Fall Foliage Tour
The Pocantico Center
Pocantico’s vast campus boasts thousands of trees, including both indigenous and imported species like beechnut, cherry, Japanese maple, and wisteria. These towering beauties not only embellish the visual landscape, they capture carbon, protect again erosion, and provide habitats for local wildlife. As the leaves begin to change and brilliant fall colors emerge, guests are invited to wander the grounds with arborist Peter Strom, who will share insights about the histories, life cycles, and care of the estate’s robust tree life.
Peter Strom is the owner of Strom Horticultural Services, a residential fine gardening company in Ossining, NY. He is an ISA Certified Arborist. Aftergraduating from Marist College, he started his career at Stonecrop Gardens in Cold Spring, New York, where his lifelong appreciation of nature translated into a love of plants and gardening