SATURDAY, FEB. 28

  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne). The market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465
  • EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES: 10 a.m. to noon, Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden. “Lessons with Lee” is a series of monthly horticultural classes taught by Lee Rouse, of the LSU AgCenter, on timely topics. “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” explores the world of roses and how to care for them. $10 with advance registration. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org
  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN HERITAGE TOUR: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., departs Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. The narrated bus tour surveys pre- and post-colonial African-American history, the civil rights movement and jazz heritage and highlights relevant architectural sites. $40. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org
  • ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS: Noon to 2 p.m., The Urban Farmstead, 1730 Clio St. Learn about preparing beds, choosing between starts and seeds, managing pests, fertilizing, mulching, composting and much more. $10 suggested donation. theurbanfarmstead@gmail.com

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

  • OLD GARDEN ROSE SOCIETY MEETING: 7 p.m., John Calvin Presbyterian Church, 4201 Transcontinental Drive, Metairie. The monthly event offers the opportunity to discuss old roses with avid rosarians. $5. (504) 831-0525, angelico111@cox.net

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

  • CREATING BONSAI FROM GARDEN CENTER STOCK: 9 a.m. to noon, Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden. Jim Osborne leads this hands-on workshop at which participants will create a bonsai from provided materials. $35 by advance registration. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org
  • ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS: Noon to 2 p.m., The Urban Farmstead, 1730 Clio St. Learn about preparing beds, choosing between starts and seeds, managing pests, fertilizing, mulching, composting and much more. $10 suggested donation. theurbanfarmstead@gmail.com
  • FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret at Napoleon. Outdoor market offers more than 90 vendors of food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. Free. www.freretmarket.org

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

  • CAMELLIA WORKSHOP: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 2 p.m. lecture, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Experts with the Camellia Club of New Orleans host their annual event, which includes a lecture on the growing and care of camellias as well as demonstrations of grafting, air-layering and growing camellias from cuttings. Scions grafted to understock will be available for purchase. Free. (504) 616-4378, npiazzajr@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

  • HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 to 8:30 p.m., Lakeview Grocery parking lot, 801 Harrison Ave. The popular mid-week market returns for 2015 with arts and crafts, food vendors, live music and refreshments. Free. (504) 535-4486, www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 13 TO MARCH 15

  • NEW ORLEANS HOME & GARDEN SHOW: Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive. The 60th annual home show features exhibitors, demonstrations, and guest appearances. $15. (504) 232-6361, Christian39@cox.net

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

  • PARKWAY PARTNERS TREE AND PLANT SALE: 8:00 a.m. to noon, New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways, 2829 Gentilly Blvd. The annual sale offers dozens of trees and plants ready for the spring garden. (504) 620-2224, jbroussard@parkwaypartnersnola.org
  • PELICAN GREENHOUSE ROSE SALE: 9 a.m. to noon, Pelican Greenhouse (off Henry Thomas/Golf Drive just south of the I-610 underpass). Dozens of roses, tropicals and bedding plants are offered at this first greenhouse sale of the 2015 season. Free. (504) 483-9464, plants@nocp.org
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St. Indoor and outdoor market offers festive array of creative art, jewelry, crafts, vintage clothes, collectibles and more. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com
  • SPRING GARDEN DAY: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Hwy., Hammond. The event features kids’ activities, plant sales, gardening seminars, gardening and agriculture exhibits, and concessions. $5 per vehicle. (985) 748-5462, mordoyne@agcenter.lsu.edu
  • IRIS SOCIETY MEETING: 10 a.m. to noon, Longue Vue House & Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Patrick O’Connor discusses “Irises in South Louisiana Gardens.” All attendees go home with a free iris. Free. eehollan@bellsouth.net

TUESDAY, MARCH 11

  • THIRD TUESDAY IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 9 a.m. to noon. Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, City Park. Volunteers invited to aid Master Gardeners and Iris Society members in weed identification and prevention. Free. (504) 658-4153, eehollan@bellsouth.net

SATURDAY MARCH 21

  • SECRET GARDENS TOUR: 8:30 a.m. to noon guided tours, noon to 5:30 self-guided tours, 2324 Prytania St. tour headquarters. Tour beautifully landscaped New Orleans gardens at this annual event to raise money for brain injury research. $25 self-guided tour, $60 guided tour. (719) 306-6871, www.secretgardenstour.org
  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER WALKING TOUR I: 9:30 a.m., departs 826 St. Ann St. The tour is led by a licensed guide. $20. www.springfiesta.com

SUNDAY, MARCH 22

  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER WALKING TOUR II: 9:30 a.m., departs 826 St. Ann St. The tour is led by a licensed guide. $20. www.springfiesta.com
  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER HOME TOUR I: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., departs 826 St. Ann St. The self-guided tour takes visitors inside in Vieux Carré homes. $30. www.springfiesta.com

THURSDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 26 TO MARCH 29

  • BIG BOOK SALE: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. The Friends of Jefferson Parish Library hosts a sale of 65,000 books, including many home design and gardening titles. Free. (504) 455-2665,friendsJPL@yahoo.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

  • SHOTGUN HOUSE TOUR: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Irish Channel. This self-guided tour of seven shogun houses demonstrates the versatility of this iconic New Orleans house type. $25 advance, $30 day of tour. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org
  • GROWING VEGETABLES: 10 a.m. to noon, Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden. In the third installment of “Lessons with Lee,” Lee Rouse, of the LSU AgCenter, offers a practical overview of growing vegetables from seed in the spring garden. $10 by advance registration. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org
  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (S. Carrollton at S. Claiborne). The market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids’ tent. Free. (504) 523-1465
  • DAYLILY SOCIETY MEETING: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Eastbank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Dr. Henry Bradford, of Covington, will discuss hybridizing day lilies. Free. eehollan@bellsouth.net
  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER WALKING TOUR III: 9:30 a.m., departs 826 St. Ann St. The tour is led by a licensed guide. $20. www.springfiesta.com

SUNDAY, MARCH 29

  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER WALKING TOUR IV: 9:30 a.m., departs 826 St. Ann St. The tour is led by a licensed guide. $20. www.springfiesta.com
  • SPRING FIESTA FRENCH QUARTER HOME TOUR II: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., departs 826 St. Ann St. The self-guided tour takes visitors inside in Vieux Carré homes. $30. www.springfiesta.com

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

  • NOBG FOUNDATION SYMPOSIUM: Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorJENKS FARMER: 5 p.m. cocktail reception and garden tours, 6:15 p.m. lecture by Jenks Farmer, 7 p.m. Q&A and book signing, Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Garden. The second annual symposium (sponsored by the New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation) features a talk and book-signing by plantsman Augustus Jenkins “Jenks” Farmer, who espouses old style, earth-friendly gardening practices. $45. (504) 483-9473, www.symposium.nobotanicalgarden.com.

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