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Medicinal Garden Launches

Erin Grajek

Tags Garden

September 23, 2011 The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. is collaborating with D’Youville College School of Pharmacy and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health, to create indoor and outdoor Medicinal Gardens at the Botanical Gardens. To celebrate this collaboration and the beginning of work on the gardens, the three organizations will host a reception to launch the indoor collection and highlight plans for the outdoor garden on Wednesday, October 5 at 4:00pm. The reception will include live demonstrations from D’Youville College School of Pharmacy faculty and staff, information sessions with a representative from the Seneca...


John R. Oishei Foundation

Erin Grajek

Tags foundations, funding, garden

October 24, 2011 The John R. Oishei Foundation has extended a generous core improvements grant to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. in the amount of $200,000. The Botanical Gardens will use these funds to update its Strategic Plan and support the growth of educational programs and horticultural exhibit offerings. The grant funds from the John R. Oishei Foundation will also help sustain and enhance the tremendous growth the Botanical Gardens has experienced in admission, membership, shows and events. By attracting new audiences and educating more children, the Botanical Gardens is properly positioned to evolve as the...