Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

Get 45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes in Amherst

May 24, 2016
Get 45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes in Amherst

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will present “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” at the meeting of the the Amherst Garden Club at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 at St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Williamsville. Those attending will also participate in a plant exchange, allowing each person to take a plant to...
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Go early to get best picks at Great Plant Sale; see container demonstrations, too

May 17, 2016
mixed container at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

by Connie Oswald Stofko In a new feature this year, you can see free demonstrations on creating great mixed containers at the Great Plant Sale to be held in the Administration Building of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Admission to the sale is free. The sale will...
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Hear ‘Get Crafty in Your Garden’ at Cinderella Isle Garden Club meeting

May 17, 2016
mushroom craft to make for garden in Western New York

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will present “Get Crafty in Your Garden” at the meeting of the Cinderella Isle Garden Club at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in Trinity Lutheran Church, 2100 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. In my presentation, I’ll show you tips on crafts you can make for your garden as well as...
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Evening in the Garden begins May 18 in Jamestown

May 10, 2016
demonstration garden in Jamestown NY

The first Evening in the Garden of the season will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 in the demonstration garden at the Frank Bratt Ag Center, 3542 Turner Rd., Jamestown. The events are held by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County. Each session includes a talk or demonstration...
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Plant sales, other activities set by Master Gardeners in various counties

May 3, 2016
plants for sale in pots illustration copyright Connie Oswald Stofko

Plant sales and other activities will be held by the Cornell Cooperative Extension programs in Chautauqua, Genesee, Niagara and Erie Counties. See more events on our Events page as well as on the websites of Cooperative Extension in the various counties. Chautauqua County, May 14 The Chautauqua County Master Gardeners will hold a sale...
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See wildflowers on guided walk; date to be determined

April 26, 2016
white trillium

Stunning blankets of wildflowers coating the forest floor are one of the surest signs of spring, but wildflower season is a moving target that changes with the weather. This year, the Jamestown Audubon Nature Center is offering a wildflower walk with a date to be determined. The Wildflower Wander will be held from 1-3...
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Gardening & landscape classes, plus hands-on workshops set at Lockwood’s

April 5, 2016
putting soil into pot

A new four-part series of gardening and landscape classes will be presented in April by gardening expert Sally Cunningham at Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg. Not only will you hear great advice, you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions. For Cunningham’s four-part series, you can sign up for single classes at $15 each,...
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Get inspired by creative designs in flower show at Plantasia

March 29, 2016
flower arrangement in Hamburg NY Curious George

by Connie Oswald Stofko I’m always astounded by the creativity that I see at flower shows. Not only do the garden club members have to evoke the given theme, they have to do it while abiding by strict guidelines. The results are consistently amazing. You can be amazed when you visit the flower show...
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Spring into Gardening Education Day set in Albion

March 28, 2016
photo illustration of soil

Spring into Gardening Education Day will be presented by the Master Gardeners of Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds, 12690 State Route 31, Albion. Admission includes a choice of four educational sessions and lunch. The schedule is: 9 a.m. –...
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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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