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Friday, June 30th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 30, 2017

 

Garden Tour of 35 Acre Museum Campus

Led by the Master Gardeners of Erie and Niagara Counties

 

AMHERST, NY – On Wednesday, July 5, from 10:00 – 11:00 am Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village (BNHV) will host a tour of the gardens housed upon its 35 acre grounds. The tour has been organized by the Master Gardeners of Erie and Niagara Counties, who curate and maintain the gardens on BNHV’s grounds. The tour will be led by a museum docent, who will present an overview of the historic village and its 11 historic buildings. Master Gardeners will be stationed throughout the site to discuss and interact on stops along the tour. Gardening topics to be covered include: native plants, plant diversity and its role in the ecosystem, natural dye plants and their historic uses, the concept of composting, herbs and their historic uses, Victorian garden design, and popular plants during the Victorian Era. Admission is $8 for Adults, $6 for Seniors, Military, and Children, and FREE for 3 and under. Admission to the Museum and Historic Village is included.

 

BNHV is a private, 501-c (3) not-for-profit organization. Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village is an educational institution, chartered by the State of New York whose mission is to instill, educate and cultivate an informed appreciation of the American past and its impact on current lifestyles, culture and historical development of the Buffalo Niagara Region. BNHV’s mission is to preserve and interpret the story of Buffalo Niagara for the people of today and the community of tomorrow. http://bnhv.org/

 

Media Contact

Kathryn Lawton

Program Aid

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Phone: 716-689-1440

Email: guestservices@bnhv.org

 

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