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Take a peek at some of the 400 varieties of ivy on display in Buffalo

by Connie Oswald Stofko Here’s a peek at some of the approximately 400 varieties of ivy that you can see during the Victorian Week and Ivy Show that is running until this Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show is brought to you in part by the Western New York Ivy Society. The Botanical Gardens houses the largest public ivy collection in…

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    Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com The online magazine for gardeners in Erie and Niagara Counties Vol. 1, Issue 7                                                                                                             Aug. 10, 2010   Dear Friend, I have to admit that I’m feeling a bit sad right now because the National Garden Festival in Buffalo has come to an end. The organizers have created an amazing celebration that not only provides enjoyment and education for gardeners, but brings the community together, showcases our…

‘Perennial diva’ offers tips for summer gardens in WNY

by Connie Oswald Stofko “Not everything is hardy. The definition of a perennial is something that lives three or more years– if you don’t kill it.” Stephanie Cohen, known as the “perennial diva,” gave tips on summer gardening in the sometimes irreverent and often funny keynote address of the National Garden Festival in Buffalo (now Gardens Buffalo Niagara). The event was held Saturday, June 19 in the Nichols School in Buffalo. After the talk, Cohen signed copies of her books,…

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Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com is the online gardening magazine for Buffalo and Western New York. How many times have you opened a glossy national gardening magazine and fallen in love with a perennial, only to find it’s not hardy in our region? Or seen an ad for an interesting item, then realized that the nursery is three hours away? At Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, we give you tips that will really work here. We show lots and lots of pictures of gardens that are like yours…