Posts Tagged ‘ Garden Walks ’

Sign up by May 15 to show your garden on Garden Walk Buffalo

April 12, 2016
sculpture garden Elmwood Ave. Buffalo

Garden Walk Buffalo invites gardeners from the Peace Bridge to Main Street and from Canalside to the Scajaquada to be part of the 2016 Garden Walk Buffalo. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31. Garden Walk Buffalo is the largest free garden tour...
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Vendors & gardeners sought for Lewiston GardenFest; applications due May 1

March 22, 2016
Lewiston GardenFest

You can show your garden or participate as a vendor at the 11th annual Lewiston GardenFest to be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 18 and 19 along Center Street in Lewiston. Businesses and vendors who sell items related to gardening, horticulture and the outdoors, including nurseries, landscapers, garden artists,...
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Black Rock & Riverside Tour seeks art; prize is $200

February 22, 2016
2015 image for Black Rock Riverside Tour of Gardens

The Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens committee is holding a contest for artwork to be used on the cover of this year’s 12-page color map guide, as well as on posters and other promotional materials, including T-shirts. The winning artist will receive a $200 cash prize. The application deadline is Friday, April...
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Submit your artwork for a chance at a $100 prize for the Capen Garden Walk 2016

December 6, 2015
2015 poster for Samuel Capen Garden Walk

Submissions of original artwork for use on posters for the 2016 Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk are being sought. The poster art contest is being held by the University Heights Arts Association (UHAA), which will jury the competition. It is free to enter your artwork and a prize of $100 will be awarded for...
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Vertical garden made from old gutters draws attention on last garden walk of year

August 11, 2015
red tire container garden in Buffalo NY

by Connie Oswald Stofko “We just really like recycling,” said Carrie Madigan, who gardens with her mother Patty Connors at 180 Crowley Ave., Buffalo. “I don’t want to buy something super expensive if I can make it.” Visitors saw many examples of her creative gardening on a budget during the 11th annual Black Rock...
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Owners add personal touches to established perennial garden in Buffalo

August 4, 2015
guests on front steps looking at garden

by Connie Oswald Stofko The established perennial garden in the front yard of 166 York St., Buffalo, was an added incentive for Nick and Marideth Heim to buy the home three years ago. That garden was one of more than 400 landscapes that were shared on Garden Walk Buffalo on July 25 and 26....
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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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Lighting gives yards ambiance during Night Lights in Ken-Ton

July 21, 2015
side garden on Ken-Ton night

by Connie Oswald Stofko Jim Aichinger and Tim Kuntz’s gardens are lovely during the day. “But when the lights come on, oh, it’s wonderful back here,” said Kuntz. They shared their Cornwall Avenue landscape during the Night Lights portion of the Ken-Ton Garden Tour on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18. The daytime...
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Containers decorated by gardener add charm to Lockport yard

July 21, 2015
wooden box holds annuals in Lockport

by Connie Oswald Stofko The gardens of Pat Arnold are filled with many flowers, including 30 rose bushes, but if you pause to look more closely, you’ll notice other elements that add to the gardens’ beauty. You might call it Buffalo-style garden art, or you might dub it upcycling. “It’s artwork I do from...
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Feel transported across the world in backyard tea garden in Lancaster

July 14, 2015
tea house in Lancaster NY

by Connie Oswald Stofko “Everyone comes to see the back,” said Rich Groblewski as he gave me a tour last week of his landscape at 14 Lombardy St., Lancaster. It seems like a nice suburban yard with a new arbor (the old one was crushed under seven feet of snow in the Snowvember storm),...
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