Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

Close-out plant sale at Botanical Gardens Friday & Saturday, May 22-23

May 19, 2015
'Ultra Blue Star' petunia from Buffalo Erie County Botanical Gardens

You can get up to a 40 percent discount on plants left over from the Great Plant Sale in a close-out sale to be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23, in the Administration Building at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo....
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Register your garden for Ken-Ton Garden Tour; deadline is June 5

May 19, 2015
cactus in bathtub in Tonawanda NY

The Ken-Ton Garden Tour is now accepting applications for the 2015 tour. Residents in the Town of Tonawanda and Village of Kenmore can register their gardens. You can register online. You can also download an application to be printed and mailed via US mail. Paper applications are also available in the Tonawanda Town Supervisor’s...
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Get 45 gardening tips in 45 minutes on Grand Island

May 18, 2015
floral clock photo illustration by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko My presentation on “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” and a plant exchange will be held at the meeting of the Cinderella Isle Garden Club at 7 p.m.Thursday, May 21 in Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. (Go to the newer building behind the historic church.) In...
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Get unusual plants from collection at Botanical Gardens; sale opens Saturday to public

May 12, 2015
false eranthemum from Buffalo Erie County Botanical Gardens

by Connie Oswald Stofko Some unusual plants from the collection of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be included in the Great Plant Sale, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17 in the Administration Building, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Admission is...
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ECC offering farm-to-table courses this summer at Canalside in Buffalo

May 12, 2015
tomato seedlings from ECC garden

Two farm-to-table courses, which will teach people how to grow food in an urban setting as well as cover the nutritional aspects of growing your own food, will be offered this summer by Erie Community College. There will be demonstrations by local chefs and speakers from various garden backgrounds. Classes will be held in...
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Raffle of personal landscape consultation with David Clark set at Vines & Wines

May 5, 2015
annie watering from Opportunities Unlimited in Niagara County

You could win a personal landscape consultation with nationally known gardening expert David Clark at Vines & Wines, a fundraising event to benefit the horticulture program and its participants with disabilities at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara. He will also give a presentation on organic growing tips. The event will be held from 3-8 p.m....
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Please don’t steal my photos; how to use images on your blog without getting into trouble

April 28, 2015
watering can planters in Lewiston 2

by Connie Oswald Stofko Sometimes people steal my photos, and when I find out, it upsets me. When I tell the thieves that I have caught them and they must take my photo off their website, they’re often upset, too, because they didn’t know they were doing anything wrong. Many people think that they can...
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Mischler’s 49-cent perennial sale starts Friday; make the most of it with these tips

April 21, 2015
Digitalis Foxglove Dalmation Peach from Ivy Garth

by Connie Oswald Stofko It’s the sale that gardeners wait all year for— Mischler’s 49-cent perennial sale. Since it comes around only once a year, you should do a little preparation so you can make the most of it. The sale will be held Friday, April 24 to Sunday, May 3 at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South...
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Sign up for parcel in community garden at Lockwood’s; meeting set for April 23

April 21, 2015
trellis made from lattice in Lockwood's community garden in Hamburg NY

You can rent a plot in the community garden at Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg. You don’t have to live in Hamburg; anyone can rent a plot. Lockwood’s has set aside a portion of its farmland for the community garden. It has divided the garden into parcels 4 feet wide by 50 feet long; the...
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Share your garden on Garden Walk Buffalo; deadline is May 15

April 21, 2015
looking into small yard in Buffalo NY

If you want to share your garden on Garden Walk Buffalo, apply soon– the deadline is May 15. You can apply online or download an application and mail it in. Garden Walk Buffalo takes place on the West Side of Buffalo. Your garden must be within the boundaries of the walk: the Niagara River to Main Street and...
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