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Spring Is Coming on; Come on Out

The Quarry Gardens will open two weeks early with wildflower walks for groups of 10 or fewer. To join us, just go to quarrygardensatschuyler.org  and sign up on the Visit page. We'll assemble at the picnic pavilion and walk the trails. Anyone who wants to stay outside...

Fire!

Conditions were almost perfect (moderate temperature, dry leaf litter, light winds) for fires at The Quarry Gardens this week. Blazes swept over the three parking lot islands—which surveys have found to be extremely biodiverse—and over the prairie beneath the platform...

Where Has the Winter Gone?

    Our wonderful volunteers have braved four blustery February Fridays to begin  spring clean-up—removing excessive leaf litter and standing biomass from the plant galleries. Replacing seedheads with stubble has the effect of making everything look...

A Cultural Landscape!

A fine article about the Quarry Gardens is featured in the Cultural Landscape Foundation’s current newsletter:  https://tclf.org/quarry-gardens-schuyler   The foundation, located in Washington DC., was unknown to us until recently when a kind...
Fire!

Fire!

Conditions were almost perfect (moderate temperature, dry leaf litter, light winds) for fires at The Quarry Gardens...

A Cultural Landscape!

A Cultural Landscape!

A fine article about the Quarry Gardens is featured in the Cultural Landscape Foundation’s current...

Biodiversity Hotspot!

Biodiversity Hotspot!

September 24, 2019. Who would guess that The Quarry Gardens parking lot islands could be a biodiversity hotspot? Devin...

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Blooms! Here! Now!

Blooms! Here! Now!

Late summer is a brilliant time at The Quarry Gardens. Golds, blues, purples and pinks dot the landscape—and the...

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An Ode to Odonates

An Ode to Odonates

Odonates—dragonflies and damselflies—those jeweled carnivores of the summer air, are in abundance at The Quarry...

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