Winter Walk and Dwarf Conifer Presentation: Feb. 15, 1-3 p.m. at McMillan Greenhouse, UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, 9090 Craver Road. Guided tours of the garden and presentation on conifers by Appeldoorn Landscape Nursery begin at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Select conifers for sale. The Charlotte Camellia Society will sell winter-blooming camellias. Admission $5, free for members of UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens. Details: www.gardens.uncc.edu or 704-687-0721.
Historic Gardens of Edenton: Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m., Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road. Charlotte Garden club is host for the event, which explores gardens of the first Colonial capital of North Carolina, recognized by Forbes.com as one of America’s prettiest towns. Details: www.charlottegardenclub .org.
Volunteer Orientation: Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-noon, UNC Charlotte, 9090 Craver Road. Learn about volunteer opportunities and tour the gardens (weather permitting). Sign up to volunteer at gardens.uncc.edu/news.
A Cut Above: Pruning Fruit Trees for Better Health and Production: Feb. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m., or Feb. 18, 10 a.m.-noon, Renfrow Hardware, 188 N. Trade St., Matthews. Presented by Jeff Rieves, horticulturist and former N.C. Cooperative Extension agent. Register for $20 at Renfrow Hardware or online at www.renfrowhardware.com/classes.
Got Amphibians? Feb. 19, 7-8 p.m., Queens University, Rogers Hall, Duke Auditorium, 1834 Selwyn Ave. Why frogs, toads and salamanders are signs of a healthy ecosystem. Presented by CROWN, the Charlotte Chapter of the N.C. Wildlife Federation, with Stephen Hutchinson of Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. For ages 6 and older. Details: crown-clt.weebly.com.
Horticultural Highlight Walk: Feb. 21, 1 p.m., at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. The horticulture staff will offer seasonally relevant gardening tips and details about garden operations. Admission is $12 for adults. Details: www.dsbg.org or 704-825-4490.
Everyday Pruning: Feb. 21, 9:30-11 a.m., at Wing Haven Gardens, 248 Ridgewood Ave. Presented by Ben Fletcher, Wing Haven curator, and Andrea Sprott, Elizabeth Lawrence Garden curator. Register for $35 at winghavengardens.com or call 704-331-0664.
Budding Botanists, Smells of Love: Feb. 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m., McMillan Greenhouse, UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, 9090 Craver Road. For children ages 4-8. Register in advance for $5 at www.gardens.uncc.edu, or contact Paula Gross, firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-687-072.