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A NEW Find Your Wings Week Is Announced at the Botanical Gardens!

Erin Grajek

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A NEW Find Your Wings Week Is Announced at the Botanical Gardens!

Buffalo, NY - Fairies will fill the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens during a new celebration of all things winged at Find Your Wings Week at the Botanical Gardens. Celebrate during the day for the Spring Flower Exhibit or in the evening for Gardens After Dark: Fantastic Fairies April 14 through 18. To expand on the fairy fun, the annual Fairy Festival is also planned for April 17 through 18 during the day.   During Find Your Wings Week, April 14 through 18, visitors will enjoy the Spring Flower Exhibit, sponsored by M&T Bank. The exhibit will be decorated with some imaginative fairy surprises and will be open daily from 10:00am to...


Why Grow Carrots Indoors?

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Why Grow Carrots Indoors?

WHY GROW CARROTS INDOORS? By: Laura Melchor Gardener's Path Aside from the delight of reaping a year-round harvest from your own indoor garden, why else should you grow these bright and sweet veggies indoors? When they’re grown outdoors, these tasty roots often struggle to push down through dirt that isn’t loose, resulting in deformities. Nonetheless, I was so proud of my deformed carrots, the first grown in my outdoor garden since moving to Alaska. But when I put one in my mouth, I was met with a bitter shock: they did not taste good. Photo by Laura Melchor. When I...


Feature in Big Train Operator Magazine

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Feature in Big Train Operator Magazine

Buffalo Botanical Gardens Annual Layoutby Charles BartelBig Train Operator Magazine - Spring 2021 "The Western New York Railway Society has been doing this display for about 15 years.  It is a major attraction for the Gardens in the winter time and draws a large number of visitors just for the trains, especially this year (2020) when there were no other local displays."  CLICK HERE to read our feature in Big Train Operator Magazine!


The Great Plant Sale is Available Online Now through April 15 with Curbside Pickup in May!

Erin Grajek

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The Great Plant Sale is Available Online Now through April 15 with Curbside Pickup in May!

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is holding their annual Great Plant Sale Online for the second year in a row.  Since December 2020, different categories of plants have been released to the public on the fifteenth of the month with early access to members on the fourteenth.  March 15 will be the last release and all orders are due by April 15.  Orders placed online will be available for pick up at the Botanical Gardens in early May just in time for the start of gardening season.    This year, The Great Plant Sale Online is extremely organized and bigger and better than ever before!...


SPRING... a Spectacular Time of Year at the Botanical Gardens – During the Day and After Dark!

Erin Grajek

SPRING... a Spectacular Time of Year at the Botanical Gardens – During the Day and After Dark!

Buffalo, NY - Spring cannot seem to come soon enough this year and the Botanical Gardens will be bursting with color this spring during Western New York’s favorite spring tradition, the Spring Flower Exhibit.  From March 20 through April 18 over 22,000 bulbs will be on display as well as fragrant shrubs and flowers of various kinds. To complement the Spring Exhibit a special Wegmans Family Day - Flower Fest is planned for March 21 and a new and memorable experience, Gardens After Dark: Spring Flowers will be held on select evenings March 26 through April 11.  During the Spring Flower Exhibit, visitors will experience the sights and...