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The Botanical Gardens is Recruiting New Volunteers

Andy Grinsfelder

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is recruiting new volunteers. Volunteers at the Botanical Gardens support many different aspects of the organization.  They learn new skills and can make new friends with common interests. Volunteer Orientation will be held at the Botanical Gardens on June 12 from 10am to 2:30pm and is offered free of charge. Botanical Gardens’ volunteers are truly part of their family.  Volunteers learn about plants and provide support for ever-growing programs. There are many volunteer opportunities at the Botanical Gardens including horticulture, facilities, administration, visitor services, weddings, special events, education and docents. Individuals may...


A Bonsai Show, a Hosta Show and a Hosta, Daylily and Iris Sale
are Planned at the Botanical Gardens This Summer

Erin Grajek

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is excited to announce the annual Bonsai Show that will take place June 1 and 2 from 10:00am-4:30pm, the unique Hosta Show that will be held on June 9 from 10:00am-4:00pm and a Hosta, Daylily and Iris Sale that will be on August 24 from 9:00am-2:00pm.  All three events will be held on the Buffalo Botanical Gardens’ campus. The Buffalo Bonsai Society and the Buffalo Botanical Gardens proudly present the Bonsai Show June 1 through 2 from 10:00am-4:30pm.  Attendees will have the opportunity to talk with members of the Bonsai...


The Botanical Gardens Announces Their Annual Great Plant Sale!

Erin Grajek

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will hold their annual Great Plant Sale on May 16, 17, and 18. On May 16 the sale will only be open to Botanical Gardens’ members and volunteers from 4-8pm.  The sale will then open to the public on May 17 from 10am-8pm and May 18 from 9am-4pm. This year, The Great Plant Sale is bigger and better than ever! Be the envy of all your neighbors with exciting and unusual plants not found anywhere else such as; exotic Japanese maples, Ginkgo trees, expanded vegetable and herb selections, native and drought-tolerant...


Under the Dome - May 2019

Erin Grajek

Check out all the upcoming events, programs and exhibits at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens!  


Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Botanical Gardens

Erin Grajek

  Buffalo, NY - If you are looking to take mom somewhere special this Mother’s Day or need a unique gift for her, look no further! The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will celebrate moms with a Mother’s Day membership markdown, discounting memberships 20%, from April 22 through May 10. During Mother’s Day weekend, May 11 and 12, the Botanical Gardens will be open to delight mothers and their families from 10am through 4:30pm. Don’t forget to plan ahead and purchase a gift certificate for an upcoming class, workshop or event. The Gift Shop will also be stocked with last...