Now in its second year, the ESGW encompasses the entire East Side. In 2018, there were 42 gardens, and 2019 promises even more. Gardening on Buffalo’s East Side has a unique ambiance. often with an organic, natural aura which is representative of the lifestyle of many of its residents. The ESGW embraces a wide range of gardens – from urban farms to simple lots cared for by neighbors, and even a jazz-inspired garden. Take time to talk to the gardeners who make these gardens special.
East side gardening shows a strong sense of community. Even when the gardens are private, if there are vegetables or plants to be shared, the gardeners readily do so.