Among the gardeners enjoying the festivities to kick off the National Garden Festival in Buffalo on Thursday, June 17 were, from left, Steve Bellus; Craig Coyne, chair of the Snyder-CleveHill garden walk; Candy Clark; Bard Basswood, who is doing an impression of an oak, and Gary DiNezza. The event was held at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.
The National Garden Festival takes all of the garden walks in our area, throws in amazing extra events, and comes up with a five-week festival that will draw in tourists as well as hometown Western New Yorkers. You can visit more than 900 gardens on the 17 walks.
A full list of events is available at the National Garden Festival in Buffalo web site.