Medicinal garden feature at Botanical Gardens

Date(s) - Saturday, Oct 15, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will hold a medicinal garden feature from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo.

The event will highlight cholesterol awareness and Men’s Health Month

Activities include educational displays about healthy foods and medications from plants that may be beneficial for low-cholesterol diets, 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. Flu vaccinations will be provided by Walgreens.

The feature is included with regular admission: $9 for adults, $8 for seniors (ages 55 and older) and students (ages 13 and older with ID), $5 for children ages 3-12 and free for Botanical Gardens members and children 2 and under.

The event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health, and D’Youville School of Pharmacy.