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Fairies and Gnomes Visit the Botanical Gardens this Spring!

Erin Grajek

Buffalo, NY - Fairies and gnomes are mystical and magical creatures and the Botanical Gardens will celebrate their charm with the Fairy and Gnome House Contest, the Fairy and Gnome Festival, Fairy Garden Make-It Take-It Workshops on May 4 and the Fairy and Gnome House Exhibit from May 4 through May 20. The Botanical Gardens is looking for imaginative minds to enter the Fairy and Gnome House Contest.  Anyone can enter including scout groups, classrooms, families, individuals, neighborhoods or teams. “House” is open to interpretation. Participants are encouraged to be creative to construct original houses, gardens, camp grounds or wherever you...


Taste of Paradise - A Retro Hawaiian Party with Captain Morgan Is Planned at the Botanical Gardens

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Buffalo, NY - Step back in time and enjoy a retro Hawaiian party at Taste of Paradise on April 12 from 6:00-9:00pm at the Botanical Gardens. This lively event celebrates spring and the Botanical Gardens with an open bar of signature cocktails from Captain Morgan, beer, wine, live music, entertainment, a great raffle and hors d’oeuvres from local caterers. Spring is long overdue and Taste of Paradise is a vibrant and fun event that is held inside the Botanical Gardens. Visitors will arrive to outdoor fire dancers (weather dependent), a free tropical inspired gift and the amazing Botanical Gardens that...


SPRING … a Spectacular Time of Year at the Botanical Gardens!

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SPRING … a Spectacular Time of Year at the Botanical Gardens!

Buffalo, NY - Spring is a very busy season at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens with something to offer all ages.  Opening March 30, the Spring Exhibit will indulge visitors in the beautiful colors and fragrances of spring and a chance to meet bunnies, chicks and ducklings as part of a redesigned 4-H Mini Farm.  During the Spring Season, the Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance on April 13, 19 and 20. The traditional Easter season would not be complete without the annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 13 and a Wegman’s Family Day Spring Celebration...


The Botanical Gardens Celebrates the Healing Power of Plants, Arbor Day and “Upcycling” Plants this Spring

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Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced the Healing Power of Plants which will take place on March 30 from 10:00am-3:00pm, a celebration of Arbor Day 2019 on April 26 and in the spirit of upcycling plants, they announced their popular Spring Bulb Sale which will take place on May 4 from 8:00-11:00am. Organizers of the Healing Power of Plants encourage visitors to explore the healing power of plants for mind, body, and spirit. Held on March 30, from 10:00am-3:00pm this event is an opportunity to explore the many healing properties of plants and the natural...


Botanical Gardens’ Great Plant Sale Pre-Orders due April 5

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Botanical Gardens’ Great Plant Sale Pre-Orders due April 5

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announces their Great Plant Sale Pre-Order. The Horticulture Team and Volunteer Committee have chosen a unique list of perennials, shrubs, and annuals to be a part of this exclusive sale. There is an impressive selection of new plants this year and orders are due April 5. Experts have hand-picked a special group of plants called Hot Picks (HP). Hot Picks are the newest, most unique plants that will make a splash in any garden. For another year the Botanical Gardens is honored to welcome back Proven Winners™ (PW) plants. Proven...