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Orchid Show to brighten Botanical Gardens

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Wed, Oct 9th 2019 03:20 pm
Image courtesy of The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Image courtesy of The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will burst with orchids at its annual fall orchid showAnchor from 10 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10.

Along with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society, the Botanical Gardens will host this popular annual orchid showcase with dozens of hand-picked and award-winning orchid exhibits. These unique exhibits will be dispersed throughout the Botanical Gardens for visitors to enjoy.

For those who want to expand their orchid knowledge, informal educational presentations will be held at 2 p.m. both days discussing growing orchids and other aspects of indoor orchid gardening. During the show, orchids of many varieties and sizes as well as growing supplies will be for sale through local vendors.

The Niagara Frontier Orchid Society’s mission is to seek to promote the culture and enjoyment of orchids, and aims to further every member’s orchid-related knowledge. It is dedicated to encouraging the protection of orchids and their conservation in natural habitats around the world. For more information on the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society, visit www.niagarafrontierorchids.org.

The Orchid Show is included with Botanical Gardens’ admission. Tickets can be purchased online at buffalogardens.com or inside the Botanical Gardens at the admission desk.

Use #OrchidShow and tag @Buffalogardens when posting on social media. Proceeds benefit the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with a mission to inspire curiosity and connect people to the natural world through its historic living museum.

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