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Botanical Gardens serving up a finishing flourish for Orchids 2016

Final weekend events have been announced for Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens’ Orchids 2016 exhibit.

The exhibit continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Feb. 28. The Orchid Showcase will be offered from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 27 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28. Also, all varieties of orchids from the exhibit and the Botanical Gardens collection will be on sale while supplies last March 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 5, in the Administration Building next to the Botanical Gardens.

In celebration of February as National Heart Month, the Medicinal Garden Feature will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 27. Featured are botanical displays of plants used as treatment for heart and cardiovascular problems. Blood pressure screenings also will be offered.

Tickets for Orchids 2016, the Orchid Showcase and Medicinal Garden Feature can be purchased at the door. The orchid sale is free to the public.

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