Got Easter flowers? Keep them blooming for years to come in Western New York

April 22, 2014
Got Easter flowers? Keep them blooming for years to come in Western New York

by Connie Oswald Stofko A lot of beautiful potted flowers were sold this past week for Easter by Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg. But when the flower falls off, what do you do with the plant? “People don’t know what to do with flowers they get at Easter,” said Teresa Buchanan, garden center...
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Get ready for the 49-cent perennial sale at Mischler’s to be held April 25-May 3

April 22, 2014
Get ready for the 49-cent perennial sale at Mischler’s to be held April 25-May 3

The yearly 49-cent perennial sale at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses is so popular, the folks at Mischler’s have created a short guide with tips on how to get the most out of this awesome event. The event will be held from Friday, April 25 to Saturday, May 3 at Mischler’s,  118 South Forest Road, Williamsville....
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First official Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival set for April 23-May 4

April 22, 2014
First official Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival set for April 23-May 4

The first official Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival at the Japanese Garden in Buffalo will run from will run from April 23- May 4. It’s going to be a 12-day event that includes a tea ceremony, speakers, a book signing, a Cherry Blossom Ball, Japanese and Burmese dance performances, a celebrity chef food and sake...
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Help a reader: What is this awful plant?

April 22, 2014
Help a reader: What is this awful plant?

by Connie Oswald Stofko   A reader sent me this question: “I have what I assume is a weed every year in one garden bed. I cannot get rid of it no matter what I try. It is green leafed and grows on a stem that snakes under ground. The stem is reddish purple...
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