Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

Shakespeare garden planned for Karpeles Manuscript Library on Porter; fundraiser set

April 15, 2014
Shakespeare garden planned for Karpeles Manuscript Library on Porter; fundraiser set

“At Christmas I no more desire a rose than wish snow in May’s new-fangled mirth.” Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare   by Connie Oswald Stofko Flowers, herbs and trees mentioned in the works of William Shakespeare will be featured in a new Buffalo Shakespeare Garden that is planned for the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum,...
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WNY communities honored by Tree City USA program

April 15, 2014
WNY communities honored by Tree City USA program

by Connie Oswald Stofko “We’re big about trees around here,” said Dan Stone, city arborist with the City of Jamestown Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation. Jamestown is one of 16 Western New York communities that have been honored in the Tree City USA program for their attention to the “urban forest.” Tree City...
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Trowel Talks set in Chautauqua County; helpline is open for season

April 8, 2014
Trowel Talks set in Chautauqua County; helpline is open for season

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardeners will hold Trowel Talks at libraries throughout the Chautauqua County. The April schedule is below. See a pdf that includes the May dates here. The Master Gardener Helpline in Chautauqua County has officially opened for the season. Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand from 1-3...
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Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk seeks original artwork for 2014 posters

April 8, 2014
Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk seeks original artwork for 2014 posters

The Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk is looking for submissions of original artwork for use on the Thirteenth Annual Capen Garden Walk 2014 posters. Entries are due by Wednesday, April 30. The University Heights Arts Association will jury the competition. This year’s theme is “The Art of Gardening.” Painting, photography, illustration, mixed media and...
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Last DAY to enter for prize package worth $150

April 1, 2014
Last DAY to enter for prize package worth $150

by Connie Oswald Stofko Tell your friends that they have until midnight tonight, Tuesday, April 1, to enter to win a gardener’s prize package worth $150. All they have to do to enter is to subscribe to Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com. And it’s free to subscribe! Here’s how we will decide the winner. After midnight, I will...
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Hands-on workshops, presentations set at Lockwood’s

April 1, 2014
Hands-on workshops, presentations set at Lockwood’s

Presentations on gardening as well as hands-on floral workshops will be among this season’s classes to be offered at Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg. Registration is necessary for all classes. You can register for most of the classes online now (some of the classes aren’t posted on the Lockwood’s site yet– check back...
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Meadow-like arrangements lend natural feel to Spring Flower Show at Botanical Gardens

April 1, 2014
Meadow-like arrangements lend natural feel to Spring Flower Show at Botanical Gardens

  by Connie Oswald Stofko I got a sneak peek yesterday at the Spring Flower Show while it was still being set up at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. It’s different every year, and the meadow-like display of the spring flowers this year is delightful. The show...
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Lewiston GardenFest accepting applications for garden participants, vendors

April 1, 2014
Lewiston GardenFest accepting applications for garden participants, vendors

by Connie Oswald Stofko Applications are now being accepted for open garden participants and vendors for the 9th annual Lewiston GardenFest, which will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22  in Lewiston. Lewiston residents interested in showcasing their garden must apply by May 1. Residents don’t have to showcase their entire yard;...
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Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens offers $200 prize for artwork to use on cover

March 25, 2014
Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens offers $200 prize for artwork to use on cover

The Black Rock & Riverside Tour of Gardens Committee is seeking original artwork to use on the cover of their beautiful 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 deadline for submission is Wednesday, April 30. The...
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Wear your tropical shirt to Taste of Paradise at Botanical Gardens– it’s warm there!

March 18, 2014
Wear your tropical shirt to Taste of Paradise at Botanical Gardens– it’s warm there!

After the winter we’ve had, the Taste of Paradise at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be a special treat. You can wear a tropical shirt or dress– It’s always nice and warm there. This great event will be held at 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 4 at the Botanical Gardens,...
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