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Six Months of Programming @ Botanical Gardens

Winter does not mean that you have to stop thinking about flowers and gardens. The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society has a ton of horticultural programs and shows that will assuredly keep you and your green thumb happily busy until spring rolls around. Even after the warm weather returns, the Botanical Gardens’ complex is a non-stop flurry of activity that showcases some of the most captivating classes, festivals, tours and tastings, all situated in the midst of abundant vegetation.

Looking to escape from the chill and the snow? Miss the green grass and leaves on the trees? A stop into the Botanical Gardens, for a stroll or a class, is a great way to refuel without going away for a vacation.

Following a is a six month list of programming and functions featured at the complex:

Horticulture II Certificate Classes – continued from 2015

11am-1pm, Garden Members $20 per class, non-members $25 per class

David Clark, Horticulture Educator. David is fast becoming one of the country’s most noted garden speakers! Join him for an entertaining garden education for beginners or gardeners wishing to brush up on skills.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Horticulture II 

HCP 202 – January 9 – Advanced Plant Propagation

HCP 203 – January 16 – Hydroponics

HCP 204 – January 23 -Water Gardening

HCP 205 – January 30 – Practical Principals of Pruning

HCP 206 – February 6 – Introduction to Landscape Design

Wedding Open House – January 14

5:30-7:30pm – January is a perfect month to explore trending wedding ideas for engaged couples.  At our Open House, guests will be able to see ceremony and reception spaces as if they were set up for a real event.  Guests will have a chance to meet our fabulous caterers and our professional event team to ask as many questions as you like.  The Wedding Open House will allow couples to experience what the Botanical Gardens has to offer to make their big day even more special. To register for the Open House, contact us at 827.1584 ext. 220 or events@buffalogardens.com. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Wegmans Family Days
Sponsored by Wegmans
Included with Garden admission – 10am-5pm – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Have fun with your food in the Family Garden and at stations throughout the Gardens between 10am-2pm. See the schedule below for our upcoming themed offerings. While activities are best aligned for children ages 5-12, caregivers of our youngest learners are encouraged to assist with creations!  Included with paid Gardens admission/Membership!  Providing a safe learning environment for children is important.  All activities are peanut-allergy friendly.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

January 16 – Let it Snow

February 20 – Rainforest Exploration

March 19 – Spring Celebration

April 16 – All About Trees

May 21 – Extraordinary Pollinators

June 18 – Desert Adventures

October 15 – Spooky Celebration

November 19 – Harvest Time

December – 10 Santa’s Workshop

Sunday Programming – January 24, February 28, March 20, April 24, May 22

11am-1pm – Kids 5-12 will enjoy these Sunday hands-on activities free with admission to the Gardens.  Activities will be held in the Wegmans Family Garden and are taught by volunteer Docents.

Darleen & Darren Stry – January 16 – March 13

Arcangel Gallery Exhibit – Included with Garden admission – 10am-5pm – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

My 8 year old son Darren and I love the Gardens and all it offers. This gallery of work is our showcase.  It contains our unique perspective photography of the gardens and some of its prominent flowers.  Images include our contest winners, macros, enhanced images, and natural forms.  We hope you enjoy these views as much as we enjoy sharing them with you. – Darleen Stry. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Dollar Day – January 18

10am-5pm, $1, Members & Kids under 3 are free. Visit the Wegmans Family Garden from 11am-2pm for free kids’ activities! Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Amaryllis – January 23 – February 28

Included with Garden admission – 10am-5pm – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!  Enjoy our expanded collection of Amaryllis throughout the Gardens.  A little color goes a long way at this time of year!  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Orchids 2016 – January 23 – February 28

by: The Niagara Frontier Orchid Society & the Gardens

Included with Garden admission – 10am-5pm – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Botanical Gardens’ horticulturists and the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society will come together to create large imaginative forms that will be full of lush greens and colorful orchids.  The Botanical Gardens’ horticulture collection will serve as an amazing backdrop to this wonderful show and a large collection of cymbidiums and amaryllis will be included in many artistic surprises. Hundreds of additional orchids will be on display throughout the conservatory and an additional Award Winning Orchid Show on the final weekend, February 27-28.  Sponsored by: Joe & Diane DiDomenico

Lumagination Launch Party – January 26

6-9pm – Garden Members $30, general public $35, after January 21 $40

Join us as we flip the switch on Lumagination!  Be the first to see the Botanical Gardens lit up with amazing light displays, creative designs and interactive features! Tickets include cocktails from Ketel One Vodka, Bulleit Bourbon and Nolet Gin, wine, beer, light appetizers from Tonawanda Castle Catering, a basket raffle, the inside scoop on this amazing show and more!  Sponsored by: National Grid, Ketel One Vodka, Bulleit Bourbon, Nolet Gin, Mader Construction, Cobey, Ellicott Development, Buffalo Spree, Star 102.5 and Backyard Party Supply.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Lumagination – January 27-30, February 3-6, 10-13, 17-20

$12 adults, $10 Garden Members, seniors & students, $5 kids 3-12, kids 2 and under are free!

6-9pm Wednesdays & Thursdays & 6-10pm Fridays & Saturdays

Inside the Botanical Gardens!

* Guest passes and coupons are not valid

* Tripods are not permitted

* Doors will not open until 6pm

* Tickets go on sale, online only, January 11-24 and will then be available at the door throughout the show

Don’t miss the opportunity to see the Botanical Gardens lit up with amazing light displays, creative designs and interactive features! Produced by Luminated Landscapes. Sponsored by: National Grid, Mader Construction, Cobey, Ellicott Development, Buffalo Spree, Star 102.5 and Backyard Party Supply.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Lumagination Photo Night – February 2

6-9pm – $12 adults, $10 Garden Members, seniors & students, $5 kids 3-12, kids 2 and under are free!

This night is for professional and amateur photographers only. Tripods will be permitted on this night ONLY!  Produced by Luminated Landscapes. Sponsored by: National Grid, Buffalo Spree, Star 102.5 and Backyard Party Supply.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Kids Day – February 16

10am-4pm, Kids 12 and under are free!

Stop by the Wegmans Family Garden and stations throughout the Gardens to participate in fun seasonal activities for kids 5-12 and meet some amazing plants! Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Horticulture III and IV

11am-1pm, Garden Members $105 per series or $22 per class, non-members $130 per series or $27 per class

These classes provide more in-depth gardening information and focus on many popular and relevant topics. Those who complete the full series will be presented with a certificate. Please see the class syllabus online for more details! Horticulture I and II are not a prerequisite. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Horticulture III

HCP 301 – February 20 – Sustainable Landscaping

HCP 302 – February 27 – Gardening with Native Plants

HCP 303 – March 5 – Shade Gardening

HCP 304 – March 12 – Small Space and Urban Gardening

HCP 305 – March 19 – Beneficial Insects & Pollinators

Horticulture IV

HCP 401 – April 9 – Gardening for Wildlife

HCP 402 – April 16 – Four Seasons Gardening

HCP 403 – April 23 – Creative Containers & Raised Beds

HCP 404 – June 4 – Herbs and Medicinal Plants

HCP 405 – June 11 – Backyard Ecology

Intermediate Watercolor

8:45-10:45am, Garden Members $60 per series or $17 per class, non-members $66 per series or $18 per class

Join us at our watercolor classes for friendship and fun! Taught by Joan Saba, professional artist and teacher, these classes fill up quickly; pre-registration (series or per class) is required as space is limited. Participants should have previous watercolor experience Register online or by phone. See our website www.buffalogardens.com  to register, for a syllabus and a suggested list of supplies.

WCA – February 22, 29, March 7, 21

WCB – March 28, April 11, 18, 25

WCC – May 2, 9, 16, 23

WCD – June 6, 13, 20, 27

Beginner Watercolor

5:30-7:30pm, Garden Members $60 per series or $17 per class, non-members $66 per series or $18 per class

Learn to paint with watercolor.  Join artist Joan Saba for evening watercolor classes just for beginners! Learn basic watercolor painting techniques and apply concepts to your own works of art under Joan’s expert instruction. Space is limited!  See our website www.buffalogardens.com  to register, for a syllabus and a suggested list of supplies.

BGA – February 23, March 1, 8, 22

BGB – April 5, 12, 19, 26

BGC – May 3, 10, 31, June 7

Drawing

8:45-10:45am, Garden Members $60 per series or $17 per class, non-members $66 per series or $18 per class

You don’t need much more than paper, pencils and an eraser to create beautiful drawings. All skill levels are welcome! Taught by Joan Saba, professional artist and teacher, these classes fill up quickly; Pre-registration (series or per class) is required as space is limited.  See our website www.buffalogardens.com  to register, for a syllabus and a suggested list of supplies.

DCA- February 24, March 2,9,16

DCB- March 23, April 6, 13, 20

DCC- April 27, May 4, 11, 25

DCD- June 1, 8, 15, last date TBD- either 22 or 29

Kids Art Classes

9-10:30am, Garden Members $35 per series or $13 per class, Non-members $40 per series or $15 per class

Allow your children to express themselves through creativity in art! These multi-medium classes are for kids ages 5-15. A piece of art will be completed at each class. Taught by Joan Saba, professional artist and teacher. All supplies are provided. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

KAA – February 27, March 5, 12

KAB – March 19, April 9, 16

KAC – April 23, May 7, 14

KAD – May 28, June 4, 18

Orchid Show – February 27-28

by: The Niagara Frontier Orchid Society & the Gardens

Saturday – 10am-5pm & Sunday – 10am-3pm

Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

The show includes dozens of amazing orchid exhibits spread throughout the Gardens.  Educational programs will be held both days for growing orchids and other aspects of indoor gardening. Orchids and supplies will be for sale from various vendors.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Medicinal Garden Feature – February 27

10am-2pm – National Heart Month

Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Activities include: botanical displays highlighting the plant sources for medications used to treat medical conditions related to the heart and cardiovascular system, blood pressure education and screenings.  Catholic Health’s Mission on the Move team will provide health screenings.  Sponsored by: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health and D’Youville School of Pharmacy.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Yoga – Starts March 2

5:30-6:45pm – $100 per 10 week series or $15 per class

Free to eligible BlueCross BlueShield of WNY members

Gentle hatha yoga, designed for all ages and fitness levels. Led by Leanne Oldenbrook from Oasis Yoga and Wellness (Crescent Moon Yoga). Register for one or all sessions, contact Leanne at 864.1194 or crescmnyoga@yahoo.com  or online www.cmyoga.comSponsored by: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health.

Spring – March 2, 9, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11

Summer – June 1, 8, 15 or 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10

Orchid Sale – March 5

10am-4pm, Free to the public

Located in the Administration Building.  The sale will include all types of orchids from our orchid exhibit

and from our collection.  While supplies last! Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Our Victorian Garden – Yesterday and Today – March 5

Guided Tour – 9am – Garden Members $12, Non-Members $15

Join us as we take a trip in time to discover the Gardens in the Victorian era on this special themed tour. Period dress is encouraged- wear your best hat. Tea, coffee and cookie reception to follow. Includes admission to the Gardens after the program’s conclusion. Registration is required – go online or call 827.1584 ext. 292. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

South Towns Camera Club – March 18 – May 15

Arcangel Gallery Exhibit – Included with Garden admission – 10am-5pm – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Spring Flower Exhibit – Featuring photographs created by the members of award-winning South Towns Camera Club.  Photos will include the Gardens’ beautiful Easter time displays.  The club meets in the Hamburg Community Center September-May.  Visitors are always welcome. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Taste of Paradise – March 18

6-9pm – Garden Members $30, Non-Members $35, After March 9 $40

Enjoy drinks from the Captain!  Soak in the vibrant colors and tastes of the Gardens while you sip tropical cocktails from Captain Morgan, enjoy the fresh smells of spring, taste herbs, fruits and savory delights and listen to the sounds of tropical fun!  Tickets include cocktails from the Captain, wine, beer and delicious tidbits from: Buffalo’s Best, Country Club Catering, Ilio DiPaolo’s, Lucarelli’s, Obviously Avi Catering, Oliver’s, Salvatore’s and Tonawanda Castle Catering. Purchase tickets on our website. Sponsored by; M&T Bank, Captain Morgan, Buffalo Spree, Star 102.5 and Backyard Party Supply. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Spring Flowers – March 19 – April 10

10am-5pm daily – Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Don’t miss WNY’s favorite Easter tradition!  The Gardens will be FILLED with spring colors and fragrances, the Farm will be open from 10am-4pm daily.  Visit baby bunnies, chicks and more. The Easter Bunny will visit the Gardens March 25 & 26 from 10am-5pm.  Sponsored by: M&T Bank, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County, 4-H, Buffalo Spree and Star 102.5. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Medicinal Garden Feature – March 19

10am-2pm – Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Nutrition & Poison Prevention Month – Activities include: presentations about the benefits of foods from plants containing health-promoting compounds; botanical displays of edible plants which are good for health; and common local plants which may be toxic to humans and pets.  Sponsored by: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health and D’Youville School of Pharmacy.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Easter Egg Hunt – March 26

11am – Pre-Registration Only! Garden Members $8, non-members $10, After March 13 $12 – Register early!

The Hunt sells out every year!  Register online. Kids ages seven and under are eligible to participate in the Hunt.  Collect two eggs to exchange for a great prize! The Hunt is outside so dress accordingly and bring a bag or basket to collect eggs.  Hunters are admitted free to the Gardens this day!  If you plan to visit the Gardens this day before or after the hunt, Garden admission will apply.  Inside – kids of all ages can enjoy fun activities: a scavenger hunt, games, the 4H Farm, prizes and more!  Food trucks on site this day! M&T Bank, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County, 4-H, Buffalo Spree and Star 102.5. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Great Plant Sale Pre-Order – Orders due April 8

Order plants online at www.buffalogardens.com and pick up your order at the Great Plants Sale May 19-21. Perennials include: Athyrium ‘Pictum’, Carex ‘Snow Cap’, Coreopsis ‘Berry Chiffon’,Hibiscus ‘Tie Dye’, Hosta ‘Lakeside Paisley Print’,  Iris ‘Concertina’, Oenothera Ozark Sundrops, Pennisetum ‘Desert Plains’ and Salvia ‘Pink Dawn’.  Shrubs include: Abelia ‘Ruby Anniversary’, Buddleia ‘Adonis Blue’, Callicarpa ‘Profusion’,  Caryopteris ‘Beyond Midnight’,  Cephalanthus ‘Sugar Shack’, Hydrangea ‘Cityline Mars’, Hydrangea paniculata ‘Fire Light’, Itea ‘Little Henry’, and Vitex ‘BLUE DIDDLEY’, Annuals include: Apricot Peony Aster, Browallia speciose ‘Marine Bells’ , Celosia cristata  ‘Bombay Bronze’, New Guinea Impatiens ‘Divine Pink’, Nigella damascene, Pennisetum ‘Purple Majesty’, Petunia ‘Burgundy Velour’, Petunia ‘Espresso Frappe Rose’, Salvia  ‘Victoria Blue’, Snapdragon ‘Burgundy White’ , Thunbergia alata – Orange Eye, Verbena ‘Waterfall Mix’, and Vinca pacifica ‘Burgundy Halo’. Sponsored by Buffalo Spree. Go to www.buffalogardens.com to order and for more information.

Medicinal Garden Feature – April 9

10am-2pm – Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

World Health Week – Activities include: Good things to eat, things you can do each day to improve your general health, botanicals used in traditional medicine and/or are currently used for medicinal purposes, stress relief ideas and foods that come from all over the world.  Sponsored by: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health and D’Youville School of Pharmacy. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Beginning Bonsai Workshop – April 21 & April 22

Make-it, Take it Workshop

April 21 – 6-9pm, Garden Members $75, non-members $80 & April 22 – 6-9pm, Garden Members $75, non-members $80

Celebrate trees with these hands-on workshops by fashioning a live bonsai tree while learning about the art of bonsai, techniques and styles with the Buffalo Bonsai Society. All materials are provided.  You may wish to bring gardening gloves and a large box for transport. Space is limited in each session.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Black Friday – Spent Spring Bulb Sale – April 29

9am, $10 per bag – BULBS GO FAST! Get here early!  Buyers line up around 7am and bulbs are gone quickly. Doors open at 9am. We are pulling thousands of bulbs and they all must go!  We provide a bag and you fill it – limit 3 bags per person! Sale is in the garage behind the Gardens.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Arbor Day Tree Tours – April 29

4pm – Garden Members & non-members $10 or 6pm – Garden Members & non-members $10

The Gardens has recently received Level II Accreditation as an Arboretum through ArbNet, the interactive community of arboreta! Celebrate Arbor Day by visiting some of the trees in our outdoor collections while learning the basics of tree identification. Walks take place rain or shine.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Fairy and Gnome Festival – April 30

10am-5pm – Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Receive $1 off admission for visitors in costume.  Celebrate spring with fairies and garden gnome friends! Join us for fun activities including fairy-themed crafts and activities, a special scavenger hunt, view the Fairy House Contest entries and vote for your favorites.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Fairy and Gnome House Contest

Entry fee: Garden Members $5, non-members $8

Attention scouts, classrooms, families and other groups! Build a fairy house and enter it into our contest! Registration is due by April 15. All submitted houses will be on display for the Festival on April 30. Winners will be chosen at the Festival and various prizes will be awarded, including an hour-long education program here at the Gardens for your group. Check our website for more information and for a contest entry form! Go towww.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Fairy Garden Make-It Take-It – April 30

Kids Make-it, Take it Workshop

9am – Garden Members $15, non-members $20, 3pm – Garden Members $15, non-members $20

Kids ages 5-12 will make a miniature garden for fairies or gnomes during this fun workshop. We’ll be using found and natural materials to make the perfect hideaway during this hour-long workshop. Beds made from moss, twig fences, seed mailboxes-what will your imagination create? Containers, soil and plants are included. Parents and guardians are encouraged to work with their child to create their masterpiece. Add on pre-made twig furniture! $5 additional for two pieces. Space is limited! Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

National Public Gardens Day – May 13

$1, Members and kids 2 and under are free.

National Public Gardens Day is a national day of celebration to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and their important role in environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation, and education in communities nationwide. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Hypertufa Container Workshop – May 14

Make-it, Take it Workshop

9am, Garden Members $25, non-memberss $30    OR    1pm Garden Members $25, non-members $30

Get messy and creative at the Gardens with one of our most popular workshops! Fashion your own unique planting container from peat moss, Portland cement and perlite. Wear clothing you do not mind getting dirty. Bring one container in which to mold your creation. Containers should be no larger than 12” X 16”.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Medicinal Garden Feature – May 14

10am-2pm – Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Arthritis Awareness & Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month

Activities include: educational presentations and displays about prevention, identification and treatment of arthritis and osteoporosis; botanical displays of plants from which current medications are derived from and which future medications are being researched.  Catholic Health’s WomenCare will provide bone density screenings. Sponsored by: Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health and D’Youville School of Pharmacy.Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

The Great Plant Sale – May 19-21

May 19 – 4-7pm – Members and Volunteers Only! Open to the Public May 20 10am-8pm & May 21 9am-4pm – In the Administration Building

Don’t miss the Greatest Plant Sale of the year! Highlights include: hanging baskets, ornamental trees & shrubs Japanese maples, rare and unusual plants, unusual ornamentals, native plants, tropical plants, annuals, perennials, and much, much more!! Sponsored by: Buffalo Spree, Star 102.5 and Backyard Party Supply. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Rachel & Matthew Norvilitis – May 21 – August 7

Arcangel Gallery Exhibit – Included with Garden admission – 10am-5pm – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Sibling Revelry – Rachel, 14, and Matthew, 12, have been taking pictures most of their lives.  This show highlights their love of the Gardens and showcases their different perspectives.  This is Rachel’s third show and Matthew’s first. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Bonsai Show – June 4-5

by The Buffalo Bonsai Society and the Gardens

10am-5pm – Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

Bonsai masters and novices display their prized trees at their peak.  Do not miss this once-a-year opportunity to see these meticulously manicured trees all in one place. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Hosta Show – June 12

10am-4pm – by the Western New York Hosta Society

Included with Garden Admission – $9 adults, $8 seniors (55+), $8 students (13+ with ID), $5 Kids 3-12, members and kids 2 and under are free!

A very unique show!  Hundreds of single hosta leaves (not the flowers) will be displayed in vases and grouped by size and color and judges will analyze each leaf for awards. There will also be potted hostas on display and with so many different varieties and cultivars, visitors will be amazed by the diversity.  Throughout the show experts and enthusiasts will be available to answer questions and offer advice on growing these beautiful plants.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

Art Camp

9am-12pm, Garden Members $95 per series or $19 per day, Non-members $105 per series or $21 per day

For elementary age kids – completed kindergarten through 6th grade with exception of Advanced Art Camp weeks. Join us for artistic fun! Pre-registration is required, and completed camp forms are due by the Wednesday before each camp session. Forms available on our website. Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

AC 1 – July 11-15 – Multi-Medium

AC 2 – July 18-22 – Painting

AC 3 – July 25-29 – Drawing

AAC 1 – August 1-5- Multi-Medium Advanced Art Camp (Ages 10-16) with previous art experience

AC 4 – August 8-12 – Multi-Medium

AC 5 – August 15-19 – Painting

AC 6 – August 22-26 – Drawing

SAVE by participating in Art AND Junior Botanist camps! 9am-4pm, Garden Members $150 or $30/day, Non-members $160 or $32/day. Campers staying for both camps will need to bring a bagged lunch. Lunchtime is from 12-12:30. Campers coming just for the afternoon session are welcome to join their friends at lunchtime and bring their lunch too.

Junior Botanist Camp

12:30pm-4pm, Garden Members $95 per series or $19 per day, Non-members $105 per series or $21 per day

For elementary age kids – completed kindergarten through 6th grade.  Kids will become Junior Botanists for the week; exploring the Gardens, learning about plants, playing games, making a plant to take home and other fun activities. Pre-registration is required and completed camp forms are due by the Wednesday before each camp session.  Go to www.buffalogardens.com for more information.

BC 1 – July 11-15 – Wild and Wacky Water

BC 2 – July 18-22 – Bats, Bees and Butterflies: Pollinators

BC 3 – July 25-29 – Plants We Munch: Edible Garden

BC 4 – August 8-12 – Plants and our Planet Week

BC 5 – August 15-19 – Survival Adventure Week

BC 6 – August 22-26 – Nature Explorers Week

SAVE by participating in Art AND Junior Botanist camps! 9am-4pm, Garden Members $150 or $30/day, Non-members $160 or $32/day. Campers staying for both camps will need to bring a bagged lunch. Lunchtime is from 12-12:30. Campers coming just for the afternoon session are welcome to join their friends at lunchtime and bring their lunch too.

Lead photo: Paul Pearson from the #buffalobonsaisociety leads a demo on creating a juniper #bonsai.

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