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The Orchid Show

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I can’t keep an orchid alive for the life of me. That’s why I leave it up to others to share the joy of the orchid experience. In Buffalo we have an incredible resource when it comes to showcasing the beauty of the exotic orchid. It’s called The Orchid Show, and it’s run by The Niagara Frontier Orchid Society – a group that not only organizes a terrific show, it also promotes the conservation of natural habitats where orchids grow throughout the world.

On the weekend of February 22-23, visitors are invited to come and explore the magical world of orchids, in a one-of-a-kind setting that only the Botanical Gardens can provide.

As if seeing this magnificent display was not enough, guest to the show will also be treated to demonstrations on how to grow and maintain orchids. Hear from experts in the field that include Bloomfield Orchids, Marlow Orchids, Piping Rock Orchids and Hydroponics of Buffalo. Along with the invaluable information, there will also be orchids and growing supplies available for purchase.

Orchid Show February 22 from 10am-5pm and on the 23 from 10am-3pm.

Orchid Show admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors (55+) and students (13+ with ID), $5 for kids 3-12 and members and kids under 3 are free.

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens | 2655 South Park Ave | Buffalo, NY 14218

*Also, while you’re visiting, don’t forget to check out an informative Medicinal Garden Feature that will highlight National Heart Month from 10am-2pm on February 22. A new Arcangel Gallery exhibit will open featuring brothers, David and Julius McCann on February 22 and will run through March 30.

 

Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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