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In This Issue
WNY Primier Garden & Landscape Show
Our Floral Shop
Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale
Everyone's A Little Irish!
Our Garden Center
Pansies...Just Around the Corner!
In Our Greenhouse
Perennial Progress
Calendar of Events
March



March 1, 2017

WNY Primier Garden & Landscape Show
The Official Sponser of Spring!

GARDENS
Through the Ages
is this year's theme of
Plantasia
Western New York's

premier gardening event
March 23 - 26

 

Garden sizes, shapes and crops have changed through the centuries. They have evolved from a simple hole in the ground to more elaborate configurations, raised beds, containers and more.

Gardeners have changed as well. They have gotten more educated about plant requirements, garden design and environmentally sound practices.

What hasn't changed is an interest in gardening... no matter what the age!

Most plants start from a seed. What better way to introduce a child to gardening than to have them plant seeds indoors for transplanting to an outdoor setting later. You might also introduce them to miniature or fairy gardening. Simple gardens can be planted in small containers where children can add figurines and objects that tell a story.

Adults are more aggressive in their gardening prowress and may seek larger plants and create larger gardens, both indoor and out. They too, may create miniature gardens or build terrariums for themselves or as gifts.

Seniors is our oldest group of gardeners. Downsizing or health issues may have a bearing on the extent of gardening for this group. A porch or patio container may provide a perfectly beautiful and manageable garden.

Mischler's has the plants for all ages! This year we will feature a broad selection of succulents and terrarium plants. We will also debut a collection of terrarium and mini garden kits for all ages.

Plantasia, featuring two buildings housing over 175  vendors offering plants, garden decor, accessories and more, starts Thursday, March 23 at the Event Center at the Fairgrounds, 5820 South Park Avenue, Hamburg, NY. 

Enjoy Theme Gardens with blooming trees, shrubs and flowers and water gardens, FREE Education Seminars given by Certified Nursery & Landscape Professionals and garden experts. There will be a Children's Discovery Garden with play area, a Garden Market where you can shop for garden accessories and services and Special Events including nightly entertainment, live broadcasts and more.

This year's theme,"Gardens Through the Ages", is sure to get the wheels turning with new ideas for your gardening experience! Mark your calendar for this inspiring event, March 23 - 26 and be sure to visit Mischler's booths 77 & 78, near the Children's Discovery Garden, at Plantasia 2017!

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Our Floral Shop
Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale

Hospice is a compassionate approach to care whose goal is to help people with a serious illness live life fully, maintain their dignity and keep control over their lives.

In medieval times, hospices were inns of rest which "lodged, cherished and refreshed" the sick and the dying. Today, Hospice provides medical care, emotional and spiritual support to people and their families facing a life-limiting illness in homes, hospitals, adult facilities, nursing homes, group homes and hospice residences such as Hospice Buffalo House at Mitchell & St. John Baptist/Hospice Inpatient Unit.

Hospice is available to any one with an illness whose life expectancy is measured in months, rather than years.

Mischler's was one of the first florists to sign up for the first sale and has been participating every year since 1986. Frank Mischler, Mischler's president, continues to serve on the bouquet committee.

Mischler's will be selling the regular bouquets for $8.00 as well as the large Tribute Bouquet for $30.00.

Put a little Spring time into your life
by supporting the
HOSPICE
Bouquet Sale.

 

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Everyone's A Little Irish!
The Gift of St. Patrick

  

Wish your
Irish friends a
Happy St. Patrick's Day
with a floral gift from

 

 Give a shamrock
to your friends
this St. Patty's Day.

 

In Ireland, the shamrock, a three-sided clover, has long been part of Irish folklore and is commonly associated with good luck.

In America, Oxalis tetraphylla (lucky clover), is the nifty clover look-alike available in our Garden Center during the month of March.

The plant has green leaves with white blooms that are displayed profusely in spring and early summer, then intermittently for the remainder of the season.

Visit our St. Patrick's Day page on Mischler's website www.mischlersflorist.com for more great selections for your St. Patty's Day floral gifts.

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Our Garden Center
Pansies...Just Around the Corner!

Some of the first colors of Spring arrive in the happy faces of pansies!

 

 Our pansies are very close to ready as are we. These past few days of warm weather have tempted us to display them outdoors.

But... this is Western New York and you know what they say about the weather. It can change in an instant and the predictions for the upcoming week is a return to COLD weather.

So, hang in there! they'll be out on our display tables before you know it!

Available as single plants, packs of 4, patio containers and window boxes, Mischler's has the plants to meet your gardening and decorating needs.

Be sure to check our Facebook page for an announcement of availability or watch for our outdoor presentation of this year's crop!

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In Our Greenhouse
Perennial Progress

Our greenhouses are filled with maturing perennials for our Annual 49¢ Perennial Sale this April.

If you have never attended our annual event, it is an opportunity to purchase greenhouse grown perennials at a great price.This is the perfect sale to help you start  a perennial garden, fill in bare spots or experiment with new varieties.

We offer plants that are meant for borders, ground cover and backgrounds. Several of the varieties are directed to attracting songbirds or butterflies, others are deer resistant.

It's the sale you don't want to miss!

APRIL 28 - May 6

For a list of the available sale perennials, visit our website, www.mischlersflorist.com, select Garden Center then click Perennial Sale.

 

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Calendar of Events
March

Here are a few activities coming soon to our area.

Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale
March 2-5
Bouquets available from Mischler's Florist
Regular Bouquets $8.00, Tribute Bouquets $30.00  

Old-Fashioned Irish Sing-along
March 5, at 2:00 p.m.
Led by the Amherst Senior Singers and directed by Carol Mayo
The Meeting House

5658 Main Street, Williamsville, NY

St. "Practice" Day Pub Crawl
March 11

2:00 p.m.
starting at Glen Park Tavern
$10 donation (or more if you like)
to benefit the Food Bank of WNY

St. Patricks Day
March 17

1st Day of Spring
March 20

Plantasia 2017
March 23 -26
The Fairgrounds
Hamburg, NY
"Garden Through the Ages" with Mischler's
Booths #77 & 78 near the Children's Discovery Garden

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Mischlerís Florist and GREENHOUSES
118 South Forest Road (between Main St. and Wehrle Dr.), Williamsville, NY 14221
Telephone: 716 632-1290 | Fax: 716 632-8227 | www.mischlersflorist.com