Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

See the holiday exhibits at Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens

December 16, 2014
poinsettia decorations 2014 at Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Whether you have out-ot-town company, are looking for something to do with the kids or just want to drink in the colors of the season, stop by to see the holiday exhibits at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Expect the Unexpected, the poinsettia show, is in full...
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Get creative and decorate a fresh wreath in this hands-on workshop at Mischler’s

December 2, 2014
Traditional wreath from Mischler's

Back again this year is a popular hands-on workshop where you can let your creative juices flow and decorate a fresh wreath for the holidays. Workshops will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. Each workshop will begin with a...
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Make holiday decorations in hands-on workshops at Lockwood’s

November 25, 2014
wrwreath from Lockwood's Hamburg

Decorate your house outdoors and indoors with these projects you can make in workshops at Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg. Register online or call (716) 649-4684. Make an evergreen wreath using freshly cut fir boughs under the guidance of gardening expert Sally Cunningham in a workshop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. The cost...
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Take your holiday photo against stunning backdrop of poinsettias at Mischler’s

November 18, 2014
take photo with poinsettia backdrop at Mischler's in Amherst NY

As part of Williamsville’s Holiday in the Village, you can take your holiday photo against a backdrop of fresh poinsettias at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. This photo opportunity is free. Bring your own camera and round up your family and friends– your pet is welcome, too–  for a photo...
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Gardeners in Cheektowaga & South Buffalo sought for Open Gardens; deadline is Dec. 1

November 18, 2014
path through garden in Buffalo NY

The organizers of Open Gardens for the National Garden Festival are looking for gardeners in Cheektowaga and South Buffalo to participate in 2015. During Open Gardens, the public can visit the gardens on Thursdays and/or Fridays from July 9-31, 2015. The gardens are clustered geographically, and the days and times that the gardens are...
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Travel to gardens & villas of Italy; learn more in online presentation Nov. 20

November 11, 2014
Garden at an Italian villa

Learn about an upcoming trip to tour the gardens and villas of the Italian lakes in a webinar from 6:30 to 7 p.m.  Thursday, Nov. 20. The trip will take place July 18-27 and is sponsored by the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Collette Vacations and the Royal Horticultural Society. Highlights include: Explore...
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Ease into the holidays with Christmas open house at Lockwood’s Nov. 15

November 4, 2014
Open house from Lockwood's in Hamburg NY

Enjoy a festive atmosphere with Christmas music and free refreshments including homemade cookies, savory treats and hot spiced cider at the Christmas open house to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at Lockwood’s Greenhouses,  4484 Clark St., Hamburg. Whether you’re looking for Christmas gifts or decorations for your own...
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Name the next corpse flower at the Botanical Gardens & more updates

October 28, 2014
Name the next corpse flower at the Botanical Gardens & more updates

by Connie Oswald Stofko You can vote on your favorite name for the new corpse flower, which is currently is its leaf stage at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. The Botanical Gardens received thousands of suggestions and whittled them down to five: Cinder-Smella, Ichabod, Gomez, Seymorgue and Morticia. (I won’t tell you...
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Make miniature garden with holiday theme for yourself or as a gift at Mischler’s

October 28, 2014
Make miniature garden with holiday theme for yourself or as a gift at Mischler’s

Make a miniature garden with a holiday theme during hands-on workshops at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. These tabletop gardens make great gifts. They can serve as a centerpiece at a holiday party, brighten up a desk or reception area in an office or add cheer to a nursing home....
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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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