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GARDEN CLUB NOTES

The Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens will hold a Harvest Garden Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A farmers' market will offer bulbs and produce. There also will be free soil testing, demonstrations, food and entertainment. Morning workshops include making scarecrows and forcing bulbs. At noon there's an apple contest and at 1 p.m. a birding talk. Call 827-1584.

The Forest Stream Garden Club will hold a standard flower show, "Volumes of Flowers," from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Clearfield Library, 770 Hopkins Road, Williamsville.

Rochelle Smith, master gardener, landscape architect and certified arborist, will speak about "Superior Shrubs" at 7 p.m. Monday at Cornell Cooperative Extension, 21 S. Grove St., East Aurora. Her talk will focus on flowering and evergreen shrubs that are pest-proof and low maintenance.

District 8 Judges Council will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Brighton Community Church. Ruth Bennell will speak on "All About Hue." Doris Flett will present a demonstration and workshop on creating a background.

The Niagara Region International Flower & Garden Show, scheduled for April 16 to 19 at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, is looking for volunteers to help with all areas of the show. For information or to get a free brochure, call 667-2164.

The African Violet Society of Western New York will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bassett Manor Adult Residence.

The Smallwood Garden Club will meet at Harlem Road Community Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Florist Robert Szulis will present seasonal arrangements in a program titled "Holiday Expressions."

The Amherst Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Harlem Road Community Center. Mary Lou Chamberlain, National Council judge and past director of District VIII, will demonstrate "Designs for Winter."

Something Different Herb and Gift Shop, 8187 East Otto Road, Otto, will hold a two-day workshop, "Nutrition and You!," from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2. For information and a map, call 257-9671.
News of upcoming garden club meetings and events must be received by Wednesday noon for Friday publication. Send information to Joyce Ware, Garden Editor, Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240.

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