Gardening Resources:
The online magazine for gardeners in Buffalo and Western New York.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Hotline
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners: provide guidance on gardening; can call to submit a project request for a Master Gardener to assist your specific garden project
Hotline: 716- 652-5400 ext 137
Hotline hours: April – October (Monday-Friday: 9AM – 12 Noon)
November-March (M,Th: 9AM – 12 Noon)
*Leave message and a Master Gardener will call you back to answer your gardening questions

David Clark, CNLP
Horticulture Instructor: Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens and Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. "David is one of the best, most knowledgeable & certainly the most entertaining garden speakers I have ever heard." Lynn Wieser, Director
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Food for the Spirit

Food for the Spirit is a nonprofit organization that uses the arts and creative facilitation to support racial healing, ecological justice, and equitable food systems.

Material Resources:

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper – Rain barrels

C.J. Krantz Organics – Topsoil, Mulch, Compost, Stone
Phone: 716-741-3850

Buffalo Equestrian Center – They have stall liner (manure and hay) that you

can take for free to build a base for raised beds; call for hours

950 Amherst Street, Buffalo

Phone: 716-877-9295

Len-Co Lumber – raised bed supplies (wood, stakes)

Phone 716-882-0243

Seneca Street Wood Chips - Department of Public Works Engineering Garage

1120 Seneca Street Buffalo, NY

Phone: 716-851-5636 (Steve Stepniak – DPW Commissioner)

University Heights Tool Lending Library

5 West Northrup Place

Phone: 716-510-1745



Volunteer Resources:

Buffalo State College Volunteer Service Learning Service

Aurora Schul 716-878-5811

Canisius College Office of Service Learning


The Belle Center Young Heroes Program

Daytaun Antonetti 845-0485, ext. 204

The Service Collaborative of WNY

Adam Bartoszek, 418-8500

University at Buffalo Center for Student Engagement

Phone: 645-6469

United Way Day of Caring

Bernadette Miltenberger, 887-2746