Private gardens are graciously made available to the public on a particular day at a particular time. Visitors are allowed to simply drop by.  Our Open Gardens are listed below by neighborhoods.  Please note the specific day and time that the garden is open.

Open Gardens and Garden Event Guides for 2015 will be available at select retail locations in the coming month. A list will be published here shortly.


 


July 9, 16, 23, 30

July 10, 17, 24, 31


View Thursday Open Gardens 2015 in a larger map


View Friday Open Gardens 2015 in a larger map
 

Click on each region listing to view detailed garden descriptons and maps,
or click on each garden name to view individual listing details.

 

SOUTHTOWNS BOUQUET

NEW! Kleinmann Garden 4060 Towers Pl, Hamburg 10:00-2:00        
Pine Ridge Garden 6346 Ward Rd, Orchard Park 10:00-5:30   Pine Ridge Garden 6346 Ward Rd, Orchard Park 10:00-5:30
Smug Creek Gardens 8399 Zimmerman Rd, Hamburg
CLOSED JULY 23-24
10:00-5:30
  Smug Creek Gardens 8399 Zimmerman Rd, Hamburg
CLOSED JULY 23-24
10:00-5:30
Hidden Gardens of Eden 3954 Schintzius Rd, Eden 10:00-5:30   Hidden Gardens of Eden 3954 Schintzius Rd, Eden 10:00-5:30
The Lord’s Garden 9998 Clarksburgh Rd, E. Eden 10:00-5:30   The Lord’s Garden 9998 Clarksburgh Rd, Eden 10:00-5:30
        Whit's End 33 Sherwood Ave, Hamburg 10:00-5:30
        NEW! Sylvester Garden 8360 Zimmerman Rd, Hamburg
CLOSED JULY 17
10:00-5:30

BUFFALO-DELAWARE DISTRICT

Adams Garden 533 Auburn, Buffalo 2:00-6:00        
Charlier Garden 215 Lancaster Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00        
NEW! Bellus Garden 191 Lancaster Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00        
Mary's Garden 75 Lancaster Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00        
Humann Garden 72 Lancaster Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00        
Finley Garden 815 W. Ferry St, Buffalo 2:00-6:00        

BUFFALO-ELMWOOD VILLAGE & ALLENTOWN

Ballard/Olinski Garden 604 Bird Ave, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
Eight Paths Garden 278 Baynes St, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
Flynn/Goldstein Garden 257 Highland Ave, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
Licata/Bigelow Garden 56 North Pearl St, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
Grobe Garden 68 Irving Place, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
Wieland & Martinez Garden 165 Mariner St, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
Timlin Garden 163 Park St, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
NEW! Curtin Garden 172 College St, Buffalo 5:30-8:30        
Kaminski Park: The Gardens of Roswell Park Cancer Institute Elm and Carlton Sts, Buffalo open anytime   Kaminski Park: The Gardens of Roswell Park Cancer Institute Elm and Carlton Sts, Buffalo open anytime
Artists in Residence July 9, 16, 23, 30          

BUFFALO-PARKSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD

Lipsitz Garden 20 Huntington Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
       
Barker Garden 227 Woodward Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
       
Schaffner Garden 464 Crescent Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
       
Clutterbuck Garden 728 Crescent Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
       

NORTHTOWNS EAST (Amherst, Snyder, Williamsville)

Jasinski Garden 42 McParlin, Cheektowaga 2:00-6:00        
Carlucci Garden 15 Manlon Terrace, Cheektowaga 2:00-6:00        
Zon Garden 130 Cresthaven Dr, Cheektowaga 2:00-6:00
       
NEW! Brandys Garden 755 LeBrun Rd, Amherst 2:00-6:00
       
Coyne/DiNezza Garden 31 Darwin Dr, Snyder 2:00-6:00        
Evans/Hantz Garden 67 Taverly Dr, Williamsville 2:00-6:00        
Murrett Garden 178 Hirschfield, Williamsville 2:00-6:00        
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village 3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd, Amherst 2:00-6:00        

NORTHTOWNS WEST (Ken-Ton, Black Rock/Riverside )

NEW! Ferris Garden 145 W. Grimsby Rd, Tonawanda 2:00-6:00        
Schwab Garden 491 Highland Ave, Tonawanda 2:00-6:00        
Song n' Bird Garden 939 Delaware Rd, Tonawanda 2:00-6:00        
Brenon/Rogers Garden 370 Delaware Road, Kenmore 2:00-6:00        
NEW! Sadus Garden 62 Fairbanks Ave, Tonawanda 2:00-6:00        
Baty Garden 16 Kettering Dr, Tonawanda 2:00-6:00        
Phillips Garden 346 Pilgrim Road, Tonawanda 2:00-6:00        

HAMBURG

Haberman Garden 39 West Ave, Hamburg 6:00-9:00        
NEW! The Giving Garden 56 Sherburn Dr, Hamburg 6:00-9:00        
NEW! Baczkowski & Kovic Garden 205 Highland Ave, Hamburg 6:00-9:00        
Kelkenberg & Washut Garden 175 Highland Ave, Hamburg 6:00-9:00        
NEW! Beiter Garden 29 Hunt Ave, Hamburg 6:00-9:00        

LANCASTER

Okonczak Garden 38 Brentwood Dr, Cheektowaga 6:00-9:00        
Curtis Garden 732 Aurora St, Lancaster 6:00-9:00        
Krebs Garden 127 S. Irwinwood Rd, Lancaster 6:00-9:00        
Hageman Garden 73 Grant St, Lancaster 6:00-9:00        
Groblewski Garden 14 Lombardy St, Lancaster 6:00-9:00        
Deutschlander Garden 36 Stephens Ct, Lancaster 6:00-9:00        

NIAGARA TRAIL (Lockport, Gasport, Lewiston)

Kenan Center Gardens 433 Locust St, Lockport open Mon-Fri, Noon-5pm   Kenan Center Gardens 433 Locust St, Lockport open Mon-Fri, Noon-5pm
        Kurbs Garden 570 Locust St, Lockport 10:00-2:00
        Taylor Garden 480 Pine St, Lockport 10:00-2:00
        DiMino Garden 4521 Sharon Dr, Lockport 2:00-6:00
        Sinclair Garden 22 Rydalmount Rd, Lockport 10:00-2:00
        Snediker Garden 8443 Slayton Settlement Rd, Gasport 10:00-2:00
International Peace Garden 476 Center St, Lewiston Gardens Open daily
until dusk
  International Peace Garden 476 Center St, Lewiston Gardens Open daily
until dusk

EAST AURORA/HOLLAND

        NEW! Cranwell Garden 807 Main St, East Aurora 10:00-2:00
        Chimera Garden 170 Pine St, East Aurora 10:00-2:00
        NEW! Balzano-Evans Garden 605 Crescent St, East Aurora 10:00-2:00
        NEW! McDowell Garden 1121 Center St, East Aurora 10:00-2:00
        Weigel Garden 9634 Warner Gulf Rd, Holland 10:00-2:00
Millard Filmore
Museum Gardens
24 Shearer Ave, East Aurora open anytime   Millard Filmore
Museum Gardens
24 Shearer Ave, East Aurora open anytime
Miller Memorial Corner of Main and Maple, East Aurora open anytime   Miller Memorial Corner of Main and Maple, East Aurora open anytime

BUFFALO-COTTAGE DISTRICT & KLEINHANS MUSIC HALL

        NEW! Peters & DiFillippo Garden 20 Norwood Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
        Lemke Garden 378 Summer St, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
        Dorritie Garden 415 Summer St, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
        Herrick Garden 402 Summer, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
        Hopkins/Dunlap Garden 84 Sixteenth St, Buffalo 2:00-6:00
        NEW! Sako & Hough Garden 287 Richmond Ave, Buffalo 2:00-6:00

SOUTH BUFFALO & LACKAWANNA

        Heidinger Garden 186 MacKinaw St, Buffalo
CLOSED JULY 24
2:00-5:00
        NEW! Macciaccio Garden 32 Rutland St, Buffalo 2:00-5:00
        NEW! Monaco Garden 64 Bedford Ave., Lackawanna 2:00-5:00
        NEW! The O'Connor Garden 23 Crystal Ave, Buffalo 2:00-5:00
        Williams Garden 240 Tuscarora Rd 2:00-5:00
Mercy Hospital
St. Patrick Garden
Lorraine Ave at Abbott Rd, Buffalo Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm   Mercy Hospital
St. Patrick Garden
Lorraine Ave at Abbott Rd, Buffalo Monday-Sunday 10am-5pm
Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 2655 South Park Ave, Buffalo open anytime   Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens 2655 South Park Ave, Buffalo open anytime
Tim Russert Children's Garden 2002 South Park Ave, Buffalo open anytime   Tim Russert Children's Garden 2002 South Park Ave, Buffalo open anytime

LAKESHORE

        NEW! Three Sisters Sanctuary 5417 Pond Brook Cr., Hamburg 5:00-8:00
        NEW! Tree Tops 5424 Pond Brook Cr., Hamburg 5:00-8:00
        Wanakah Country Club 5616 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg
CLOSED JULY 31
5:00-8:00
        Buscaglia Garden 5218 Lake Shore Rd, Hamburg
CLOSED JULY 3
1
5:00-8:00

PUBLIC GARDENS (OPEN ANYTIME) *Open during operating hours

Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens* 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo
Delaware Park Rose Garden Lincoln Parkway, across from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Japanese Garden at Delaware Park 1 Museum Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14216 (Delaware Park, Adjacent to the Buffalo History Museum)
Forest Lawn 1411 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo
Larkin Square Intersection of Seneca & Swan Streets, Buffalo
Kenan Center* 433 Locust Street, Lockport
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village* 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst
Kaminski Park: The gardens of the Roswell Park Institute Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo
Mercy Hospital St. Patrick Garden Lorraine Avenue at Abbott, Buffalo
Millard Filmore Museum Gardens 24 Shearer Avenue, East Aurora 14052
Miller Memorial Corner of Main and Maple Streets, East Aurora
Tim Russert Children's Garden 2002 South Park Avenue, Buffalo
The International Peace Garden 476 Center Street, Lewiston
Niagara Square Garden 65 Niagara Square, in front of City Hall, Buffalo
Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens* 2405 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, ON
Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory* 2565 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, ON
Erie Basin
Marina Gardens
329 Erie Street, Buffalo

 


THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF GARDEN COURTESY

A list of do's and don'ts for visiting Open Gardens

  1. Thou shalt leave pets at home.

  2. Thou shalt use established walkways and not step into or across flower beds.

  3. Thou shalt enjoy the garden without endangering vegetation with swinging purses, cameras, tripods, etc.

  4. Thou shalt not touch any plant for any reason.

  5. Thou shalt read plant labels without lifting for better viewing.

  6. Thou shalt not ask to use the gardener's facilities.

  7. Thou shalt allow children to enjoy the plants only under VERY CLOSE supervision.

  8. Thou shalt allow the gardener to continue any work they are engaged in without interruption.

  9. Thou shalt observe posted visiting hours.

  10. Thou shalt carry away any debris.

by Tom Rood, owner of Grace Gardens in the Finger Lakes

 

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