Ken Brown visits the Gardens on October 6!
I am so excited about Ken Brown’s presentation at the BBG on Saturday, October 6, at 1:30. For those of you who aren’t familiar with who Ken Brown is, he’s been doing a gardening show on WBEN radio on Saturdays at 11 am for the past 22 years. His show is a call in Q&A on gardening which is always interesting and informative. Ken also operates the Dreams End Christmas tree farm in Holland. Many of us go every year to cut our tree and have a family outing. He also was past Educator at the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Put...
New 5th & 6th Grade Field Trips Offered!
Exploration Earth is a new environmental science field trip for 5th and 6th grade students at The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. We kicked off the program in the spring of 2012 and have received excellent reviews thus far. Exploration Earth has been designed to combine environmental stewardship with New York State Science Curriculum, making the program both entertaining and educational. Lesson topics include; What is in the Water, Ecosystem Energy Flow, Intense Energy, and Natural Resources. Each lesson includes a hands-on component to reinforce the topic at hand. An example one of our hands on activities, pertaining to...
BPO at the Gardens
This past Friday, the Gardens welcomed the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for a free concert on the Botanical Gardens front lawn. It was a beautiful night with outstanding music. Guests enjoyed music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, Chicago and more! Thank you for coming and thank you to the BPO and Trocaire College for making this wonderful free event happen at the Gardens!
Starry Night in the Garden 2012
Last night was Starry Night in the Garden. It was a smashing success! Thank you to Entercom Buffalo for helping to ensure the Botanical Gardens thrives for generations to come! Thank you to everyone that came and had a great time. Thank you to all the wineries, restaurants and breweries that participated to make our guests feel at home. Thank you to all the vendors, sponsors, volunteers, interns and staff! Thank you to Lucarelli's Banquet Center for always supporting the Gardens. Thank you to our fantastic team of volunteers that always go above and beyond to help our staff. Thank...
Best of WNY Awards
The Botanical Gardens is a winner! Last night at Shea's Performing Arts Center, Buffalo Spree held their annual Best of WNY Awards Party. The public voted and the Gardens is a winner! The Best Place for a Family Outing - The Botanical Gardens! Thank you to everyone who voted!