Save Money in this Sunday's paper

comments

Home and garden events around the Charlotte area

Tuesday

Horticulture partners

Kings Greenhouse co-owner Larry Lawrence will speak during the “Horticultural Partners” First Tuesday presentation from noon to 2 p.m. at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont.

Lawrence will discuss annuals that grow best in the Carolinas; plants that are expected to be popular next year; and what it takes to run a retail and wholesale company that provides millions of plants to the region.

First Tuesday presentations are free with garden admission: free for members; $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $6 for kids ages 4-12. Guests are encouraged to bring a lunch. Details: www.dsbg.org; 704-825-4490.

Guided garden tour

Join a guided tours of the McMillan Greenhouse or UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, depending on the weather, 10-11 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, 9201 University City Blvd.

Attendees gather at the greenhouse for the events, which follow paths and varying terrain. Details and questions: kzimmer1@uncc.edu.

Ongoing

Vendor applications

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation has opened vendor registration for the 2013 Hummingbird Festival, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17 at Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road.

Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis through Aug. 1. If vendor spaces are filled prior to receiving your application and payment, your check will be returned.

Booth fees are $50 for vendors and $25 for nonprofits. Each location will include a 6-foot table. Electricity will not be provided and vendors will be responsible for bringing tents. Additional festival and vendor details: bit.ly/14amsYZ.

Hilary Trenda

Submissions:

Have an item? Go to events.charlotte.com (no www.)

Check to see that your event isn’t in our calendar database.

If not, click “Add an Event” and put “Home” in the Keyword field.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more



Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

The Charlotte Observer welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views.

Have a news tip? You can send it to a local news editor; email local@charlotteobserver.com to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Charlotte Observer.

  Read more


Quick Job Search
Salary Databases
Your 2 Cents
Share your opinion with our Partners
Learn More