Garden Education Events

Listed are classes, sales, exhibitions, workshops and presentations to further your knowledge and skills in the gardening realm. Dates and times are subject to change. Please visit the linked websites to find out more for each event.

MAY

Friday, May 13

National Public Gardens Day
$1 entry to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Buffalo
2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Saturday, May 14

Hypertufa Container Workshop
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Flowering Containers 10:00 a.m.
Planting and designing with annuals and tropicals for window boxes, hanging baskets, and patio pots; Marge Vogel and Sally Cunningham ($10) All programs require online pre-registration at www.weknowplants.com, (716) 649-4684.
Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

Tuesday, May 17, 6:30 p.m.

Container Workshops with Marge Vogel
Annuals expert will help you choose plants and design your own hanging basket or patio pot, $39. All programs require online pre-registration at www.weknowplants.com, (716) 649-4684.
Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

Thursday-Saturday, May 19-21

Great Plant Sale Buffalo
Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Tuesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m.

Container Workshops with Marge Vogel
Annuals expert will help you choose plants and design your own hanging basket or patio pot, $39. All programs require online pre-registration at www.weknowplants.com, (716) 649-4684. Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

CCE Erie County Master Gardener Plant Sale
First Presbyterian Church, One Symphony Circle, Buffalo, NY 14201. Parking is available in the church lot. For more information: erie.cce.cornell.edu

JUNE

Saturday and Sunday, June 4 and 5

Bonsai Show Buffalo
Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Saturday, June 4-Sunday, July 10

Garden Railway Exhibit Buffalo
Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Sunday, June 12

Hosta Show Buffalo
Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Saturday, June 18-24

Celebration of Coleus and Color Buffalo
Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Sunday, June 19, 1:00 p.m.

Floral Design Series with David Clark: Vase Arrangement Workshop
Make a beautiful flower arrangement in a glass vase using seasonal garden flowers. Make beautiful flower arrangements with insider techniques from a pro. Materials included, with flowers from Lilies of the Field. (Costs tbd). All programs require online pre-registration at www.weknowplants.com. com, (716) 649-4684. Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25

Fairy Garden Workshop Learn how to design and plant a miniature garden at this hands-on workshop. A morning (10:00 a.m.) and afternoon (2:00 p.m.) workshop will be held each day. $ Fee includes container, plants, soil and fairy or gnome. Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse,, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221, (716) 632-1290, Reservations required.

Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26

Garden Art Sale and Local Plant Society’s Avenue
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Sunday, June 26, 1:00 p.m.

Floral Design Series with David Clark: Fresh Flower Centerpiece
Grace your table with a beautiful centerpiece using fresh floral foam and seasonal garden flowers. Make beautiful flower arrangements with insider techniques from a pro. Materials included, with flowers from Lilies of the Field. (Costs tbd). All programs require online pre-registration at www.weknowplants.com. (716) 649-4684. Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

JULY

Saturday, July 9

Plein Air
Members of area art organizations are invited to set up their easels and create works of art using any of our outdoor gardens or plants as subject for their paintings. FREE. Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse,, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221, (716) 632-1290

Sunday, July 10, 1:00 p.m.

Floral Design Series with David Clark: Hand-Tied Flower Bouquet
Learn how to make a beautiful Europeanstyle gathered bouquet using seasonal garden flowers. Make beautiful arrangements with insider techniques from a pro. Materials included, with flowers from Lilies of the Field. (Costs tbd). All programs require online pre-registration at www.weknowplants.com. com, (716) 649-4684. Lockwood’s Greenhouses, 4484 Clark Street, Hamburg, NY 14075

AUGUST

Saturday, August 20

Hosta, Daylily and Iris Sale
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 3 - Sunday, October 2

Succulent Displays Buffalo
Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24

Octoberfest
Build a scarecrow to take home. Just bring your own clothing and we’ll provide the other materials. Enjoy complimentary cider and donuts. FREE. Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse,, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 632-1290

Wednesday, September 28, 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Fall Garden Classes: Growing Small Fruit
Cornell Cooperative Extension Erie County Master Gardeners. CCE East Aurora, 21 S. Grove Street, East Aurora, NY 14052 To register visit erie.cce.cornell.edu

OCTOBER

Wednesday, October 5, 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Fall Garden Classes: Gardening for Pollinators
CCE Erie County Master Gardeners. CCE East Aurora, 21 S. Grove Street, East Aurora, NY 14052. To register visit erie.cce.cornell.edu

Wednesday, October 12, 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

CCE Erie County Master Gardeners Fall Garden Classes: Importance of Native Plants
CCE Erie County Master Gardeners. CCE East Aurora, 21 S. Grove Street, East Aurora, NY 14052. To register visit erie.cce.cornell.edu

Saturday, October 22

Halloween Mini Garden Workshop
Learn how to design and plant a miniature “Spooky” garden at this hands-on workshop. A morning (10:00 a.m.) and afternoon (2:00 p.m.) workshop are available. Fee includes container, plants, soil and fairy or gnome. Reservations required.
Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse,, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 632-1290

Saturday, October 22 - Sunday, November 13

Chrysanthemum Display
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

NOVEMBER

Saturday and Sunday, November 12-13

Orchid Show Buffalo
Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo 14218 (716) 827-1584, www.BuffaloGardens.com

Friday and Saturday, November 25-26, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Holiday Photo Op
Bring your camera and family, pets too for a unique photo opportunity. Photograph your family surrounded by hundreds of beautiful Mischler Poinsettias. FREE.
Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse,, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 632-1290

DECEMBER

Saturday, December 3, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Festival Photo Op
Bring your camera and family, pets too, for a unique photo opportunity. Photograph your family surrounded by hundreds of beautiful Mischler Poinsettias. Live Music, Refreshments - FREE.
Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse,, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 632-1290

Plant a Christmas Fairy Garden
Decorate a pre-made mini, indoor garden as a holiday gift. ($ includes product and all materials) Walk in - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse,, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 632-1290

Wreath Decorating
Decorate a live evergreen wreath for the holidays. ($ includes product and all materials) Walk in - 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Mischler’s Florist and Greenhouse, 118 So. Forest Rd., Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 632-1290