Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

Plant perennials now: Buy them, divide them or get them at plant & seed exchange

September 27, 2016
plant and seed exchange

by Connie Oswald Stofko Fall is a good time of year to plant perennials. The weather isn’t as hot as it was just last week, so the plants won’t be as stressed. Since we’re getting more rain, it’s easier to make sure those new plantings are kept well watered. You need to make sure...
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Make a spooky miniature garden at Mischler’s

September 27, 2016
halloween-miniature garden in cauldron

Add a new dimension to your Halloween decorating with a spooky miniature garden during a workshop at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. The same workshop will be held at 10 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. Choose from a variety of succulent plants along with bits of...
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Tour green roof project in Springville

September 27, 2016
volunteers on green roof at Springville Center for the Arts

The Springville Center for the Arts will host a Hard Hat Tour of its construction project, including the green roof, at 5 East Main St., Springville at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Anyone may attend the tour, but it does require the use of stairs. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to scaseth@gmail.com or...
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Make a kokedama moss ball garden at Botanical Gardens

September 20, 2016
kokedama moss ball garden

Kokedama or moss ball gardening will be offered for the first time from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 as part of the Make-it Take-it series at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Kokedama is a Japanese hanging garden that originated from bonsai styles. These trendy arrangements are created...
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Classes set by Master Gardeners in East Aurora

September 13, 2016
leaf watercolor with Zentangle

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County Master Gardener Program will hold a series of three gardening classes to be held in late September and early October. The classes will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Dard Hunter Hall (upstairs meeting room) at the Print Shop on the Roycroft Campus at 21...
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Build a scarecrow for free Sept. 17 at Mischler’s

September 13, 2016
scarecrow from Mischler's Florist and Greenhouses in Williamsville NY

Build your own scarecrow during Oktoberfest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 S. Forest Rd., Williamsville. You supply an old shirt and pants and they will provide the rest of the materials– a burlap head, straw, twine and sticks. Mischler’s Greenhouse associates will be on...
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You can enter veggies in flower show

September 13, 2016
closeup of basket of tomatoes and cucumbers in Amherst NY

If you have grown some vegetables that you’re proud of, you can make sure they get the recognition that they deserve by entering them in the flower show to be held by the Kenmore Garden Club next weekend. Anyone can enter; you don’t have to be a member of the club. The vegetable that...
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Huge steam engine from SS Canadiana to be displayed at 50th anniversary show

September 6, 2016
50 anniversary WNY Gas Steam Engine Association by Bob Melville

by Connie Oswald Stofko Dave Mischler, president of the  Western New York Gas & Steam Engine Association, and his wife, Nancy, were among the last people to ride on the SS Canadiana, the boat that ferried passengers between Buffalo and the Crystal Beach Amusement Park in Ontario. The couple was in high school when...
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New Horticulture IV & V classes set at Botanical Gardens; art classes to begin

September 6, 2016
David Clark teaching class at Buffalo Botanical Gardens courtesy David Clark

Two new series of classes, Horticulture V and VI, are being added to the existing series of horticulture classes at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Art classes are scheduled, too. For more information, call 827-1584, ext. 292. Horticulture classes You don’t have to take the classes in...
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Genesee County Master Gardeners to hold Fall Garden Gala

September 6, 2016
plants for sale in pots illustration copyright Connie Oswald Stofko

Genesee County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Fall Garden Gala from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, 420 East Main St., Batavia. The event includes a plant sale, chance basket auction, free soil pH testing, a flower-arranging demonstration and advice from Master Gardeners. The...
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