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Erin Grajek

Buffalo for Real - Buffalo is a garden town! Check it out! 


Please vote for the Botanical Gardens TODAY!

Erin Grajek

  The Botanical Gardens has been nominated! Please take this quick quiz of the Top 20 Places to Take Kids In and Around Buffalo  If the Gardens it is not a listed option for the question please feel free to fill it in next to “other”. Thank you! Voting in our 2012 survey is ending TODAY! VOTE HERE!   


Ken Brown visits the Gardens on October 6!

Erin Grajek

I am so excited about Ken Brown’s presentation at the BBG on Saturday, October 6, at 1:30. For those of you who aren’t familiar with who Ken Brown is, he’s been doing a gardening show on WBEN radio on Saturdays at 11 am for the past 22 years. His show is a call in Q&A on gardening which is always interesting and informative. Ken also operates the Dreams End Christmas tree farm in Holland. Many of us go every year to cut our tree and have a family outing. He also was past Educator at the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Put...


New 5th & 6th Grade Field Trips Offered!

Erin Grajek

Exploration Earth is a new environmental science field trip for 5th and 6th grade students at The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. We kicked off the program in the spring of 2012 and have received excellent reviews thus far. Exploration Earth has been designed to combine environmental stewardship with New York State Science Curriculum, making the program both entertaining and educational. Lesson topics include; What is in the Water, Ecosystem Energy Flow, Intense Energy, and Natural Resources. Each lesson includes a hands-on component to reinforce the topic at hand. An example one of our hands on activities, pertaining to...


BPO at the Gardens

Erin Grajek

This past Friday, the Gardens welcomed the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for a free concert on the Botanical Gardens front lawn.  It was a beautiful night with outstanding music.  Guests enjoyed music from Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, Chicago and more!  Thank you for coming and thank you to the BPO and Trocaire College for making this wonderful free event happen at the Gardens!