Standingat 67' tall, the Palm Dome is full of magnificent palms and tropical fruit trees. As visitors enter, a globe introduces the Gardens’ long-term renovation project with a theme The Buffalo Meridian. This theme will take visitors on a walking tour through the Gardens and around the world. Guests will visit various locales and plant collections found along the Buffalo Meridian...a line circumnavigating the globe, connecting us to other people, places and plants.
This special immersion exhibit about the Everglades showcases different native habitats, a self-sustaining vivarium, plants and animal species. Learn the importance of maintaining wetlands, the natural water filtration system of the world.
This exhibit engages visitors to experience epiphytes the way they would live
200' above the rainforest floor. Exotic orchids, bromeliads and tillandsia
varieties are part of this natural exhibit.
This house is home to beautifully draped ivy and a collection of tropical plants. It is part of seasonal flower shows throughout the year and is available for weddings, special events, cocktail parties, showers, meetings and more. Call 716.827.1584 ext. 219 for rental information.
The largest public ivy collection in the world is featured in this house. Some of the 400-plus ivy cultivars are displayed throughout this exhibit among varieties of herbs and scented geraniums. A delight to the senses, this exhibit highlights many water features, a vine covered gazebo and grotto.
A visitor favorite! This exhibit showcases a unique variety of exotic orchids displayed when in bloom. Varieties include many common and unusual species.
Begonias are known for their colorful and unusually textured leaves. No matter the time of year, all begonia varieties are simply magnificent.
Highlights include the Bonsai Collection, the Carnivorous Plant Collection, the
Medicinal Garden and the very popular Sensitive Plant. There are also many
common and not so common flowering houseplants in this exhibit. Check our
website for upcoming Medicinal Garden features.
This collection of succulents features many varieties found in American deserts, including the giant cacti and agave plants. Euphorbs and sansevierias found in the African deserts can also be seen. Highlights include varieties of lithops and a unique collection of succulents from South Africa.
The centerpiece in this exhibit is a 30' waterfall surrounded by banana trees. The pond is home to aquatic plants and koi fish of all sizes. The large dinosaur topiaries forage among ferns and cycads, ancient survivors of plant evolution.
March through October – Seasonal combinations of thousands of spring bulbs, annuals and tropical plants (depending on the season) greet visitors as they approach the main entrance.
June through October – This garden contains rich and beautiful colors of extra hardy and disease resistant rose cultivars. You can take notes for a carefree home garden.
March through October – Home to rare and unusual perennials, annuals, shrubs
and trees, this beautiful garden is home to vignettes of masterfully selected
combinations of foliage and flowering plants. This garden presents ever
changing vistas of color throughout the seasons. Designated as a Peace Garden,
this garden delights the senses and is a beautiful place for spiritual healing
and reflection. This garden is also the perfect place for special occasion
photos, wedding or renewal vows. Call 716.827.1584 ext. 219 for reservation
information. Click here for news about our Bi-national Peace Garden dedication.
Late May through October – This garden is designed to stimulate the senses. Fragrant herbs, a colorful butterfly garden and a cascading water feature highlight this hands-on garden. Soil exploration areas, a compost area and digging areas encourage kids to explore gardening.