These are the wide variety of seminar topics that our visitors enjoyed in 2018. Please check back in February 2019 for the updated seminar schedule.

11 am Beautiful, Easy to Grow Medicinal Plants
Sarah Sorci, Community Herbalist, Sweet Flag Herbs
Noon The Fantastic World of Mosses
Kristy Schmitt, CNLP, Erie County Botanical Garden
1 pm How and When to Prune
Steve Sypniewski, CNLP, Buffalo State College
2 pm Encouraging the 'Good Bugs' to Your Garden
Karen Hall, Technical Representative, IPM Laboratories, Inc.
3 pm New Plants for your Garden
Tim Zimmerman, CNLP - Robert Baker Company & Medford Nursery
4 pm Soil and Compost in the City?
Dave Majewski, SRG Buffalo
5 pm Introduction to Bonsai
Scott Russo, Bonsai Society
6 pm Make your Landscape Pop in the City
Dan Robillard, McKinley High School Horticulture Department
11 am Medicinal Plants for the Home Garden
Sarah Sorci, Community Herbalist, Sweet Flag Herbs
Noon What's Eating Your Plants
Carol Ann Harlos, Master Gardener
1 pm How About Getting Kids Gardening
Jackie Albarella, Albarella Media, Channel 2
2 pm Gardening for Butterflies
Kristy Schmitt, CNLP, Erie County Botanical Garden
3 pm Invasive Insects, Diseases & Weeds
Tom Mitchell - Niagara County Community College
4 pm Small Fruit
Vicky Jancef, Niagara County Community College
5 pm Night Visions: Creating Moon Gardens
Dave Clark, CNLP, Erie County Botanical Garden
11 am Floral Designs for Your Home
Dorothy Julius, Along Gardens Path
11 am: Kids Workshop Starting Seed
Julie Hughes and McKinley High School students (30 minutes long workshop - small conference room)
Noon A Wander Through English Gardens
Kathy & Mike Shadrack
Noon: Kids Workshop House Plant Propagation
Julie Hughes and McKinley High School students (30 minutes long workshop - small conference room)
1 pm Minimizing Critter Damage
Lyn Chimera, Lessons from Nature
1 pm: Family Hands-on Workshop Microgreens
Ryan Mesavage, NCCC horticulture student (30 minutes long workshop - small conference room)
2 pm Home Landscaping Made Easier
Sally Cunningham, CNLP, author; Lockwood's Greenhouses
2 pm: Family Hands-on Workshop Grocery Store Growing
Cheryl Krisnosky NCCC horticulture student (30 minutes long workshop - small conference room)
3 pm Pruning Power: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Shaping for Strength and Beauty
Nellie Gardener, Flower Fields; Darwin Martin House
3 pm Introduction to Pollinators for Kids
Carrie Everett, NCCC horticulture student (30 minutes long craft project - small conference room)
4 pm Using Native Plants in Western New York Gardens
Ken Parker, CNLP, PUSH Blue
4 pm Stealing Ideas from Garden Tours like Garden Walk
Jim Charlier, Gardens Buffalo Niagara (small conference room)
5 pm Understanding the Insects We Love to Hate: How Can We Possibly Live in Harmony?!
Sharon Webber, CNLP, Earth Lines
11 am Weeds, Weeds and More Weeds
Tom Mitchell, Niagara County Community College
Noon What's the Buzz about: Gardening for Bees
Dave Clark, CNLP, Erie County Botanical Garden
1 pm Sustainable Gardening for the Home Gardener
Lyn Chimera, Lessons from Nature
1 pm Introduction to Pollinators for Kids
Carrie Everett, NCCC horticulture student (30 minutes long craft project - small conference room)
2 pm What Makes a Garden Special (Add Excitement to Yours)
Sally Cunningham, CNLP, author; Lockwood's Greenhouses
2 pm Family Hands-on Workshop - Grocery Store Growing
Cheryl Krisnosky, NCCC horticulture student (30 minutes long workshop - small conference room)
3 pm Garden Myth Busting - How to Weed Through the Internet
Carolyn Stanko, CNLP, Niagara County Community College

All seminars to take place in the large seminar room unless otherwise noted.


Large seminar room is located to the left of the concession stand


Small seminar room is located to the right of the concession stand