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09/26/2008 12:00 AM

09/26/2008 10:03 PM


Family festival at Daniel Stowe

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont hosts Fall Family Festival in conjunction with the opening weekend of the “Something's A-Flutter” butterfly display. Opens 9 a.m. today and Sunday . $10 for adults; $9 for seniors 60+; $5 for children ages 4-12; members free. Details: 704-825-4490 or www.DSBG.org.

Garden Conservancy's open days

Take a self-guided tour of six private Charlotte gardens; rain or shine, no reservations required.

Tour begins at Wing Haven Gardens & Bird Sanctuary, 248 Ridgewood Ave. in Charlotte. 10 a.m. today ; 1 p.m. Sunday . $5 per garden or $25 for six tickets. Details: 888-842-2442 or www.opendays program.org.

Plant sale by master gardeners

Master Gardeners bring their favorite home garden plants and flowers to sell at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market on Yorkmont Road, Building A. They'll also answer gardening questions. Starts 8 a.m. today.

Garden club's fall bulb sale

The Charlotte Garden Club's Fall Bulb Sale begins today and lasts through Oct. 11. Hours vary. Proceeds go to the Mint Museum for landscaping.

Printed order forms are available at the front desk at the Mint Museum on Randolph Road. Download forms at www.charlottegardenclub.com. Details: 704-337-2000.

Oct. 2

Arrange the bulbs and flowers

Haskell Eargle will arrange bulbs and flowers from the Charlotte Garden Club's Fall Bulb Sale at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Mint Museum on Randolph Road.

Cost for the event is $25 and includes a box lunch. Details: 704-337-2010 or www.charlottegardenclub.com.

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