Garden Events / August 2018

Colleen Ayson’s Arcangel Gallery exhibit CURIOSITY AND WONDE runs from August 25 to October 14 at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens


August 3-4

The Northwest Buffalo Garden Tour

This self-guided garden tour of the gardens in Northwest Buffalo also includes a plant sale, garden art market, and a guided bus tour.

Friday August 3 at 10 a.m.; Saturday, August 4 at 4 p.m. at St. Mark’s & All Saints Church (311 Ontario St.;


Starry Night Garden Tour

In conjunction with Northwest Buffalo Garden Tour, see the gardens under the stars.

Friday and Saturday 8–10 p.m. at St. Mark’s & All Saints Church (311 Ontario St;


August 4

Beyond Flowers Tour - Sustainability in Action

Witness how Buffalo is going green! Visit a series of environmental successes and meet the individuals who made them happen.

Saturday, August 4 at 10 a.m. at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Parking Lot (589 Ellicott St.;


August 11

East Side Momentum Tour

Visit a variety of sites on this bus tour, including the Vietnamese Buddhist Cultural Center and Farmer Pirates urban farm, that reveal Buffalo’s diversity.

Saturday, August 11 at 9 a.m. at Flying Bison Brewery (840 Seneca St.;


August 12

Girls & Their Dolls Garden Party

Enjoy lunch, doll clothing shopping, and a fairy scavenger hunt in the picture-perfect Hull Family Home garden.

11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Hull Family Home (5976 Genesee St, Lancaster, NY; 716-683-0855)


August 24 & 25


Join field teams led by amateur and professional biologists at Reinstein Woods as they try to count as many species as possible within twenty-four hours.

Located at Reinstein Woods (93 Honorine Drive, Depew; 683-5959)


August 25

Hosta, Daylily & Iris Sale

Purchase some of the hundreds of daylilies, hostas, and irises available while experts answer any and all of your planting inquiries. Presented by WNY Hosta Society, Buffalo Area Daylily Society, and WNY Iris Society.

9 a.m.– 2 p.m. at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (2655 South Park Ave.;



Colleen Ayson

Opening of Colleen Ayson’s Arcangel Gallery exhibit Curiosity and Wonder featuring photography about exploring the alchemy of beauty in nature and creatures that inhabit it.

Exhibit runs from August 25 to October 14 at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (2655 South Park Ave.;


For more to do including festivals and tours, check out our Event page.


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