Medicinal Garden Feature: Nutrition & Poison Prevention Month

Date(s) - Saturday, Mar 22, 2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


The Medicinal Garden feature marks March as Nutrition & Poison Prevention Month at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo.

Activities include presentations about the benefits of foods from plants containing health-promoting compounds; botanical displays of edible plants that are good for health; common local plants that may be toxic to humans and pets, and education regarding the prevention of accidental ingestion of toxic substances by infants and children in the home.

From 10 a.m. to noon Independent Nursing Care will provide blood pressure screening.

The event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, D’Youville School of Pharmacy and Independent Nursing Care.