Rebuilding Nature’s Relationships at Home

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  Our friends at the Western New York Land Conservancy invite you to hear award-winning author Doug Tallamy present about “Rebuilding Nature’s Relationships at Home” on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the UB Center for the Arts, beginning with a reception at 6pm and the presentation at 7pm. Tickets are $20 per person. Get all… Read more »

Native Plants Workshop

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Learn how to use native plants in the garden with Beaufort Wilbern. Presenter: Beaufort Wilbern “I’ve been gardening for myself for 35 years, professionally for 8 years, and have been actively concerned about the environment, practicing organic gardening and composting, throughout my gardening years. It was a natural evolution to become interested in the problem… Read more »

Seed Starting Workshop

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This hands-on presentation on organic seedling production will get you started, or fine-tune your home seed-starting techniques. Workshop will cover: soil mixes, lighting and heat requirements, potting-up, equipment and supplies, seedling care…etc, and an opportunity to start some plants. (Materials will be provided.) Why start-your-own? You’ll have the experience and satisfaction of doing it yourself,… Read more »

Terrariums and Aeriums Workshop

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Learn about building terrariums and aeriums with David Clark.   Presenter: David Clark With a degree in Floriculture from S.U.N.Y Cobleskill, David has been a multi-talented Floral Designer, Event Director, and successful wholesale florist, with over 30 years experience in the Ornamental Horticulture Industry. He is the Horticulture Instructor at The Buffalo and Erie County… Read more »

Fairy Gardening Workshop

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Learn about building a fairy gardening with David Clark.   Presenter: David Clark With a degree in Floriculture from S.U.N.Y Cobleskill, David has been a multi-talented Floral Designer, Event Director, and successful wholesale florist, with over 30 years experience in the Ornamental Horticulture Industry. He is the Horticulture Instructor at The Buffalo and Erie County… Read more »

The When, Where, Why of Pruning

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Learn when and how to prune your trees and shrubs with David Clark.   Presenter: David Clark With a degree in Floriculture from S.U.N.Y Cobleskill, David has been a multi-talented Floral Designer, Event Director, and successful wholesale florist, with over 30 years experience in the Ornamental Horticulture Industry. He is the Horticulture Instructor at The Buffalo… Read more »

Organic Gardening and Pest Management Workshop

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Beneficial insects play an integral role in our gardens. Without them, plants would not be pollinated, nuisance insect populations would take the forefront, and native wildlife would be impacted. Diseases take a toll on our plants. Organic and natural pesticides, herbicides, and animal controls can be effective alternatives to chemical applications. Pest identification, application safety, commercially… Read more »

Urban Roots hosts National Garden Festival Events- The Importance of BEES!!

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Wayne Robins and David Clark, two of Urban Roots knowledgeable workshop presenters will be hosting two informative events on the benefits and sound reasons for having bees and beneficial insects in our gardens and world. Join us on Wednesday, June 25th and Wednesday, July 9th  (6pm both nights) to learn more about how bees and… Read more »