Tours of Open Gardens


The Tours of Open Gardens offers you more than 70 great gardens in twelve groups throughout Buffalo Niagara, to visit at your leisure, on Thursdays and Fridays for four weeks in July.

Buy an Open Gardens guide and keep it in the glove compartment! It has become the great girlfriends’ or date getaway for some lovely summer days. The gardens are beautiful, there are no crowds, and the gardeners are friendly if you want to ask questions.

We made it easy to plan your day, with a map showing the gardens, and some suggested routes to see them all. Be sure to check the schedule of availability list for each garden. No fees, just fun.

First you'll need our Tours of Open Gardens and Garden Events Guide, you can download a PDF here. The three-page PDF contains the gardens, addresses and days and hours each garden (and cluster of gardens) is open for Thursdays and Fridays. These pages are also appear as images below.

The full-color book, with photos and garden descriptions is also available for $5 at the following locations. (These sites, other than Badding Brothers Farm Market, Lockwoods Greenhouses, and Urban Roots Garden Center DO NOT have Garden Walk Buffalo maps.):


West Seneca






  • Northtown Garden Center
    2121 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14223,

East Amherst

East Aurora


  • Henry's
    7884 Sisson Highway, Eden