Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

All-new light show called Lumagination set at Botanical Gardens

January 20, 2015
waterfall at light show 2014 Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Lumagination, the new light show at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, will have themed rooms. Here’s a view from last year’s Night Lights show. Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko An all-new light show called Lumagination will be held at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. During...
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Orchid Show expanded at Botanical Gardens; get your orchid repotted

January 20, 2015
various orchids at Botanical Gardens

by Connie Oswald Stofko We’ve told you before that, although they look delicate, orchids are actually easy to grow. There is one tricky part, though: potting. “The hardest part is to get people to understand that you’re not putting them in dirt,” said Joseph A. DiDomenico Jr., president of the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society....
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Basic, advanced horticulture courses set for adults at McKinley High School

January 19, 2015
greenhouse

The adult education program at McKinley High School is offering two horticulture courses: one basic and one advanced. Both classes meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays for 13 weeks from Jan. 26 through May 4 in the greenhouse at the school, 1500 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The cost for each class is $175. You...
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$100 prize offered for artwork for Capen Garden Walk 2015 posters; deadline is April 3

January 12, 2015
$100 prize offered for artwork for Capen Garden Walk 2015 posters; deadline is April 3

A competition will be held to select original artwork to use on the 2015 posters for the Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk. It is free to enter your artwork and a prize of $100 will be awarded. Anyone may enter. The University Heights Arts Association (UHAA ) will jury the competition. The theme for...
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Get 45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes at meeting in Newfane

January 6, 2015
Get 45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes at meeting in Newfane

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will present “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” at the meeting of the  Niagara Shores Garden Club at 7 p.m. Thursday Jan. 15 in the Newfane Town Hall, 2737 Main St., Newfane. Like all the events we list on Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, this event is open to the public. For more...
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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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