10/07/19 12:00pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTOS
The Garden Club of Shelter Island discussed ‘naughty and nice’ climbing plants at a recent meeting.

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Tim Purtell, President of Shelter Island Friends of Trees and Cindy Belt, Education and Outreach Coordinator at Mashomack Preserve, discussed “Naughty and Nice Climbers” at the September meeting of the Garden Club of Shelter Island.

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09/07/19 11:00am

SUSAN CAREY DEMPSEY PHOTO
Thomas Spotteck.

The Shelter Island Historical Society gave Islanders a taste of recent history with a presentation on Aug. 25 by winemaker Tom Spotteck, reviewing the history of Long Island wines. Although Long Island has supported strong farming traditions for centuries, the winemaking culture has flourished here only within the last few decades. Mr. Spotteck is the winemaker and oenologist at Lenz, owned by Peter and Deborah Carroll.

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