Gardens bounced back from Snowvember Storm in time for South Buffalo Alive

July 28, 2015
front garden on South Buffao Alive

by Connie Oswald Stofko I heard something on South Buffalo Alive that I’ve never heard from a gardener on a garden walk before. “Right now everything is just about perfect,” Peter Clancy said as he surveyed his yard at 39 Edgewood, Buffalo, on July 19. Often gardeners will tell me about the spectacular flowers...
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Enjoy craft beer, raffles at Botanics & Brews fundraiser for Botanical Gardens

July 28, 2015
beer

Botanics & Brews, a fundraiser for the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 30 at the Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. The event will feature craft beers, music by JJ Swing, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, cheese samples, raffles, 50/50 drawing and...
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Pool owners: It’s time to look for invasive Asian longhorned beetle

July 28, 2015
Pool owners: It’s time to look for invasive Asian longhorned beetle

It’s again time for pool owners to check their filters and skimmers for the Asian longhorned beetle. If you find one, please report it during the fourth annual Citizen Pool Survey being held through Aug. 30 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). If you don’t have a pool, you can...
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Sign up now for Beyond Flowers bus tour this Saturday, Aug. 1

July 27, 2015
Beyond Flowers Tour in Buffalo

The bus tour called  Beyond Flowers: Sustainability in Action will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. You’ll visit seven sites where you’ll learn about urban farming, community gardening, creating community through parks, soil phytoremediation/reclamation, rainwater retention, rooftop gardening and more. (Please note that the date in the Open Garden...
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