Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

Storm damage: Free talk at Lockwood’s will explain what you can do

February 24, 2015
Star Magnolia damaged in Hamburg NY

There was the Snowvember storm in 2014, which brought down trees and damaged mature shrubs. Even if you were lucky enough to have missed that, all of us in Western New York have experienced high winds, heavy snow and brutally cold temperatures this winter. And every year many gardeners contend with deer and rabbits,...
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Genesee County Master Gardeners to hold lunchtime talks, evening dessert series

February 24, 2015
green seedling in hand

The Genesee County Master Gardeners will hold two discussion series: a new lunchtime garden series called Garden Talk  and a Coffee and Dessert Series in the evening. Both will be held in the Cooperative Extension office,  420 E. Main St., Batavia. More information and other Master Gardener events will be posted on the Cornell...
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Welcome to my new subscribers; our prize drawing is under way until March 31

February 24, 2015
Welcome to my new subscribers; our prize drawing is under way until March 31

by Connie Oswald Stofko I want to welcome all my new readers who signed up with me this past week at the WNY Home & Garden Expo. Thank you for subscribing! It was so busy at the Expo that we didn’t get a chance to mention to all of you that we are running...
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A natural slope adds interest to colorful shade garden in Hamburg; garden walks are coming!

February 17, 2015
steps in Whittemore garden in Hamburg NY

by Connie Oswald Stofko A natural slope combined with raised beds add interest to the Hamburg yard of Barb and Dave Whittemore. “There are seven steps to the top deck,” Dave pointed out. “We really have vistas with this. The elevations make a world of difference. That’s one thing I really enjoy.” A screened-in...
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Hear 45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes at Hamburg House & Garden Club meeting

February 17, 2015
floral clock photo illustration by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will present “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” at the meeting of the Hamburg House and Garden Club at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the Hamburg Methodist Church, 116 Union St., Hamburg. Like all the events we list on Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, this event is open to the public. In...
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I want that: How to apply what you see on garden walks to your own yard

February 10, 2015
red windows and trellis at DiMino in Lockport

by Connie Oswald Stofko What is this garden showing me? That’s what gardening expert Sally Cunningham will help you learn in one of four talks she will present during the WNY Home & Garden Expo at the Fairgrounds, 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg. The expo will be held 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb...
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How do the professionals plant thousands of seeds? Get a sneak peek!

February 10, 2015
sprouts at Mischler's Florist and Greenhouses

While it’s still too early for you to plant seeds inside, the professionals at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses have already started many of the 200,000 plants they will sell at their yearly 49-cent Perennial Sale. The sale will begin Friday, April 24 at Mischler’s, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. They can start seeds now...
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Heirloom gardening seminar set for Feb. 21 at Genesee Country Village & Museum

February 5, 2015
Jacob's Cattle Beans from Jim Tammaro in Williamsville NY

An heirloom gardening seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 at Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford. The day-long program will feature sessions on growing and using herbs, cooking with heirloom vegetables, seed saving and an exclusive look at the heirloom seed catalog collection...
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Building a shade garden, 20 Gardening Tips to be presented at Hosta Society

February 5, 2015
floral clock photo illustration by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will be one of two speakers at the meeting of the Western New York Hosta Society on Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Town of Aurora Senior Citizens Center, 101 King St. at Oakwood Ave., East Aurora. Doors will open at 1 p.m. and the program will begin at 2...
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Spring sale of tree, shrub seedlings under way in counties & through State DEC

February 3, 2015
maple seeds on tree in Western New York

During the Spring Seedling Sale, you can buy tree and shrub seedlings through various counties or through the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Orders will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Stock is limitied, so order early. The seedlings will be shipped to a central location in your county...
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