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The African Violet & Gesneriad Society of Western New York will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 40 Embry Place, Lancaster. Dale Martens will present a program on hybridizing African violets and gesneriads. Everyone is invited to bring in their plants for assessment and help with problems. A leaf exchange, show and tell, blossom display board, 50/50 split drawing and door prize will also be available. Everyone welcome. For further information call Judy Niemira, 636-0934.

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Federated Holland Garden Club will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Brink Memorial Community Center, Legion Drive, Holland. Following a business meeting and luncheon, Lee Schreiner will present “Let Me Tell You About Herbs.” For information call Mary Ruminski, 537-9695. New members welcome.

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Forest Stream Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Forest Elementary School, 250 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Cathy McGovern from the Trillium’s Courtyard will present “Planning a Show House Garden from a Floral Designer’s Perspective.” Guests welcome.

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Cinderella Isle Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. Linda Blyth, owner of Song ‘n Bird Gardens, will discuss unusual and late-blooming perennials. Guests welcome. For club information, call Mary Barabasz at 998-1186.

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Western New York State Nursery & Landscape Association will present Plantasia: Backyard Oasis Thursday through March 24 at the Fairgrounds Event Center and Expo Hall, 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg. Featured will be innovative garden and landscape spaces, a Children’s Discovery Garden, daily seminars and classes by CNLPs and master gardeners, vendors and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information and a discount coupon, visit www.plantasiany.com.

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