Posts Tagged ‘ Upcoming events for Buffalo area ’

Vendors sought for Garden Art Sale; deadline is March 3

February 14, 2017
Vendors sought for Garden Art Sale; deadline is March 3

Vendors of garden-oriented or nature-themed works that can be displayed in a garden setting are being sought for the Buffalo-style Garden Art Sale to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo. The deadline...
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Gardening classes set in Erie County

January 31, 2017
photo illustration of soil

Communities in Bloom seminars will be held by the Master Gardener program of  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County on Saturday, Feb. 18 and repeated on Feb. 25. The topics for each daylong seminar are: Soil, Soil pH and Composting Winter Sowing & Seed Starting Pruning For each topic, there will be a talk...
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New group forming on permaculture; intro presentations set for Feb. 4 & 11

January 31, 2017
treetops and cloud in Hamburg NY

by Connie Oswald Stofko A new group called Permaculture of Greater Buffalo will hold an introductory presentation on permaculture from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 in Ashker’s Juice Bar & Cafe, 1002 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The same presentation will be given at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at Ashker’s. The room is...
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Order native plants by Feb. 11 through Friends of Reinstein Woods

January 24, 2017
'Tiny Wine' ninebark

Friends of Reinstein Woods is accepting orders for their native perennial plant sale through Saturday, Feb. 11. The sale will raise funds to support environmental education programs offered by Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve. “Native plants are an excellent choice for homeowners and gardeners,” said Brittany Rowan, Friends of Reinstein educator. “They are lower maintenance and...
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Open sessions set for holiday decorating projects at Mischler’s

November 29, 2016
Christmas mini garden

Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses will hold an open session for you to do a couple of holiday decorating projects– decorate a wreath or decorate a miniature garden. It isn’t a class where you have to arrive at a certain time. You can do the projects anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec....
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Poinsettia, Garden Railway Exhibits start Nov. 25 at Botanical Gardens

November 22, 2016
Garden railway

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens are gearing up for the holidays. The whole family can marvel at the colorful, massive displays at Poinsettias: Expect the Unexpected to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 to Sunday, Jan. 8 at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park...
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Take a family photo with poinsettia backdrop at Mischler’s– It’s free

November 22, 2016
take photo with poinsettia backdrop at Mischler's in Amherst NY

The holiday tradition of taking photos with a backdrop of hundreds of poinsettias is being continued again this year at Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouses, 118 South Forest Rd., Williamsville. Snap a family holiday photo with your own camera or phone, using hundreds of Mischler’s poinsettias as your backdrop. Stylish wooden outdoor furniture will be...
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Hear speakers during expanded Orchid Show at Botanical Gardens

November 8, 2016
orchid at Buffalo Botanical Gardens

You can hear international speakers, see orchid vendors from across the United States and view spectacular judged orchid displays in an expanded fall Orchid Show at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo. Hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 and 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday,...
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Get a peek at Christmas during Lockwood’s open house Nov. 12; holiday workshops set

November 1, 2016
wrwreath from Lockwood's Hamburg

Get a first look at displays of Christmas gifts and ornaments during the annual Christmas open house to be held by Lockwood’s Greenhouses from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Lockwood’s, 4484 Clark St., Hamburg. This year they will have a Christmas tote giveaway, Thymes gift basket raffles and a free...
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Hear 45 Gardening Tips in Hamburg

November 1, 2016
floral clock photo illustration by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko I will present “45 Gardening Tips in 45 Minutes” at the meeting of the Hamburg Garden Club at noon Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Hamburg Village Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave., Hamburg. I will share 45 tips that I have come across while writing for Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com, the online gardening magazine...
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