Katonah's Lasdon Park To Host June Horticulture Events

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Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Katonah will host several horticulture programs in June.
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Katonah will host several horticulture programs in June. Photo Credit: Courtesy Lasdon Park Facebook Page

KATONAH, N.Y. -- Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Katonah will host several horticulture programs throughout June.

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial is a 234-acre property consisting of woodlands, open grass meadows and formal gardens. The park is home to several inspirational memorials and a museum honoring Westchester veterans.

The following is the schedule of horticulture events at Lasdon in June: 

  • All About Herbs – Friday, June 6, 10:30 a.m.-noon. A hands-on class to learn about herbs, and how to transplant and care for them until planting out. Fee $15; pre-registration required at 886-5108 or carolinesgardens@aol.com.
  • The Hypertufa Pot – Saturday, June 7, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Learn how to make this unusual pot. Fee $15; pre-registration required at 886-5108 or carolinesgardens@aol.com.
  • Tour of the Main House – Sunday, June 8, 2 p.m. Learn the history of the park during a tour with the horticulturist. Meet at the Shop at Lasdon. Reservations required at 864-7264.
  • Children’s Adventures in Horticulture – Friday, June 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Also June 27. Introduce your child or grandchild to the joy of gardening. Fee $10 per adult; pre-registration required at 886-5108 or carolinesgardens@aol.com.
  • Miniature Terrarium Workshop – Friday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Create your own mini-tropical paradise. Fee $15; pre-registration required at 886-5108 or carolinesgardens@aol.com.

For more information, visit the Westchester County Parks website or call 864-7268.

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