David Clark

David Clark
Author | Speaker
Expertise, Expertise, Expertise, Expertise,

Skype: dclark37771
Cell/Text: 716.997.4363


~International Gardening Speaker, Television Personality, Garden Writer~
~Horticulture Instructor: The Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, Buffalo, NY~
~Horticulture Professor: S.U.N.Y. @ Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY~
~Visiting Horticulture Instructor: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA~
~Floral Design Expert, Information Technology Specialist, Social Media Manager: The Plant Place & Flower Basket, Amherst, NY~
~ Board of Directors: Niagara International Association of Florists, Buffalo, NY & Ontario, Canada~

H Holding a degree in Floriculture from S.U.N.Y@Cobleskill, David Clark is a multi-talented Educator and Trainer, Event Director, Garden Show Judge, Floral Symposium Stage Designer and successful Wholesale Florist, with over 30 years’ experience in the Professional Ornamental Horticulture Industry.

“Phenomenal Speaker: I had the great pleasure of first hearing David Clark speak at Lockwood’s Greenhouses, in Hamburg, NY. I was so inspired that I signed on for his series of Horticulture lectures taught at The Botanical Gardens! I've gone to many a garden seminar over the years, and David is truly one of the greats! I find all of his presentations interesting, informative and engaging! The depth and breadth of his knowledge is willingly and enthusiastically shared. He is extremely clever and readily shares insights and inspirations on all things gardening! Don't pass up the chance to hear this truly unique and skilled educator!” -Michele Foley, Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener, East Aurora, NY.

David Clark has created the wildly popular 4-level Horticulture Certification Program at The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens and has given presentations for Lockwood's Greenhouses in Hamburg, NY, Urban Roots Community Garden Center and Grass Roots Gardens in Buffalo, NY, Cornell Cooperative Master Gardeners of Erie, Allegany & Cattaraugus Counties, and The New York State 8th District Garden Clubs.

“Our horticulture certification program, offering over 20 classes, has returned The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens to be a hub of horticulture knowledge.” – David Swarts, President and C.E.O., The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.

David Clark is featured in Television segments, YouTube videos, the National Garden Festival and Buffalo Garden Walk websites, the Buffalo News, The Upstate Gardeners Journal, and the Buffalo, NY “Spree Magazine”. David is a regular contributor to the Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com online magazine and the #GardenChatter online gardening site. David has been interviewed for gardening podcasts originating in Toronto, Canada, Portland, Oregon, and New York City.

David's Horticulture Classes are listed as a 'Go to Event' on The Buffalo Niagara Visitor's Bureau website. Along with being a visiting horticulture instructor at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, PA, he has spoken at events across the United States and Canada including Bradford Pennsylvania’s ‘Betty Jane Monjar Landscape and Garden Symposium, the West Coast’s largest Spring Garden Show in Costa Mesa, California, and the Northeast Floral Expo in Groton, Connecticut
David is an official trainer for the US Botanic Garden in Washington D.C. and The Lady Bird Johnson Wildlife Center in Austin Texas, for the Sustainable Landscape Program:” Landscape for Life”.

David Clark’s “Garden Wisdom” program premiered on WNED-TV/Buffalo-Toronto in March, 2016: a bi-national gardening special including self-help information for gardeners in Western New York and Southern Ontario.

David has most recently been asked to be a garden expert co-author on a publishing project involving the Garden Resorts of Disney. "David Clark is one of the best, most knowledgeable and certainly the most entertaining garden speakers I have ever heard." -Lynn Wieser, Director of Education, The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.