One of the coolest things about attending garden walks and tours during the National Garden Festival in the Buffalo-Niagara area is checking out the garden art: sculptures, metal art, pottery pieces, paintings, even things you wouldn’t expect in a garden. We even have a Buffalo-Style Garden Art Sale in the opening weeks of the Festival.
Here are a few of my favorite art pieces from this year’s National Garden Festival (I visited gardens involved in five garden walks this year):
Metal hummingbird – I loooooooved this piece when I saw it – so much so that I looked for it at the Glen Park Art Festival a few days later…now it’s mine!
Bowling ball totem pole – yep, a bunch of bowling balls topped with a bunch of pins…our gardeners are creative!
Colorful homes – even the homes are pieces of art! Vibrant colors like these can be seem throughout the area of Garden Walk Buffalo.
Fun signs – this one was at the home of Art of Gardening blogger Jim Charlier.
Tree houses – this tree house was awesome! The homeowners also had a number of cool garden art pieces, like ants made from golf balls and a peacock of colorful bottles.
all photos: paulathompsonfreelance.com