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This WNY Plant Oasis is Named Top 10 of its Kind in the U.S.

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on January 20, 2022
Photo courtesy of Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

When it comes to living in the never ending winter that is Buffalo, it’s not hard to dream of warmer days ahead. If you are looking for a way to immerse yourself in a more green environment, we know just the spot.


Photo courtesy of Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

In a recent article, USA Today rounded up 10 glasshouses offering plant lovers a tropical escape close to home. On the list – our very own Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.

According to the article, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, “twice faced demolition”, and has since, “celebrated its 120th-anniversary last year.” Fun fact: the article also mentions it is “a sister building to the San Francisco Conservatory and includes a 500-year-old prickly cycad in one of its rooms.”

With events like Gardens After Dark and Plant workshops, the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens is the perfect backyard-getaway from all the snow.

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