthemum Society. He is currently serving as President of the National Chrysanthemum Society, Inc. USA. He served as the Show Chair of the 55th Annual Long Island Chrysanthemum Society's Shows, and Co-Chair of the Bonsai Society of Greater New York's Inaugural Yoshimura Bonsai Show and Convention.



Please remember to bring non-perishable food for Long Island Cares.


Positive news for Honeybees   find out more...           Echinops


"Come and visit me sometime. My flowers would like to meet you."


Invasive or Native Plants? Learn more here....


TELL YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF LIHS MEMBERSHIP Opportunities to learn from others, to go on wonderful trips, to volunteer your gardening knowledge and muscle to organizations, to meet new friends. Membership dues are a bargain at only $25 per year. Tell your friends about us and encourage them to join our wonderful organization. The membership form can be found on the website at www.lihort.org/membership/membership.pdf


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Bringing Nature Home

Doug Tallamy's list of what to plant


Patricia Wood spoke at a past meeting on environmental issues. See her website for more information. Click here to read her handouts


Video of the Trip to Ireland


Current Newsletter



Not sure what needs to be done in your garden this month? Take a look at Irene Virag's garden calendar



Important announcements, last-minute changes, other news. Please send your contact information to Nanci Allen, our Membership Chair.



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