Last Chance for Fall Workshops

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There are still a few more workshops lined up this Fall. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear some of these great presenters speak on topics related to urban gardening. On Saturday, October 12th at 2pm the topic will be Native Plants. This workshop is free and will take place at the Grassroots Gardens… Read more »

Fall Workshops Starting Soon

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We are excited to announce our 2013 Fall Workshop Series in collaboration with Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo. Many interesting topics are included in the line up and we are fortunate to have some great presenters returning for another workshop series. This workshop series is funded through our NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Grant. Through this… Read more »

Spring Workshops

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We are excited by the great response we have had to our Spring Workshop Series. Each workshop has been filled with eager participants ready to expand their garden knowledge and learn new techniques. Workshops will continue into early summer and are filling up quickly, so please register to reserve a spot.

Spring Workshop Series

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The Community Garden Spring Workshops are underway! To register for a workshop, please stop in the store, call us at 716-362-8982, or email workshops@urbanroots.org. Space is limited so registration is required so that we can set up accordingly. Workshops are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified.            … Read more »

Japanese Gardens

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Join us on Saturday, March 2nd at 10am  for a presentation on Japanese Gardens by Trudy Stern. We’ll have coffee brewing; see you there!

Gardeners’ Give & Take

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We will meet again this Saturday, February 2, and we plan to revisit the subject of ‘zone stretching’, as well as talk about creative ideas for front yard gardens, inspired in part by the book The No Mow Front Yard.

Houseplants 101 Workshop

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Urban Roots invites you to join us this Sunday, January 20th at 12 noon for a Houseplants 101 workshop. David Clark will be presenting this workshop. David has been a presenter and educator for over 20 years, beginning with floral design shows, and  branching out into ornamental horticulture classes. Most recently, he has been teaching… Read more »

A Week of Workshops!

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Urban Roots Education Committee and Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo have a week filled with FREE garden workshops. Tuesday, September 25th at 6pm at the ArtSpace Garden, Colleen Morrissey will be presenting Growing and Preserving Herbs. On Wednesday, September 26th at 7pm Composting Options will be presented by Nicole Dionne at the Grassroots Gardens Office at… Read more »

September Workshops-Register Today!

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Don’t forget to register for the first of this fall’s garden workshop series. Workshops kick off this Saturday, September 15th at 2pm with Seed Saving presented by Richard Price. Richard is one of our most dedicated and knowledgeable presenters and has been a mainstay at Urban Roots since we opened our doors over 5 years… Read more »

Fall Workshops Starting Soon!

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The Education Committee is excited to announce the list of garden workshops to be held this fall at both Urban Roots and other locations through our collaboration with Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo. All workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is required as space is limited. Please note the date, time, location, and… Read more »

Additional Garden Workshops Announced

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Urban Roots and Grassroots Gardens of Buffalo recently received an Environmental Justice Grant from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. This is the second time that we have collaborated with GGB and again part of the funding received will be used to support education programs for the two organizations. The following workshops will be presented… Read more »

Beekeeping

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Whether you are a curious urban homesteader or a potential fellow beekeeper please join us as we explore the joys of urban beekeeping with Kitty Herrick on Saturday, March 10 at 10 am.

Gardeners’ Give & Take

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“Zone stretching?” “ALL about manure (of all kinds…)” Double Digging – or not? Plant IDs and characteristics. Read more on the interesting topics of the last “Give & Take.”

Rain Gardens

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Let’s Talk About… Rain Gardens will explore the fundamentals of green infrastructure and rain garden design. Saturday, January 21 at 2 pm, with Bryan LoVullo.

Gardeners’ Give and Take

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Gardeners’ Give and Take Warm up a chilly Saturday morning with garden conversation. Gardeners’ Give and Take is an informal round table that brings together gardeners-old and young, urban and rural, experienced and those just starting out. Ask questions, share experiences, or just listen. The 2012 session of Gardeners’ Give and Take starts on Saturday, January 7th at 10am and… Read more »