Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

Mum Show & more set at Botanical Gardens

October 14, 2014
Mum Show & more set at Botanical Gardens

I hope you were able to get outside today and enjoy the splendid weather. But this weekend, the weather will be cool and possibly rainy– perfect weather for an indoor flower show! Spectacular mums that you won’t see in a backyard will be on display during the Mum Show to be held from from...
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Get 45 gardening tips in 45 minutes at Wheatfield Garden Club

October 14, 2014
Get 45 gardening tips in 45 minutes at Wheatfield Garden Club

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will present “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” at the meeting of the  Wheatfield Garden Club at 7 p.m.  Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Wheatfield Community Center, 2790 Church Rd., Wheatfield. Like all the events we list on Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, this event is open to the public. I’ll share some...
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Free: Get advice for your own landscape from gardening expert Sally Cunningham on Oct. 11

October 7, 2014
Free: Get advice for your own landscape from gardening expert Sally Cunningham on Oct. 11

It’s not that we don’t have inspiration for our landscapes. We go on the garden walks and Open Gardens. We look at photos on Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com and Pinterest. We see lots of beautiful landscapes that we wouldn’t mind having in our yards. But we just don’t know where to start. You will have a unique...
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Early 20th century innovations include lawns, foundation plantings; learn more at talk

September 30, 2014
Foundation planting in Illinois 1925 from Laura Burchfield

by Connie Oswald Stofko We don’t live the way people did at the turn of the last century, and that’s reflected in our landscapes, said Laura L. S. Burchfield, co-author of American Home Landscapes: A Design Guide to Creating Period Garden Styles. Back then, people had outhouses. They needed a space for livestock. An...
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Learn how to make spooky fairy gardens in workshops at Mischler’s

September 30, 2014
Haunted Lagoon fairy garden from Mischler's in Williamsville NY

Learn how to make a fairy garden with a Halloween theme in workshops to be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18 at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. Workshops will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day. Each workshop will last about two hours. The first half...
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Tribute Garden honors lives affected by domestic violence; events set for Saturday

September 23, 2014
Tribute Garden rendering in Tonawanda NY

A Tribute Garden that is being created to honor domestic violence victims, survivors and their families will be dedicated Saturday, Sept. 27, during the 5th annual Break the Cycle Bike-a-Thon and Walk in Isle View Park, 796 E Niagara St., Tonawanda. The bike-a-thon and walk will raise money for the Tribute Garden. Registration begins...
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Wall decoration with staghorn fern is one of the new workshops at Lockwood’s

September 16, 2014
staghorn fern craft from Lockwood's in Hamburg NY

A staghorn fern mounted on a rustic plaque is one of the intriguing floral crafts you can make in the series of classes to be held this fall at Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg. The staghorn fern has fronds that look like the horns of a staghorn deer. It’s an epiphytic plant or...
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Get insight into science & art at talk on Burchfield Botanicals

September 16, 2014
one of Charles Burchfield's botanical images

“Science and Art through ‘Burchfield Botanicals’”will be the topic of a Science Cafe to be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Tullis Johnson, curator and manager of Archives at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, will give a  presentation...
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Soil, design & common problems to be covered in Cooperative Extension classes in East Aurora

September 9, 2014
closeup soil and trowel in Western New York garden

A series of three gardening classes will be held by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County in its auditorium (second floor), 21 South Grove St., East Aurora. All classes will be held from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Dates and topics are: Sept. 24: Soil Is the Key. Learn how to improve your...
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Daylong WordPress Camp offers sessions for beginners & developers; join me there

September 9, 2014
computer helps you get gardening information

by Connie Oswald Stofko I’ll give writing tips for bloggers at WordCamp Buffalo on Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Science Hall at Canisius College, 2001 Main St., Buffalo. If you have considered starting a blog or website, or if you already have one, you can learn a lot at WordCamp. WordCamp is a daylong...
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