Botanical Gardens’ Medicinal Garden Feature: Cholesterol Awareness & Men’s Health Month

Date(s) - Saturday, Sep 13, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will present a Medicinal Garden Feature on Cholesterol Awareness & Men’s Health Month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo.

Activities include educational displays about healthy foods and medications from plants that may be beneficial for low-cholesterol diets, helpful in managing cholesterol levels, general men’s health and prostate health. Also included will be botanical displays of plants from which medications are derived and future research is being conducted.

From 10 a.m. to noon, Independent Nursing Care will provide blood pressure screening and flu shots.

The feature is included with regular admission:  $9 for adults, $8 for seniors (55 and older) and  students (13 and older with ID), $5 for children ages 3-12, and free for members and children under 3.