Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

See another side of gardening; sign up now for local bus tours

July 12, 2016
Beyond Flowers Tour in Buffalo

by Connie Oswald Stofko “The response we always get is, ‘I had no idea these things were happening,'” said Mary Van Vorst. That’s the reaction from people who went on the Beyond Flowers Tour and the East Side Momentum Tour. Van Vorst is one of the volunteers who helped organize these bus tours, which...
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Open Gardens start this week

July 5, 2016
Lockwoods Garden Center 4484 Clark Street Hamburg

Although they’ve been around for years, a lot of people still aren’t aware of Open Gardens, a great activity that’s special to Western New York. During Open Gardens, more than 70 great gardens in 12 groups throughout our area are open for you to visit on Thursdays or Fridays for four weeks in July,...
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Artists: Work outdoors during Plein Air Day at Mischler’s

July 5, 2016
Plein Air Day at Mischler's Florist

You can paint, draw, photograph or just observe artists as they interpret the beauty of flowers through art during Plein Air Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. The event is free and no registration is necessary. “En plein air”  is...
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First Gold Star Memorial in state to be dedicated in Lancaster

June 28, 2016
Gold Star dedication by Bowmansville in Lancaster

The first Gold Star Memorial Marker in New York State and the second in the country will be dedicated by the members of the Bowmansville Garden Club at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9 in Russell Salvatore’s Patriots and Heroes Park, 6675 Transit Rd., Lancaster.  The dedication will be held rain or shine. If you...
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Buffalo-style Garden Art Sale will be at Botanical Gardens on June 25 & 26

June 21, 2016
vases Garden Art Sale from Garden Walk Buffalo Niagara

This year the Buffalo-style Garden Art Sale has a new location– the lawn at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Also new is that the event will be held on two days rather than one– Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The...
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Volunteers needed by group that coordinates garden walks, Open Gardens

June 21, 2016
visitors to Lewiston NY garden walk 2010

In other parts of the country, if a city has a garden walk at all, it probably includes just a few gardens. It’s so different here in Western New York! With the addition of new garden walks in Grand Island and Springville, there are 18 garden walks this year. Several garden walks have both...
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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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5 tips for making an impact in your landscape without flowers

June 14, 2016
coleus Lord Voldemort in Buffalo

by Connie Oswald Stofko “You don’t have to have a flower to make an impact,” said Kristin Pochopin, interim director of horticulture at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. You can see that lesson on display at this year’s Celebration of Coleus and Color, which is again sponsored by Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com. The show will...
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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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