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 draped ivy and a collection of tropical plants and is available for weddings, cocktail parties, showers, meetings and more. Seasonal flower show exhibits may also be seen here throughout the year.
Home to common and not so common flowering houseplants, highlights include many water features, a vine covered gazebo and a relaxing place to place checkers.
A visitor favorite! This exhibit showcases a unique variety of exotic orchids displayed when in bloom. Varieties include many common and unusual species.
Children of all ages will delight in a place to dig, discover and dream as they plant a seed, build a sand castle, water a garden, smell a flower, examine a bug, read a book or touch a fuzzy plant. This garden is indoors and open year-round.
Made possible by D'Youville College School of Pharmacy and Mercy Hospital, part of Catholic Health, the Medicinal Garden is a place to learn the importance of medicinal plants and how they relate to our everyday lives. Begonias are also seen here with vibrant colors and unusually textured leaves.
The largest public ivy collection in the world is featured here. Highlights also include the Bonsai Collection, the Carnivorous the ever popular Sensitive Plant, many flowering trpoical houseplants and the herb collection.
Standing at 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.
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.