Spring Plant Sale
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden has a new format for its Spring Plant Sale, with vendors scheduled to be on hand from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends through April. Purchases over $60 will earn a $12 voucher for future buys at the garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road.
The garden’s general admission fee will apply. Details: www.dsbg.org or 704-829-4490.
April Lunch & Learn
Master Gardeners of Mecklenburg County will offer two Lunch & Learn programs in April, 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Mecklenburg County Extension offices, 1418 Armory Drive. Each session is free and will begin with a 30-minute education presentation. Register at bit.ly/16Wb2tv and bring a lunch to the program.
April 10: “From Garden Glory to Indoor Artistry” will teach the basics of bringing the beauty of your garden inside through simple floral design.
April 24: “Backyard Bugs.” Extension Consumer Horticulture Agent Scott Ewers will explain how to evaluate insects found in and around the home and yard, determine whether they’re a problem, and decide when to use controls. Details: www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org.
Spring herb and plant sale
The eighth annual Spring Herb and Plant Festival will take place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Piedmont Farmers Market, 518 Winecoff School Road, Concord. This rain-or-shine event is coordinated by Cabarrus County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association. Details: 704-920-3334 or 704-920-3310.
Vendor fees support horticultural scholarships to various schools and community and association horticultural projects. For scholarship information: Mitch Hagler, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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