Gazette Ceases Publication: Donates Archives to LHS


In 2010, the Larchmont Gazette ceased publication. In 2011 the publishers donated all contents to the Larchmont Historical Society, which will continue to make the Gazette archives available online.



All inquiries should be addressed to the Larchmont Historical Society.


Dandelion Wine, Anyone?

One quick look at my yard is all it takes to conclude that I am not a lawn fanatic. As long as it’s green I don’t really care if much …read more…

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Dutch Elm Disease Fells Tree in Turtle Park

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Local residents value their trees, as was evidenced by last week’s Arbor Day celebration and the announcement that Larchmont has been named a “Tree City USA for the 29th consecutive …read more…

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Gardener Already Planting - Indoors & Out

Summer may still be a distant dream, but you’d never know that at the home of Monica Flaherty.

She’s already sown the early crops: onions, snow peas, kohlrabi, shelling peas, …read more…

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From the depth of winter, a hint of spring

In the deep cold of January, with winter’s short days and long nights, if you look carefully you’ll find plants telling you spring is on the way. …read more…

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Start the New Year Clean & Green

If your New Year’s resolutions list includes living a healthier and more environmentally sensitive life, but you’re intimidated by the cost and inconvenience of going green, here are some small …read more…

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The last light of summer

Summer's last dahlia

Walking back from town this afternoon I could no longer delude myself. Winter, and its short, dark and cold days, really are just around the corner. …read more…

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Not Too Late for Bulbs

Gardeners, don’t give up. You still have time to plant bulbs, even though Thanksgiving is still a week away, wreaths have replaced the outdoor display of mums at the Mamaroneck …read more…

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It's Fall: Time to Think About Bulbs

It’s a sure sign of Fall when you start getting the garden catalogs in the mail featuring a variety of bulbs. The beautiful pictures of spring-flowering bulbs are ever so …read more…

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The Art of Watering

This is not a typical summer for Larchmont. Due to one of the wettest Junes on record, we are seeing green lawns and generally lush plants in July and the …read more…

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Critters in Your Garden?

After several glorious weeks of garden weather, Larchmont’s gardens are in full bloom with hydrangeas, lilies, phlox, and roses. Containers are overflowing, and the vegetable harvest has moved from lettuce …read more…

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Start Your Container Garden

Container gardening is good for all seasons, but the best season to start off your containers is now, in early summer. Getting your containers started and planted can be a …read more…

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses

For rose lovers like me, this is the month. All of the roses in my garden are blooming – the climbers, the ramblers, and the shrubs – and they are …read more…

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Now's the Time to Plant Herbs

Where to Begin With Herbs for Your Garden?

For the last several years, I have grown the usual herbs – basil, rosemary, and thyme – in containers on the patio …read more…

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The Great Green God

The Great Green God

“Lawn is the curse of suburban man, the great green god he sprays to.” Time Magazine 1991

Here in Larchmont, as in most suburban towns, a …read more…

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Flowers – Plant, Fertilize, Divide

The Easter Bunny has come and gone and we’ve had our last snow shower (fingers crossed). The buds on the dogwoods, the cherry trees, and the crabapples are beginning to …read more…

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The Right Plant for the Right Place

Finally, it’s April and we are more than ready to get out in the garden. Our little “Tête-à-Tête” narcissus are blooming and the sweet purple dwarf iris have almost …read more…

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Don’t Pack Soil, Test It!

This last weekend was beautiful – sixty degree weather, sun shining and kids playing outdoors. We saw crocuses popping up through the melting snow and people riding their bikes, zipping …read more…

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