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Gulf Coast Garden and Patio Show
Melinda Lyman, Senior Curator at Mississippi State University's Crosby Arboretum will show you the best native plants for your landscape not only from the standpoint of rugged durability but also aesthetically beautiful.
The Sun Herald | 02/22/2005 | Workshop schedule
3:30 p.m., Native Plants for the Landscape: Melinda Lyman, senior curator at Mississippi State University's Crosby Arboretum, will show you the best native plants for your landscape, from the standpoints of rugged durability and aesthetic beauty.
MSU Crosby Arboretum features natural beauty (07-07-2005)
"The Crosby Arboretum is one of the most unique plant conservatories in the Southeast," said senior curator Melinda Lyman.
"Pitcher plants were once common from the Florida Panhandle to Louisiana, but today most of their habitat is being lost to urbanization," Lyman
"The new facility will help us be able to better accommodate the needs of the community and to conduct our outreach programs," Lyman
A campaign to raise funds for the new visitor center is under way.
Anyone interested in learning more about the campaign or the activities at the Crosby Arboretum can contact Lyman
at (601) 799-2311, extension 22, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Released: July 7, 2005
Contact: Melinda Lyman, (601) 799-2322, ext 22
The Picayune Item - Arboretum plans for another 20 years
First, funds need to be secured before construction of the new center can begin, said Melinda Lyman, senior curator and on-site director.She said that the arboretum has applied for three grants and the outcome of those grants will determine how the arboretum board will go about raising the remaining money.
Hattiesburg American - www.hattiesburgamerican.com - Hattiesburg, Miss.
By noon Sunday, more than 25 people had signed up for the Father's Day event, senior curator Melinda Lyman said.She said she expected more late in the afternoon.
This year marked the event's second year, and Lyman
credited its success with the rare opening of the pond and the free price tag.Normally, adults pay $4 to enter the Crosby Arboretum and children pay $2.
"It's a wholesome program for fathers and children to bond and explore nature," Lyman