July 2017 Garden Events




Garden Walk

Photo by Don Zinteck

 

July 8 

Amherst Garden Walk 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Town of Amherst (111 Campus Drive West, Amherst; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

Scene Around Town (Springville) Garden Walk

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Fiddler’s Green Park (Franklin and S. Buffalo St., Springville; gardensbuffaloniagara.com)

 

Lockport Twilight in the Garden Walk

6:30–9 p.m. start at Kenan Center (433 Locust St., Lockport; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 8–9

Hamburg Garden Walk 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Memorial Park (Lake and Union Sts., Hamburg; gardensbuffaloniagara.com)

 

Lockport in Bloom Garden Walk

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Kenan Center (433 Locust St., Lockport; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 9

Grand Island Garden Walk 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Town Commons Gazebo (Whitehaven at Baseline Rd., Grand Island; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

Snyder-CleveHill Garden View

More than thirty private and public garden spaces 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Trillium’s Courtyard Florist (2195 Kensington Ave., Amherst; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 10August 18

Nature Explores Art and Science Camp at Botanical Gardens

Campers discover plants and the natural world through art and science. 

 

July 10–14: Wild and Wacky

July 17–21: Pollinators

July 24–28: Plants we eat

July 31–Aug 4: Plants and our Planet 

Weekdays, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (2655 South Park Ave.; gardensbuffaloniagara.com) 

 

July 14 

City of Tonawanda Garden Walk Friday Night Lights

More than thirty gardens, including water gardens, rock gardens, koi ponds, and meditation gardens

8:30–11 p.m. start at City of Tonawanda Public Library (333 Main St., City of Tonawanda; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

Lancaster Garden Walk night showing

A free night showing of about ten gardens

8:45–10:45 p.m. start at Two Chicks and a Rooster (732 Aurora St., Lancaster; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 15

City of Tonawanda Garden Walk 

A free walk featuring more than 30 gardens, including water gardens, rock gardens, koi ponds, and meditation gardens. 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Tonawanda City Hall (200 Niagara St., Tonawanda; gardensbuffaloniagara.com)

 

Garden Walk of Niagara Falls, USA

This walk will include a tour, noted speakers, activities for children, and more.

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Niagara Falls Public Library (1425 Main St., Niagara Falls; buffalo-niagaragardening.com

 

Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk

A free walk featuring 70 private and public gardens in University Heights and Eggertsville.

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery (1 Martha Jackson Place; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

Village of Williamsville Garden Walk

A mix of about thirty English, cottage, urban, organic, fruit, and vegetable gardens 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Williamsville Village Hall (5565 Main St., Williamsville, gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

Capen by Night Garden Walk

Featuring about seventy private and public gardens in University Heights and Eggertsville

8–10 p.m. start at University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery (1 Martha Jackson Place; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 15–16 

Lancaster Garden Walk

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Two Chicks and a Rooster (732 Aurora St., Lancaster; gardensbuffaloniagara.com)

 

July 16 

South Buffalo Alive

This tour features the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Cazenovia Park and South Park.

9 a.m.–3 p.m. start at Tim Russert’s Children’s Garden (2002 South Park Ave.; gardensbuffaloniagara.com)

 

Summer Tree Tours at Botanical Gardens

Explore the outdoor gardens and learn about the trees and shrubs that have been planted.

11 a.m. at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (2655 South Park Ave.; gardensbuffaloniagara.com) 

 

July 19 

Evening in the Garden 

This event will be activities and a tour.

6 p.m. start at Frank Bratt Agricultural Center (3542 Turner Rd., Jamestown; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 2122

Ken-Ton Garden Tour Night Lights

This tour features over 50 different gardens with many water features and great landscapes. 

8:30–11 p.m. start at Aquatic and Fitness Center (1 Pool Plaza, Tonawanda; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 2223

Ken-Ton Garden Tour 

Over fifty different gardens with many water features 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Aquatic and Fitness Center (1 Pool Plaza, Tonawanda; gardensbuffaloniagara.com)

 

West Seneca Garden and Home Tour

More than thirty gardens 

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at The Charles Burchfield Nature Center (2001 Union Center, West Seneca; gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

July 29–30

Garden Walk Buffalo

America’s largest garden tour includes more than 400 residential gardens as well as community and public gardens

10 a.m.–4 p.m. start at Richmond Summer Senior Center, 337 Summer St..; Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Pkwy. (gardensbuffaloniagara.com

 

OPEN GARDENS

Not able to see even a quarter of the gardens during the Buffalo Garden Walk? Tired of the crowds? Too busy on Saturdays and Sundays to get to the regional walks? Check out the Open Gardens program, which offers twelve groups of exceptional gardens throughout the region, open weekly throughout July. There is always plenty of time to fully explore the gardens and chat with the gardeners. 

 

Only the general neighborhoods and dates are listed here. Visit gardensbuffaloniagara.com for the exact addresses of the gardens, or pick up an Open Gardens book. 

 

July 6–28

Thursdays & Fridays 

Southtowns Bouquet (check for times, which vary)

 

July 6–27

Thursdays, 2–6 p.m.

Delaware District, 2–6 p.m.

Elmwood Village & Allentown, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Parkside Neighborhood, 2–6 p.m.

Northtowns East (check for times, which vary)

Northtowns West (check for times, which vary)

Lancaster (check for times, which vary)

 

July 7–28

Fridays

Niagara Trail (check for times, which vary)

East Aurora and Holland (check for times, which vary)

Cottage District & Kleinhans area, 2–6 p.m.

South Buffalo & the Old First Ward (check for times, which vary)

Lakeshore, 5–8 p.m

 

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