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Arboretum Lecture: Fred Breglia on Soil Use and Efficiency


Fred Breglia
Fred Breglia

The Hamilton College Arboretum’s 2017-18 Saturday Speaker series continues with Fred Breglia, executive director of Landis Arboretum, on Saturday, Jan. 27. He will present “Building Soils for Better Results in all Locations” at 10 a.m. in the Taylor Science Center’s Kennedy Auditorium. This lecture is free and open to the public.

A certified, award-winning arborist, Breglia has over 26 years of experience in the green industry, 15 of which have been at Landis Arboretum. Moreover, Breglia is a recognized speaker on both campuses and radio shows. His most frequented radio show, WAMC’s Vox Pop Radio Show, even nicknamed him “Tree Man,” affirming his legacy within the Capital District.

Parking is available near the building. All Arboretum events are free and open to the public, and everyone interested in gardens and landscapes is encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is not required.

Coming up in the 2017-18 Saturday Speaker Series:

  • February 17- lecture by Leon Ginenthal, rose expert and builder of Der Rosenmeister Nursery.
  • March 17- “The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh” by Kathryn Aalto, landscape designer, historian, lecturer, and nonfiction author of works including The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood.
  • April 28- “The World of Laura Ingalls” by Martha McDowell, gardener, author, and essayist.
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