Don't miss these coming events close to home.
1 Birds vs. bugs
Help moderate garden pests naturally with bug-eating birds with a free seminar at Reedy Creek Nature Center. Must register.
When: 2-3:30 p.m. Feb. 5.
Where: Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road.
2 Valentine's orchid sale
Blooming orchids, cyclamen and indoor plants. Orchids from $15 to $40, plants $5- $20. Proceeds support UNCC greenhouse and gardens.
When: 10 a.m. Feb. 10, 11, 13 and 14; also 1 p.m. Feb. 12.
Where: UNCC Charlotte Botanical Gardens, 9090 Craver Road.