Ardsley Cross Pollination News and Get Togethers

Cross Pollination Newsletters  (archived - click to expand)

September 2021                         September 2022         May 2023                           March 2024

November 2021                          October 2022              June 2023

December 2021                          November  2022         September 2023

January 2022                              December 2022          October 2023

February 2022                            January 2023               November 2023

March 2022                                 February 2023             December 2023

April 2022                                    March 2023                 January 2024

May 2022                                     April 2023                    February 2024



Cross Pollination Webinars and Events (archived - click to expand)

October 2021: Our native grasses for sun and part sun, reference sheet of native grasses and sedges for all situations, virtually visit Kathy Bimbaum and Linda Azif's pollinator gardens, fall chores for the native gardener.

November 2021: How to collect and germinate your native plant seeds, Michelle Spiniello's Garden Story, winter fun in the garden. 

December 2021Seed Swap and social event! To get those seeds started this winter here are more resources thanks to the Wild Seed Project:  Autumn and Winter Seed Sowing in Six Easy StepsHow to Grow Natives from Seed; Frequently Asked Questions and the recording of the Seed Sowing 101 online tutorial here 

January 2022: Birdscaping, Part 1. Learn how to landscape in layers and which native trees and shrubs are bird magnets. Recording, Slides and Plant Reference Sheet are available. 

February 2022: Birdscaping- Easy Native Perennials to Attract Birds. The slides with the plants are available here and the recording is available here.

October 2022: Preparing the Garden for Winter.   The slides can be accessed here and the recording can be found here

November 2022: Letting Go of the Lawn: Rewilding a Suburban Yard, part 1. The slides can be found here and the recording can be found here

January 2023: Letting Go of the Lawn: Rewilding a Suburban Yard, part 2. The presentation, The recording of Part 2, and the The list of plants in Sarika's yard are now available.

February 2023: Organic and Awesome Lawns with Paul Tukey. The recording can be accessed here.

October 2023: Mushrooms in Your Yard with Taro Ietaka. The recording can be accessed here.

October 2023:  Garden Visit: Kathy Ever's Rewilded Yard. Click here to see Kathy's diagrams and plant lists for her garden beds.

November 2023: Sustaining Wildlife in Fall and Winter  Gardens with Deb Ellis.  The video recording can be accessed here; The audio recording can be accessed here.

The chat can be accessed here. Deb's slides can be accessed here, and her list of favorite fall plants can be found here


November 2023: Pollinate Now! Bioregional Strategy for Habitat Restoration in the Hudson River Estuary Watershed with Evan Abramson, Principal of Landscape Interactions.  The recording of the presentation can be accessed here. The audio of the presentation can be accessed here. Evan has kindly offered the online version of his book, Pollinate Now! on his website and it can be downloaded here.  


January 2024: Going Wild With Hedgerows, Meadows and Plants with Kathy Evers. The video recording can be found here. The audio recording can be found here. Kathy's reference sheet of the plants she used in her various beds can be accessed here.