Garden scene blossoms in Buffalo, New York

Greg Tasker
Special to The Detroit News

Buffalo, N.Y. — Every summer tens of thousands of visitors from all over the country and Canada flock to this former industrial city to stroll through a lovely mix of lush gardens, all homespun and often accented with art or architectural remnants.

 They range from the small to the grand, from the traditional to the eclectic (one garden includes a 15-foot totem pole made from bowling balls), and from the unknown to the famous — the grounds of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House, landscaped with colorful floral plants, trees and shrubs, are part of the annual Garden Walk Buffalo.

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