Posts Tagged ‘ Garden Walks ’

Create an illusion of depth in a narrow yard

June 28, 2016
Create an illusion of depth in a narrow yard

by Connie Oswald Stofko In a narrow yard, you can create an illusion of more depth in your gardens. Instead of planting flowers right up against a fence, pull your gardens away from the fence and add shrubs in the back. The darkness at the back of the garden makes the gardens appear deeper....
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Shrubs & trees rescued from the trash find good homes in Lancaster

June 21, 2016
shrubs in garden in Lancaster NY

by Connie Oswald Stofko There’s something you wouldn’t guess when you look at the garden island in the backyard of Ron and Kathleen Krebs on South Irwinwood, Lancaster. All of those shrubs and trees, including the large arborvitae on one end and the red twig dogwood on the other, were picked out of the...
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society to hold garden tour July 9

June 21, 2016
Niagara-on-the-Lake Garden Tour 2015 view from inside

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society will hold its 25th annual garden tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday July 9 in Niagara-on-the-Lake and the town of Virgil, Ontario. The self-guided walking garden tour will take place rain or shine. It will showcase 12 distinctive and impressive residential gardens in Niagara-on-the-Lake and the town of...
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Garden tour set in Syracuse area

June 19, 2016
gazebo on Pulaski Gardening Friends garden tour

The idea of garden walks is spreading across the state. If you’re going to be out near Syracuse, check out the garden tour that will be hosted by the Pulaski Gardening Friends Club in Pulaski, 40 miles north of Syracuse. This event is a fundraiser with the proceeds donated to charities in that area....
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Anyone can enter container garden contest, part of Williamsville Garden Walk

June 14, 2016
fairy garden at Williamsville Garden Walk

by Connie Oswald Stofko While only residents of the Village of Williamsville can share their gardens during the Williamsville Garden Walk, anyone can enter the container garden contest that is part of the event on Saturday, July 16. See details below. If you do live in the village, there is still time to sign...
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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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