Useful Fruiting Plants for the Home Garden

Sunday, March 11, from 2-4 pm
Marbletown Community Center

The Library will host an illustrated lecture featuring Allyson Levy and Scott Serrano of Hortus Conclusus on March 11. In case of inclement weather, please check our Facebook page or call the program office, 687-7023, Ext. 108.

The program will provide an opportunity to learn about landscaping the home and garden with a rich diversity of edible fruiting plants from around the world, and the under-appreciated wild fruit from our native forest. The presentation will cover plants that can be grown in the Hudson Valley climate, as grown at the Hortus Conclusus, Botanical Garden/Arboretum in Stone Ridge.

Hortus Conclusus was created by Allyson Levy and Scott Serrano to support their goal of creating a botanical garden that seves as an educational resource. Their small family-run business specializes in edible and decorative landscaping, garden consultation, and installations.

Allyson Levy is a Master Gardener and is certified as an arborist through the International Society of Arborists. Scott Serrano is responsible for the creation of Hortus Conclusus, which has been recognized as a Class 1 arboretum though the Morton Registry of Arboretums.

The program is free and open to the public, and no registration is necessary. For information, see or call the library program office at (845) 687-7023, Ext. 108.