Plantasia– the official sponsor of spring– set for March 20-23
The Western New York State Nursery & Landscape Association â€“ now known as PLANT Western New York, have declared their annual garden and landscape show Plantasia as the Official Sponsor of Spring!
Plantasia kicks off as spring arrives March 20 through 23 at the Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg.
This year show attendees will experience a â€śParty in the Gardenâ€ť as they walk through 16 different theme gardens created by local nursery and landscape professionals, filled with beautiful flowers, shrubs, ponds, water features, patios and accessories.
Chris Zeisz, marketing director, says that the theme and gardens â€śare intended to inspire visitors to design and create a very personal garden that reflects their uses and needs.â€ť
Guests can enjoy an expanded Childrenâ€™s Discovery Garden with numerous activities hosted by the Aurora Waldorf School. Plantasia also features free seminars given by Certified Nursery & Landscape Professionals (CNLP) as well as a Garden Marketplace with over 175 vendors offering unique outdoor items and accessories.
Admission is $9 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and free for children 12 and under.
Over 13,000 people attended Plantasia Garden and Landscape show in 2013.
For more information about Plantasia, contactÂ PLANT WNY at (716) 741-8047 or go to www.plantasiany.com.
PLANT WNY has 140 member firms throughout Western New York. In addition to being a professional organization, the association provides scholarships and funds to sponsor horticultural activities for students and groups.
WNYSNLA is now known as PLANT WNY
The Western New YorkÂ State Nursery and Landscape Association, a not-for-profit corporation of green industry professionals, has changed its name to Professional Landscape And Nursery Trades Western New York. For short, you can call it PLANT WNY.
PLANT WNY includes teachers, nurseries, garden centers, growers, landscape architects, landscapers, tree care firms and lawn care firms.
It funds the Western New York State Nurserymen’s Foundation, which makes scholarships available to college students who show promise and interest in the industry. The foundation supports all educational activities held by the association throughout the year.
- Membership Meeting, October 9, 7 PM, Santoraâ€™s Pizza Pub & Grill, 7566 Transit Road, Williamsville.
- CNLP Day, Thursday, February 6, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
- Membership Meeting, Thursday, February 6, 6:00 PM, Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
- Trade Show & Education Conference, Friday, February 7, Salvatoere’s Italian Gardens
- Membership Meeting, March 5, 7:00 PM, Location TBA
- Plantasia “Party in the Garden”Â Preview Night, Wednesday, March 19, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg
- Plantasia “Party in the Garden,”Â Thursday, March 20 – Sunday, March 23, Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg