Art and Orchids: March 3, noon-1 p.m., Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. See thousands of colorful orchids displayed with art from the Lost Hollow children’s garden. Admission and other details at www.dsbg.org/event.
Tree Seedling Sale: March 7, 9 a.m.-noon at Hal Marshall Service Center, auditoriums 1 and 2, 700 N. Tryon St. Join Mecklenburg County Soil & Water and TreesCharlotte for the 44th annual sale. See photos and descriptions at http://charmeck.org. Type “tree seedling sale” in the search field.
History of Botany in the Carolinas – Perspectives: March 5, 5-8 p.m., and March 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., McMillan Greenhouse classroom, UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, 9090 Craver Road. “Botanical Nomenclature” with Dr. Larry Mellichamp and “American Women Botanists” with Jean Woods, with presenters Audrey Mellichamp and Charlie Williams. Fee: $99. Register by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 704-687-0721.
Making the Most of Small Spaces: Container Gardening for the Urban Dweller: March 7, 9:30-11 a.m., Wing Haven Gardens, 248 Ridgewood Ave. Learn what grows well and looks great. Members $12, nonmembers $15. To register, visit www.winghavengardens.com or call 704-331-0664.
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Compiled by Mecklenburg Master Gardener Volunteers, www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org