Pollinator Garden Tour Sunday 9/13

On Sunday, September 13, 2020, there will be free tours of pollinator gardens across Westchester.    There are a wide range of gardens to explore and learn about.    In our immediate area, the Demonstration Gardens at the O’Hara Nature Center, 170 Mountain Road, Irvington, will have horticulturists from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to […]

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Irvington Woods Tree Plantings

The O’Hara Nature Center carried out its tree-planting project with CJ Reilly and Peter Strom, using best practices in social distancing, to plant and tag 225 native trees and shrub saplings in and around the grounds and woods of the O’Hara Nature Center. Some of these plants include: Pussy will (Salix discolor), Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis), […]

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Irvington Woods Tree Plantings

The O’Hara Nature Centered carried out its tree-planting project with CJ Reilly and Peter Strom, using best practices in social distancing, to plant and tag 225 native trees and shrub saplings in and around the grounds and woods of the O’Hara Nature Center. Some of these plants include: Pussy will (Salix discolor), Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis), […]

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Apple Grafting Workshop

Irvington Recreation and Parks Department & The Irvington Woods Committee Present   Apple Grafting Workshop At The O’Hara Nature Center   Saturday, April 18th, 2020 Workshop (recommended ages 12 and up) 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (1.5 hrs.) 25 Participant Maximum $25.00 Per Person   Pre-Registration Required   Instructor- Charles (CJ) Reilly III   Program […]

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Girl Scout Troop 1720

  On Friday Girl Scout Troop 1720 worked on their Bronze Award Project at the O’Hara Nature Center. The troop is trying to help monarch butterflies by planting a sustainable milkweed garden. Special thanks to to the ONC Horticulturists Peter Strom and CJ Reilly for assisting the girls. More to come on this great project. […]

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