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Garden Notes for Sept. 9-14, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County Master Gardener Program will host three fall gardening classes in September: Making Hypertufa Containers (10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 9 in Hamlin Park, East Aurora); Making Kokedamas: Japanese Moss Balls (7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the CCE office, 21 S. Grove St., East Aurora); and Overwintering, Propagation and Making Cuttings (7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the CCE office).

Cost is $20 per session or $50 for all three. Visit here to register or to find out more. Or call 652-5400 Ext. 177.

East Aurora Garden Club will tour Tifft Nature Preserve on Fuhrmann Boulevard on Sept. 11. Members will meet at 8:45 a.m. to car-pool from the Burger King parking lot. For meeting or group information call 980-3202 or 652-4985.

Cheektowaga Garden Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Cleveland Hill faculty lunchroom, Mapleview Road, Cheektowaga. Use the playground entrance. Herbalist Lee Schreiner will present a program on growing and cooking with herbs. Members are asked to bring their geraniums for the plant challenge. New members welcome. Call 839-1965.

Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 12 in Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road. After the business meeting, master gardener Julie McIndoo will present “Monet and More.” The garden therapy committee will assist residents at Schofield in making baskets of fall flowers. Members will learn how to create painted greeting cards during an education workshop. Guests welcome.

Evans Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Angola Public Library. Kathy Connolly will present “Overwintering Your Plants.” All interested gardeners are welcome.

East Park Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 at the home of Denise Karnath. Carol Ann Harlos will present a program on tubers, bulbs and corms. Call 773-1787.

Amana Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. Sept. 13 at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St., West Seneca. After a business meeting and brown bag lunch, Janice Frasier, national and New York State judge, will lead a workshop using driftwood and fresh flowers.

Lancaster Garden Club will gather for “Taste and Soul-calizing,” an evening of food and drink, at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. Members are asked to bring an item to “add to the table.” A brown bag auction is planned.

Judges Council of 8th District of Federated Garden Clubs of New York State will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 14 in Brighton Community Church, 1225 Brighton Road, Town of Tonawanda. The council will present a Horticulture Specialty Flower Show, “New Directions,” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the church. The show is free and open to the public.

Town & Country Garden Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14 in Transit Middle School, 8730 Transit Road, East Amherst. Carol Ann Harlos, master gardener and writer, will present a program on the basics of bulbs, corms and tubers. Guests welcome.

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